Savanna Evans

KBUR News Reporter

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Summer Street Fire Investigation Closed


The investigation of the fire that completely engulfed a home at 5136 Summer Street in Burlington Dec. 26th, has been closed. Officials report that the most likely cause of the blaze was due to an electrical overload. The fire, which was reported by a passerby, took the work of 9 Burlington firefighters, and 5 off-duty firefighters to extinguish. Wever, Denmark, and West Burlington Fire Departments were also called to assist. Continue Reading →

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-50° Wind Chills Heading Our Way


Parts of Iowa had wind chill levels of 25-below-zero this morning  and forecasters say it’ll get even colder in a few days. Meteorologist Kevin Skow, at the National Weather Service office in Johnston, says bitter cold air is in an approaching front… “Thankfully, we’ll see a little bit of a brief warm-up here for Friday but then we’re looking for another shot of cold air coming in Sunday into Monday.” While this morning’s wind chill indices were wickedly cold, unfortunately, it can always get worse… “Wind chills early next week look to be pretty frighteningly cold,” Skow says. Continue Reading →

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Obits for Dec. 30th

Name: Paul Daniel “Dan” Hoschek Resident of: Burlington, Iowa

Died: Friday morning, December 27, 2013

Where: University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa

Survivors: Dan is survived by his wife Joyce of Burlington who recently celebrated 13 years together. One daughter, Shelby Hoschek of New London, Iowa and one son Nathan Hoschek also of New London, Iowa. Two step-daughters, Wendy (Kasey) Rider of Danville, IA and Megan Doyle of Burlington, Iowa. Two step-sons, Derrick (Jaleesa) Doyle of Danville, IA and Curtis (Candi) Doyle also of Danville, IA. Grandchildren and step-grandchildren. Continue Reading →

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