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Victim in Iowa grain silo collapse identified

YARMOUTH, Iowa — The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the victim in the grain silo collapse that happened Tuesday morning. Rickey Ryan Kammerer, 30, of Winfield, Iowa was found by search and rescue personnel amongst the debris of the collapsed grain silo. Kammerer had passed away before the rescue crews recovered his body.
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FMHS construction trades team nation’s second best

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Construction trades team had to celebrate some pretty exciting news Friday from an airport terminal At Hartsfield-Jackson International Atlanta Airport. The group of four students including Landes Williams, Emmett Kruse, Andrew Schaefer, and Hayden Wolfe, was planning on attending an award ceremony that...
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Burlington enters community contest for custom downtown mural

Burlington, IA- Downtown Burlington could receive a custom-painted mural, as a result of a video contest. Burlington Downtown Partners have submitted a video to the Governor’s #IowansUnite Community Contest. The Hawk Eye reports that the voting period runs up to 5 PM Wednesday, June 29th. If the video receives...

Iowa man killed when grain silo collapses

YARMOUTH, Iowa — An Iowa man died when a grain silo collapsed Tuesday, authorities said. Authorities recovered the body of Rickey Ryan Kammerer, 30, of Winfield, on Wednesday afternoon, KCRG-TV reported. According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, the Yarmouth Fire Department responded to a call of a...

Burlington Bees spoil the Clinton Elotes afternoon

CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) - The Clinton Lumberkings, errr, Elotes hosted Copa Night at NelsonCorp field, but it was the Bees having the fiesta with the 6-3 win. The Elote tied the game at 2 in the bottom of the fifth inning after Davenport West alum Trevor Burkhart opened up the inning with a triple off the top of the wall, and then scored on a sac fly. But the Bees came buzzing right back, plating 4 runs in the top of the sixth. Former Moline Maroon, Sam Monroe was 2-5 with an RBI to lead Burlington at the plate. Seth Clausen, Pleasant Valley alum, took the loss for Clinton.

Deputies identify man found dead after silo collapsed Yarmouth Tuesday

Illinois still a safe haven for abortion, regardless of Supreme Court decision. Illinois has laws in place protecting a woman’s right to choose regardless of Friday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump endorses Bailey in GOP primary contest for Illinois governor. Updated: 2 hours ago. Former President...

Burlington man arrested after robbing pizza delivery driver

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) - A Burlington, Iowa man is behind bars after police arrested him for allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver. According to a press release, Burlington Police responded to the 100 Block of S. 6th for a report of a robbery at 1:59 a.m. Sunday. Police say they...
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Burlington PD take pizza delivery robbery suspect to jail, receive no tip

On June 26, at approximately 1:59 a.m. the Burlington Police Department was dispatched to the 100 block of S. Sixth for a report of a robbery. Responding units spoke with a delivery driver employed at a local pizza restaurant. The delivery driver told officers his money bag, containing an undisclosed amount of money, had just […]
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Wilson & Triplett Funeral Home obituary – Douglas Keith Briggs, Wayland

Douglas Keith Briggs, age 68 of Wayland, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 23, 2022 , at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. He was born January 14, 1954 at Keokuk, IA, the son of Vincent and June Phillips Briggs. He graduated from Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka...

Man arrested after money stolen from pizza delivery driver

BURLING — A Burlington, Iowa man is being accused of stealing money from a pizza delivery driver. The Burlington Police Department responded just before 2 a.m. Sunday to the 100 block of South 6th Street for the reported robbery. The delivery driver said his money bag, containing an undisclosed...
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Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Randall Leonard Chumbley, 67, Wayland

Randall Leonard Chumbley, 67, of Wayland, MO died Saturday, June 25, 2022 at his home in Wayland, MO. He was born October 6, 1954 in Keokuk, IA the son of Letha May Gilmore Davis. Following his graduation from Clark County High School he enlisted in the United States Army and...
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DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home obituary – Robert K. Harvey, 90, Keokuk

Robert K. Harvey, 90, of Keokuk, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at his home in Keokuk. Robert was born on May 4, 1932, in Luray, Missouri, the son of Leonard P.D. and Helen I. (Frank) Harvey. On August 27, 1988, he was united in marriage to Helen Rowlett in Keokuk. She survives. He was employed at Sheller-Globe for thirty-seven years, retiring at the age of sixty-two. Robert was a member of the American Motorcycle Association for seventeen years and was a motorcycle enthusiast since 1948. He collected Harley-Davidson memorabilia and collected die-cast cars. He enjoyed gardening and yardwork. Robert proudly served his country in the United States Army as part of the 25th Division, serving during the Korean Conflict.
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Vigen Memorial Home obituary – Darin Leon Cale, 56, Montrose

Darin Leon Cale, 56, of Montrose died Saturday, June 25, 2022 at his home in Montrose, IA. He was born August 28, 1965 in Keokuk, IA the son of George and Rozeltha Smith Cale. Darin graduated from Central Lee High School with the class of 1983. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Montrose.