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Woman arrested in Keokuk home arson

KEOKUK, Iowa (KHQA) — A Keokuk woman is facing arson charges after a house fire in the 1300 block of Oak Street. The Keokuk Fire Department was called around 8 a.m. Sunday to a home fully involved with flames. Everyone made it out of the home. Thankfully, firefighters were...
KEOKUK, IA
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West Burlington Police conduct move over sting

West Burlington, IA- The West Burlington Police Department has announced the results of a move-over law sting. According to a news release, on Wednesday, June 22nd, West Burlington Police partnered with Beckman’s Towing to conduct the sting. Using multiple locations on Highway 34 in West Burlington, police conducted 35 traffic stops.
WEST BURLINGTON, IA
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Keokuk home severely damaged by fire

Keokuk, IA- Authorities are still investigating the cause of a Keokuk house fire. On Sunday, June 26th, the Keokuk Fire Department responded to 1306 Oak Street for a report of a house fully engulfed in fire. Upon arrival, fire crews learned that all occupants of the home were able to...
KEOKUK, IA
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Burlington man arrested for theft

Burlington, IA- The Burlington Police Department has announced the arrest of a Burlington man for first-degree theft. According to a news release, on Sunday, June 26th, the Burlington Police Department was dispatched to the 100 block of South 6th Street for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers spoke...
BURLINGTON, IA
Pen City Current

For the Record – Monday, June 27, 2022

06/24/22 – 10:30 a.m. – Fort Madison police responded to a report of a burglary in the 1500 block of Avenue L. 06/24/22 – 1:21 p.m. – Fort Madison police responded to a report of larceny/theft in the 5100 block of Avenue O. 06/24/22 – 4:10...
FORT MADISON, IA
Pen City Current

Rail Yard combines new look with historical flare

FORT MADISON – This won’t be the folksy thing you’re used to with the Old E, or Kinnick South, but you can plan on the same fun environment when the joint opens up again this Friday. Bobby Holtkamp, Scott Meller, and Brock Umthun are bringing a fresh...
FORT MADISON, IA
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Amtrak train on its way to Iowa crashes in Missouri

MENDON, Missouri — An Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago crashed in northern Missouri Monday. Amtrak says the train, eight cars and two locomotives with 243 passengers, crashed in Mendon, Missouri at 1:42 p.m. when it hit a dump truck at a public crossing. The train was...
MENDON, MO
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King Arnold and Narvaez elected mayor pro tem and deputy mayor pro tem

Council Member Carolyn King Arnold was elected mayor pro tem and Council Member Omar Narvaez was elected as deputy mayor pro tem by the Dallas City Council. “It’s an honor to receive the support and enthusiasm of my colleagues in this new role. It is crucial for the City Council to reflect and represent our constituents, and for Black women to be seen and heard in positions of leadership,” King Arnold said.
DALLAS, TX
Pen City Current

Amtrak train headed for FM derails in Missouri

FORT MADISON – An Amtrak passenger train headed for Fort Madison on the Los Angeles to Chicago route derailed today near Mendon, Missouri. According to a statement from Amtrak, the Southwest Chief Train 4, traveling on BNSF tracks from LA to Chicago, derailed eight cars and two locomotives after striking a truck that was allegedly obstructing a public crossing near Mendon.
FORT MADISON, IA
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Mississippi Viking cruises delayed by supply chain issues; additional tour guides needed in Burlington

The maiden voyage of a five-deck, 193-room Mississippi River cruise ship has been delayed by supply chain issues, resulting in two fewer dockings in Burlington this year. Luxury river cruise ship Viking Mississippi had been set to dock twice in Burlington next month, once on July 18 after departing from New Orleans and again on July 28 on its way back down river from St. Paul, Minnesota, but the city now will not welcome its first Viking guests until Aug. 15.
BURLINGTON, IA
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Grassley Scheduled for Visit to Mt. Pleasant

Senator Chuck Grassley will be in Mount Pleasant on Wednesday, June 29, at 2:45 p.m. at the Airport Road Vineyard & Winery located at 2046 255th Street in Mount Pleasant. Grassley will be conducting a Q & A with employees and business owners. Grassley recently stated he is looking to...
MOUNT PLEASANT, IA
Pen City Current

FM girls get first conference title in 12 years

FORT MADISON – Logan Johnson got her conference championship. Johnson, the only senior on Fort Madison’s roster, got to celebrate two wins and the Southeast Conference title on Monday night, when the Bloodhounds swept Keokuk 4-3 and 13-1 on Senior Night at Hoskins Field. It’s the first conference...
FORT MADISON, IA
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DMC Regional Waste 4th of July recycling collection

Burlington, IA- The DMC Regional Waste Commission, which includes area recyclers, the DMC Regional Landfill, the HazChem Center, and the Recycle 2 You gift shop, will be closed on Monday, July 4th. Area recyclers will be collecting Burlington’s Monday curbside recycling route on Friday, July 1st. Monday’s regular route will...
BURLINGTON, IA
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Your First Alert Forecast

A Burlington, Iowa man is behind bars after police arrested him for allegedly robbing a pizza delivery driver. All you need to know about the 2022 John Deere Classic. The tournament runs Wednesday through Sunday. 1 dead in vehicle rollover in Dubuque Co. Updated: 24 hours ago. According to the...
BURLINGTON, IA
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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.
YARMOUTH, IA
Pen City Current

ARPA group aims $3.7M at new health department

FORT MADISON – After a short discussion on where the county stands on funding for a new Lee County Health Department, a panel overseeing allocations of the county’s funds recommended all remaining funds go toward building the new structure. Currently the cost of the new building, according to...
LEE COUNTY, IA
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