A 39-year old Burlington man was killed…his 11-year old son injured…early yesterday(Thur) morning, when their mini-van collided with a semi pulling a grain trailer west of Mediapolis and the van caught fire.
39-year old James Wishmeier of Burlington was killed early this morning when his minivan collided with a semi-truck pulling a grain trailer, west of Mediapolis. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
U-S Senator Joe Donnelly campaigned on behalf of Senate candidate Bruce Braley yesterday(Weds), stopping at the Des Moines County Democratic headquarters in Burlington.
U-S Senator and veteran John McCain campaigned for Joni Ernst yesterday(Weds).
Pat Coakley of Hopefully Yours has been named the Hope Haven organization’s “Outstanding Volunteer,” for the year.
Three people were injured just before 7 last(Weds) night when a motorcycle ridden by a Burlington man hit a deer…and a car approaching the accident scene was struck from behind by another vehicle.
A sixth man has filed the necessary papers with the Des Moines County Auditor’s office to run for the open seat on the Burlington City Council.
Des Moines County Supervisor candidates Tom Broeker and Ann Distelhorst answered questions in front of about two dozen people last(Tue) night at West Burlington City Hall.
More politicians will be hitting the area this week, as we count the days til November 4th.
No action was taken at yesterday’s(Mon) work session…but the Burlington City Council heard from Downtown Partners Director Steve Frevert about the need for some new parking rules downtown.