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Farmers can sign up for new farm bill programs starting next MondayIowa farmers can sign up for two new programs that were included in the latest Farm Bill starting next week. Val Dolcini , administrator of the Farm Service Agency, says farmers actually have several months to determine what works best for them and to make a selection between the Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs. Sign-up begins next Monday, November 17th.
Dolcini says farmers have until March 31st to make a selection. Also, farmers need to update their base acres and planting history information with their local F-S-A office. The deadline to complete that is February 27st. Continue Reading →
Five people split $1,000 just for shopping in downtown Burlington over the weekend. (more…) Continue Reading →
The Burlington City Council holds one of its every-other-week work sessions today(Mon) at 4:30 and will get an update from Bob Welstead of Dial Realty, which is trying to redevelop the former Flint Hills Manor property along Roosevelt and Agency Streets. (more…) Continue Reading →
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Friday on behalf of a Montrose woman who wants to get her voting rights back. (more…) Continue Reading →
Nine candidates and one opening. (more…) Continue Reading →
A 30-year old Burlington woman was seriously injured late yesterday(Sunday) afternoon when her car collided with a van at Highway 34 and Des Moines-Henry Avenue. (more…) Continue Reading →
Because tomorrow’s(Tues) Veterans Day, the Des Moines County Board will meet today(Mon) at 1:30 at the courthouse…and among the “personnel” items on the agenda are three firings and a reclassification announced last week by County Attorney Amy Beavers. (more…) Continue Reading →
In mens college basketball over the weekend….. (more…) Continue Reading →
The Burlington Fire Department needs a stretch of street on which to do some training exercises and they’ve chosen the 1700 block of West Burlington Avenue. (more…) Continue Reading →
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — The funeral for former longtime U.S. Rep. Lane Evans will be Monday in Moline. (more…) Continue Reading →