The Port of Burlington is “going green” thanks to Alliant Energy and the Burlington Renewable Energy Committee. (more…) Continue Reading →
IN HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL…
NORTH SCOTT SWEPT BURLINGTON (25-21, 25-23 & 25-18)
WB TOOK 3-IN-A-ROW FROM CENTRAL LEE (27-25, 25-18 & 28-26)
ND SWEPT DANVILLE (25-20, 25-17 & 25-21)
(#6-1A) NEW LONDON BEAT CARDINAL IN THREE (25-14, 25-15 & 25-10)
IOWA MENNONITE UPSET (#7-1A) WINFIELD-MT.UNION IN 5 GAMES
PEKIN BEAT WAPELLO IN FOUR
COLUMBUS OVER LONE TREE IN FIVE
(#15-4A) MT. PLEASANT TOOK FOUR GAMES TO DEFEAT FT.MADISON
IN GIRLS SWIMMING…
MUSCATINE BEAT BURLINGTON 111 TO 57
IN CROSS COUNTRY…
MID-PRAIRIE WON THE BOYS AND GIRLS MEETS AT THE ENGLISH VALLEYS INVITATIONAL. IN THE BOYS COMPETITION, CLEAR CREEK-AMANA WAS SECOND, L-M THIRD AND HIGHLAND FOURTH.
AMONG THE GIRLS, LOUISA-MUSCATINE FINISHED SECOND, FOLLOWED BY NORTH MAHASKA AND ENGLISH VALLEYS.
IN BOYS GOLF…
JEFF COLWELL LED THE WAY WITH A 39 AND WEST CENTRAL BEAT SOUTHEASTERN 173 TO 183 AT THE TRI-COUNTY COUNTRY CLUB IN AUGUSTA(IL).
***AND AT THE GOLF-WEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE AT SPIRIT HOLLOW IN BURLINGTON, VIRGINIA TECH JUNIOR SCOTT VINCENT SHOT A FINAL ROUND 64 YESTERDAY(TUE), VAULTING HIM INTO A TIE WITH STEWART JOLLY OF LSU FOR FIRST PLACE, AND PUSHING HIS HOKIES INTO SECOND PLACE IN THE TEAM STANDINGS BEHIND OKLAHOMA. ALEX MCMAHON OF ARIZONA AND JAMES NEWTON OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS TIED FOR THIRD, ONE SHOT BEHIND VINCENT & JOLLY. IOWA FINISHED 6TH AS A TEAM, LED BY RYAN MARKS WITH A 216 AND STEVEN IHM, WHO SHOT A 218. Continue Reading →
THE BURLINGTON BEES CLOSED OUT THEIR SERIES IN CLINTON LAST NITE, BEATING THE LUMBERKINGS 6 TO 2 AT ASHFORD UNIVERSITY FIELD. THE BEES ARE IDLE TODAY, AND WILL BE HOME TO FACE THE KANE COUNTY COUGARS TOMORROW NITE AT COMMUNITY FIELD. YOU CAN HEAR ALL THE ACTION ON KBUR WITH BRANDON MARCUS.
THE BURLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER TEAM LOST TO NORTH SCOTT 5 TO NOTHING LAST NITE IN A 2A REGIONAL SEMIFINAL GAME IN ELDRIDGE. THE GRAYHOUNDS END THEIR SEASON AT 8 AND 9, AND JUST A GAME AWAY FROM A STATE TOURNAMENT APPEARANCE.
IN GIRLS SOFTBALL…
WB-ND 9, NEW LONDON 1
BHS BEAT DAVENPORT CENTRAL TWICE, 14 TO 4 AND 5 TO 3. FAIRFIELD BEAT FT. MADISON TWICE, 7-4 AND 2-1. Continue Reading →
The American Red Cross has clean up supplies available for families that have been impacted by recent severe weather and flooding in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. (more…) Continue Reading →
BEIRUT (AP) _ Syria’s government reportedly has received the first shipment of
long-range air defense missiles from Russia. (more…) Continue Reading →
Iowa Congressman Dave Lobesack is calling on the President to approve the federal disaster request for 19 Iowa counties, several of them in this area. (more…) Continue Reading →
Lee county’s narcotics task force has arrested a Ft. Madison man, a Keokuk woman, and a New London man on felony drug charges. (more…) Continue Reading →
If you’re a Burlington resident you may want to find another route to work tomorrow if you use Agency Street, from Columbus to Conrad. (more…) Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales fell in March from February by the most in nine months, indicating higher taxes and weak hiring have made consumers more cautious about spending. (more…) Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose to a four-month high last week, although the increase partly reflects seasonal distortions around the spring holidays. (more…) Continue Reading →