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Tom Harkin Aides Coming to Southeast Iowa

Two of U-S Senator Tom Harkin’s aides will soon be making stops in southeast Iowa, part of a summer tour highlighting what the retiring lawmaker says has been his partnership with Iowa communities through the…


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Starr’s Cave Receives $50,000 Grant

The Starr’s Cave Nature Center received a nice grant, that over the next five years will help fund Des Moines County Conservation Environmental Education efforts and facility renovations at the nature center.




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Thirsty Burglar Hits Cash Store

The break-in we first told you about yesterday morning at Hometown Cash Advance in Burlington…was apparently committed by a man with a big thirst and not much patience.




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Early Morning Cash Store Hijinks

An informed source says Burlington Police have arrested someone in connection with an apparent break-in at the Hometown Cash Advance store at 28-30 Mt. Pleasant Street, just before 4 o’clock this(Thurs) morning.


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WBFD to Get $253,000 from D.C.

The West Burlington Fire Department has learned it’s in-line for more than $253,000 from the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.