Savanna Evans

KBUR News Reporter

Recent Posts

Telephone Scam in Lee County

Scam

The Lee County Community is the target of a telephone scam. According to the Sheriff’s Office, citizens are receiving phone calls from a person claiming to be with the IRS. The citizen is told that the officer is attempting to collect unpaid taxes, and will come to their residence to arrest them if the taxes are not paid. This scam is also occurring in Missouri. The call originates from 585-697-3579. Continue Reading →

Filed under: ,

Gas Prices Expected to go Back Up

shell-gas-station-pump

The holidays are over, and gas in Burlington is once again under $3 a gallon. Unfortunately, Senior Petroleum Analyst, Gregg Laskoski, says you can expect those prices to go back up… “This has really been the results of very little consumer demand in January, that has been magnified by the pretty severe weather that we’ve experienced. I don’t know if we should read too much into this. We still expect gas prices to probably start climbing during the first quarter of this year. Continue Reading →

Filed under: ,

Keokuk Meth Bust

METH

Two Keokuk residents were arrested Monday on felony and misdemeanor drug charges. 29-year-old Christopher Matous and 21-year-old Eryn Eppel, of 3014 7th Street, Apt #2 in Keokuk were arrested at their home. Eppel has been charged with Conspiracy to Manufacture Meth in Excess of Five Grams and Maintaining a Drug House. If convicted, Eppel faces 27 years in prison. Matous was also arrested on those same charges in addition to Possession with Intent to Deliver Meth Less Than Five Grams (second or subsequent offense) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Continue Reading →

Filed under: ,

County Attorney Moves to US Bank

US-Bank-logo

It’s “goodbye” Burlington Police Building, and “Hello” US Bank. That followed a unanimous vote by the Des Moines County Board this morning to sign a lease for a new home for the county attorney’s office. Supervisor Tom Broeker… “This board’s primary concern is the safety of the county attorney staff. The US Bank offices are available almost immediately. Continue Reading →

Filed under: ,