Burlington Police Department: man arrested on multiple drug charges
Burlington, IA- The Burlington Police Department has announced the arrest of a man on multiple drug-related charges. According to a news release, for the past several months, the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force has been investigating a report of Jordan Blint manufacturing Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) in the Burlington area. On Friday,...
Boys’ Wrestling: SEC All-Conference Honors
Mt. Pleasant, IA- The Southeast Conference (SEC) released the All-Conference honors for boys’ wrestling and here’s how everything stands. For boys’ wrestling, Fort Madison finished atop the conference standings finishing 5-0. The Bloodhounds touted five All-Conference 1st Teamers in Luke Vanderpool (126-pound weight class), Nolan Riddle (157-pound weight class), Isaac Thacher (190-pound weight class), Teague Smith (215-pound weight class), and Cory Arnett (285-pound weight class). Noah Swigart, Logan Pennock, Cade Goodrich, and Joe Hartman made the All-Conference 2nd Team with Riddle, Thacher, Arnett, and Hartman qualifying for the state tournament. Riddle was also tabbed SEC Wrestler of the Year.
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax Resigns After Seven Years, Pledges Smooth Transition
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax called it quits on Tuesday after seven years at the helm, laying out his exit plan and hopes for a smooth transition in a statement. Broadnax, who has been a key figure in Dallas City Hall, expressed pride over his accomplishments and thanked the community for the chance to lead one of the country's largest cities.
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.
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...
Keokuk man charged with murder following altercation
Keokuk, IA- The Keokuk Police Department says that a man is now charged with murder following an altercation with his father that occurred in January. According to a news release, the Lee County Attorney’s Office has amended the charge in the case of Craig Rockenbach to Second Degree Murder.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Burlington as of 2024-02-23. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Suspicious fire damages largest sycamore tree in Iowa at Geode State Park
DANVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) - A suspicious fire damaged the largest sycamore tree in Iowa at Geode State Park on Sunday, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said. The DNR is investigating the fire and has asked for information from the public regarding the fire. A visitor noticed the tree was...
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.
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...
Back in the Hawkeye State: Former Iowa Hawkeye star introduced as ne Keokuk head football
KEOKUK, Iowa (KHQA) — In January, the Keokuk High School football program was in the market for a new head coach following the resignation of former head coach Josh Roberts. The plan was simple--find a coach who can build off their previous success and they have found that person in former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL Receiver Marvin McNutt.
Solon boys basketball falls to Keokuk in 3A regional semifinals
The Solon boys basketball team knew they were in for a fight heading into their regional semifinal matchup against Keokuk on Thursday in Solon. The Spartans eliminated Keokuk in last season’s regional quarterfinals, but it was the Chiefs who got their hand raised this time around. Solon’s season came...
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.
Interim position in Adams County leads Pratt to withdraw from race for state’s attorney in Hancock County
QUINCY — Christopher Pratt announced on his campaign Facebook page Wednesday morning he is withdrawing from the race for state’s attorney in Hancock County. “I apologize to the people of Hancock County and the Hancock County Republican Party for the timing of this decision,” Pratt wrote. “Recent developments within my current office have shifted key issues for the present and immediate future.”
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.
Keokuk Community School Foundation Offering $40,000 in Scholarships to KHS 2024 Graduates
The Keokuk Community School Foundation (KCSF) is providing over $40,000 in scholarships to 2024 Keokuk High School (KHS) graduates, including a former graduate. More than 11 scholarships are available, including the new Lucas Nye Memorial Scholarship. Applicants for this scholarship need to submit an essay on the topic “Live Like Lucas” and demonstrate good character, active volunteer work, involvement in church or community activities, and a strong work ethic.
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.
Gun-involved arrests log for Sunday
In view of Governor Landry and state Legislature addressing crime, a daily gun tally. Arrests are accusations, not convictions. Dalton Bell, 26, Alexandria — firearm with drugs 2 counts, possession, $3,000 bail;. Larry Frazier, 63, Ball — firearm possession by convicted felon, contempt 3 counts, $6,500 bail;. Derrick...
New Warsaw saga continues
Several dozen Clearing residents interested in the future of the shuttered New Warsaw Restaurant & Banquets property, 6250 W. 63rd St., had their say last week. More than 50 people turned out on Feb. 14 at the Clearing Branch Library to hear from businessman Filemon Ramirez, who is in the process of purchasing the New Warsaw from its longtime owner, Teresa Marcinkowski.