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Charity Begins at Home, in Burlington, WB and Mt. Pleasant

YOU CAN DO YOUR SHOPPING TODAY(SAT) IN BURLINGTON, WEST BURLINGTON AND MT. PLEASANT AND HELP OUT TWO GOOD CAUSES AS WELL. THE PRIMARY PLACE FOR THE “COMMUNITY FOOD DRIVE” IS THE HY-VEE STORE ON AGENCY IN BURLINGTON, TODAY(SAT) FROM 9 TO 3…ALL DONATIONS FROM THE BURLINGTON FOOD DRIVE GO TO THE ST. VINCENT DEPAUL PANTRY.  

THERE’S ANOTHER FOOD DRIVE TODAY(SAT) FROM 9 TO 3 AT THE HY-VEE IN MT. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

A Day to Give Thanks…for Football & Basketball

IT’S THANKSGIVING AND THAT MEANS NFL FOOTBALL.  

GAME-ONE ON FOX FEATURES THE GREEN BAY PACKERS AT DETROIT…FOLLOWED ON CBS BY THE OAKLAND RAIDERS AT DALLAS TO FACE THE COWBOYS…AND TONITE(THUR) ON NBC IT’LL BE THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS AT BALTIMORE (TO TAKE ON THE DEFENDING SUPER BOWL CHAMPION RAVENS).  

IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL THIS EVENING, IOWA PLAYS XAVIER AND YOU CAN HEAR THAT GAME ON KBUR. Continue Reading

Henderson County Village Plans for Future

THE STRONGHURST VILLAGE BOARD IS HOSTING A PLANNING SESSION TONITE(THUR). THE PURPOSE OF THE MEETING…TO WHICH THE WHOLE TOWN IS INVITED…IS TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF AN “ACTION PLAN,” FOR CREATING THE COMMUNITY IN WHICH EVERYONE WANTS TO LIVE AND WORK.  

THE MEETING IS OPEN TO EVERYONE WHO CONSIDERS STRONGHURST THEIR HOME COMMUNITY AND ALL AGES ARE WELCOME.   TONITE’S(THUR) SESSION WILL BE HELD AT THE STRONGHURST FIRE STATION, BEGINNING AT 7 O’CLOCK. Continue Reading

Corse Teachers’ Aide Hoover On the Job

A SPECIAL EDUCATION AIDE…FIRED BY THE BURLINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR CALLING POLICE ABOUT ASSAULTS IN HER CLASSROOM…HAS BEEN REHIRED WITH BACK PAY & BENEFITS, INTEREST ON BOTH, AND HER ATTORNEY’S FEES. A REPORT IN THE HAWK EYE…A LOCAL NEWSPAPER…SAYS NEVA HOOVER WAS RE-INSTATED TO HER ASSOCIATE’S POSITION AT CORSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AFTER WINNING A SO-CALLED “WHISTLEBLOWER” SUIT IN DES MOINES COUNTY COURT. SHE HAD ALSO FILED A GRIEVANCE WITH THE TEACHERS UNION FOLLOWING HER DISMISSAL, WHICH CAME AFTER SHE REPORTED THE ATTACKS TO SCHOOL OFFICIALS AND THEN NOTIFIED BURLINGTON POLICE WHEN HER SUPERIORS DIDN’T RESPOND. Continue Reading

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N.London Girl Killed When SUV Hits Implement

A NEW LONDON TEEN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE VICTIM OF A FATAL ACCIDENT SATURDAY NITE ON HIWAY-34, NEAR JIMTOWN ROAD. EMMA RITCHEY WAS KILLED WHEN THE SUV HER MOTHER WAS DRIVING REAR-ENDED AN AUGER BEING PULLED BY A WESTBOUND TRACTOR. DES MOINES COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY RITCHEY WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD SHORTLY AFTER THE CRASH…BONNIE COOPER WAS INJURED, BUT NOT BADLY ENOUGH TO BE TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL…AND THE MAN DRIVING THE TRACTOR, DAN BURNETT OF ILLINOIS, WAS NOT HURT. THE IOWA STATE PATROL IS HELPING OUT WITH THE INVESTIGATION.  

A LEE COUNTY MAN WAS KILLED LATE FRIDAY MORNING WHEN HE DROVE HIS SUV AROUND A BARRICADE ON CHALK-RIDGE ROAD (AT 265TH AVENUE) AND INTO THE NORTH DITCH, WHERE THE VEHICLE ROLLED AND CLIFF HERMES(HER-miss) WAS THROWN OUT. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

High School Football Night; State Golf at Marion

IN HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TONITE(WEEK-7)…
 

BURLINGTON HOSTS BETTENDORF (KBUR)

WB-ND HOSTS WEST LIBERTY (LIVE REPORTS DURING THE BHS GAME)

 

FAIRFIELD AT FORT MADISON

KEOKUK AT WILLIAMSBURG

WASHINGTON AT MT. PLEASANT

MID-PRAIRIE AT MEDIAPOLIS

COLUMBUS AT CENTRAL LEE

HIGHLAND AT DANVILLE

NEW LONDON AT LISBON

VAN BUREN AT LONE TREE

WACO AT WINFIELD-MT.UNION

WEST CENTRAL AT MID-COUNTY

MERCER CO. AT WEST PRAIRIE

ILLINI WEST AT TRENTON MO. WEST HANCOCK AT MONMOUTH-ROSEVILLE

MACOMB AT ILL. VALLEY CENTRAL

 

IN H-S VOLLEYBALL LAST NITE…

 

(#3-1A) NEW LONDON BEAT WB IN 3 GAMES

CENTRAL LEE OVER ND IN FOUR

MEDIAPOLIS DEFEATED WAPELLO IN THREE

(#12-1A) WINFIELD-MT.UNION SWEPT WACO

(#13-1A) IA MENNONITE BEAT COLUMBUS IN THREE

CARDINAL BEAT HARMONY IN THREE

PAYSON OVER WEST HANCOCK IN TWO

 

IN COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL TONITE…IT’S THE SCC CLASSIC

 

IN BOYS H-S GOLF…IT’S THE CLASS 4A STATE TOURNEY AT MARION Continue Reading

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Port of Burlington’s New “Eco-Friendly” Feature

The Port of Burlington is “going green” thanks to Alliant Energy and the Burlington Renewable Energy Committee. The committee installed a solar photovoltiac system on the roof of the Port which supplies some, but not all, of the energy needed to run the building. The new system also features a display inside the Port that shows how much energy the system is generating, which was provided by a $2,650 grant from Alliant. Alliant Energy is working to bring awareness about the benifits solar energy can have on the Burlington Community. Continue Reading

KBUR Sports

Hawkeyes Take 6th at GolfWeek Challenge

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