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Man found dead after vehicle accident in Des Moines County

DES MOINES COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) - The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office says a man has been found dead after a vehicle accident into a creek. Deputies responded to a reported vehicle found in a small creek around 1:15 Monday afternoon in the 22000 block of Morning Sun Road the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
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New London man found dead in vehicle partially submerged in creek

Burlington, IA- The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office says a New London man was found dead inside a vehicle that was partially submerged in a creek. According to a news release on Monday, May 16th, at about 1:15 PM, deputies were dispatched to the 22000 blk of Morning Sun Rd in reference to a vehicle that was in a small creek.
NEW LONDON, IA
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Navigator Co2 pipeline coming to Des Moines County

Burlington, IA- Des Moines County will be part of Navigator’s Heartland Greenway carbon capture pipeline. The Hawk Eye reports that the company announced this week that they had entered a multi-year agreement with Big River Resources, which has ethanol plants in Galva, Illinois, as well as in West Burlington and Dyersville.
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New London Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

Monday, at about 1:15 PM, Des Moines County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 22000 block of Morning Sun Road to investigate a report of a vehicle found in a small creek. The vehicle was partially submerged in the creek and the body of 60-year-old William Walter Totemeier of...
NEW LONDON, IA
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Take a walk among the dinosaurs in ‘that one Des Moines garden’ this July

After a four-year hiatus, the Polk County Master Gardeners’ Garden Tour is back, highlighting 11 exceptional gardeners and garden enthusiasts across the county, including Urbandale, Clive, Des Moines and Ankeny. The tour is part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County. One stop on the tour...
DES MOINES, IA

How Iowa ag secretary hopeful John Norwood has a plan to make Iowa the Silicon Valley of ag with sustainability in mind

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture candidate John Norwood, a Des Moines Democrat, wants to make ag hip again.  During a visit to Burlington this week, during which he attended the Des Moines County Democrats' annual banquet, Norwood shared with The Hawk Eye a vision for the future of Iowa's ag sector that includes farm parks, crop and farmer diversification, soil and water conservation, and education that he believes will draw more people to rural Iowa and encourage healthier farming practices.  ...
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Here's what to know about Navigator CO2, carbon capture pipeline project in Des Moines County

Des Moines County is set to be a part of Navigator's Heartland Greenway carbon capture and sequestration system, and with it will come 9.31 miles of pipeline.  The company announced this week that it entered a 20-year agreement with Big River Resources, which has ethanol plants in West Burlington and Dyersville in Iowa, as well as one in Galva, Illinois. ...
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Burlington man arrested for burglary

A Burlington man was arrested for four counts of burglary and related charges. Deputies with the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Sunday, May 8 at approximately 6:39 p.m. deputies were dispatched to 17652 Highway 99 for a suspicious vehicle parked on the property. Deputies were advised that someone may have been been cutting copper wire at the residence. Deputies searched the area and found a man hiding in the brush to the north of the residence. The suspect was given verbal commands to come out, and he ran from deputies through a field before being detained. The suspect was identified as Jens Millard, 46, of Burlington.
BURLINGTON, IA
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Burlington man is in custody on 4 counts of burglary

DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) - According to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office, on May 8th, 2022 at 6:39 pm, deputies were called to 17652 Highway 99 for a suspicious vehicle parked on the property. Deputies say they were told someone had been cutting copper wire at the home.
BURLINGTON, IA
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UNI track and field has shot at historical, fourth-consecutive crown

ESPN3 (starts at 6:50 p.m. CT) CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - The UNI men's track and field team is looking to win its fourth consecutive outdoor Missouri Valley Conference this weekend. A team title would set a program record. UNI last won three consecutive outdoor championships with wins in 2007, 2008 and 2009. Head coach Dave Paulsen is the first UNI coach to have three MVC outdoor titles to his name.
CEDAR FALLS, IA