‘Too much for a little body’: Boy, 5, died after his body was overwhelmed by 4 viruses that ‘spread like wildfire’The US Sun 2 DAYS AGO
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Burlington, IA?
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around burlington.
Company fined for enormous, stagnant pallet stockpile
A business has accumulated up to 2 million wood pallets at a site south of Burlington that have languished for nearly two years and pose a fire risk for nearby residents, according to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. The department recently fined the Ames Business Group, of Keokuk, $10,000 for the stockpile of pallets […] The post Company fined for enormous, stagnant pallet stockpile appeared first on Iowa Capital Dispatch.
Teen struck by train in Henderson County
A 17-year-old Burlington boy was killed Monday after being struck by an Amtrak train in Henderson County, Illinois State Police said.
Scientists to study carp species on the Mississippi between Keokuk and Burlington
Grass carp graze on aquatic plants. In fact, fish biologist James Wamboldt of the U.S. Geological Survey said they were intentionally introduced to waterways throughout the nation to control plant growth underwater. “What we’ve found over the decades of doing this, they really disrupt the food web by removing all...
Affordable Trees for Alliant Energy Customers: Pick-Up at Local Iowa Locations
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Alliant Energy are offering a range of trees for $25 each. The selection includes hardwoods, ornamental, and evergreen trees. This offer is for Alliant Energy customers, who can buy up to two trees.
Former Iowa Wesleyan Buildings Repurposed to 150+ Apartments
Christpoher Ales met with the Henry County Supervisors on Thursday regarding Iowa Wesleyan Redevelopment. Mr. Ales is part of an ownership group that purchased 6 buildings on the former campus in October, consisting of the dormitories on the east and west side of the campus, as well as the Science Building and Hershey Hall.
Savor the Flavors: Top 4 Italian Eateries in Burlington You Must Try
This article presents a curated list of four Italian restaurants in Burlington. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Iowa’s oldest sycamore tree damaged by suspicious fire
DANVILLE, IOWA — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is asking the public for help as they investigate a suspicious fire that severely damaged the state’s largest sycamore tree. The tree, which has lived for 350 years in the area that is now Geode State Park in southeastern Iowa, was burned on February 18th. The […]
Southeast Iowa suspect charged with possession of illegal narcotics
FORT MADISON, Iowa — A southeast Iowa man faces a variety of drug charges following his recent arrest by the Lee County Narcotics Task Force. John Allen Scott Jr., 46, of Fort Madison, was charged after a search warrant was carried out at a residence in Fort Madison. Scott...
Police: Keokuk man facing murder charge after father died from January fight
LEE Co., Iowa (KWQC) - A man is now facing a murder charge after his father died from injuries in a fight in January, according to police. The Lee County Attorney amended charges on Tuesday. Craig L. Rockenbach, 43, is now charged with second-degree murder, a Class felony, punishable by up to 50 years in prison.
Monmouth College Alumni Join Forces to Run Successful Farm Management and Insurance Agency
Julie Larson Martin ('00) and 2007 classmates Jared Kunkle and Rachel Jenks Kunkle spoke at the February 15 meeting of Monmouth Associates. But what you haven't heard is the punchline variation a trio of Monmouth College graduates have created. Teacher Julie Larson Martin ('00), accountant Rachel Jenks Kunkle ('07), and...
Semi Truck Slams into Car in Mt. Pleasant on Monday Morning
There was a car vs semi accident on Monday morning. According to a police report, a Nissan sedan, owned and operated by John Kline of Mt. Pleasant, was attempting to turn North onto Iris Road from Washington St. The vehicle was struck by a Semi Truck, operated by Elton Spell of Texas, who was traveling west on Washington St through the intersection.
Burlington woman serves one day jail sentence for dancing on Iowa City Police car
A woman who danced on an Iowa City Police car has served a one-day jail sentence. The incident in question occurred on the Ped Mall just before 12:30 a.m. on August 14th of 2022. Arrest records indicate 22-year-old Deborah Williams of Burlington jumped on top of an ICPD squad car and began dancing while taking a picture. Williams damaged the hood with scratches and dents. The incident was caught on security video, and Williams was later identified and taken into custody.
Rockridge uses big 2nd half to beat Monmouth-Roseville
Rockridge uses big 2nd half to beat Monmouth-Roseville.
How personal income has changed in Warren County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Warren County, Illinois and how it compares to state and national levels.
City Manager T.C. Broadnax Resigns
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax will resign June 3, at the suggestion of the majority of the Dallas City Council. “This resignation is a necessary step toward fostering an environment conducive to maximizing the potential of our beloved city,” a news release about the resignation says. The release says...
Phase One of the Downtown Monmouth Streetscape Beautification Project to Begin
The City of Monmouth has signed the construction contract with Laverdiere Construction to begin Phase 1 of the Downtown Monmouth beautification project, beginning with the water main replacements in each of the quadrants, explains City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher:. “The first phase of the project, which is replacing the water main...
A Ferocious Entrepreneur
Morrow ’11 uses grit, ‘figure-it-out-iveness’ to keep raising Roof Tiger’s ceiling. – Right around the time of the start of the COVID pandemic, Ben Morrow decided a change was in order. “I felt called to take a massive risk,” said Morrow, who graduated from Monmouth College...
2024 Shamrock Shuffle deadline for t-shirts approaching
Burlington, IA- Event organizers for the 2024 Burlington Shamrock Shuffle are advising residents that the deadline to receive a t-shirt with registration is Wednesday, February 28th. Participants are advised to register by the 28th to receive a t-shirt with registration. The 2024 Shamrock Shuffle will take place on Saturday, March...
Smithfield Foods Supports Local Community in a Big Way
City of Monmouth, Smithfield Foods, Inc., United Way GWC, United Way Illinois, United Way Worldwide. Released by Smithfield Foods, Inc. in cooperation with United Way of Greater Warren County. Small rural communities thrive when local profit and nonprofit businesses work together. A sense of belonging for everyone comes when neighbors...