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BHS ACT Scores above State Average

Burlington High School got its ACT scores back, and Principal Tom Messinger was able to give the school board some good news at last night’s meeting… “The Burlington High School students scored above the state…




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Man Found in Sperry Pond

The investigation is incomplete, but local authorities say a 69-year old man apparently drowned last(Mon) night in a pond near Sperry.



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Cold Front Moving In

Seven southeast Iowa counties are under a heat advisory until 8 o’clock tonight as high temperatures are forecast in the lower 90s with a heat index over 100 degrees.


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Fire Pit Discussion Could Ignite

The Burlington City Council holds one of its every-other-week work sessions today(Mon) and may talk some more about a proposed ordinance change that would allow backyard fire pits.