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...
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.
Two southeastern Iowa 8th graders named National STEM Champions
DONNELLSON, Iowa — Two eighth-grade students at Central Lee Middle School have punched their ticket to the 2024 National STEM Festival in Washington D.C. this April. Addison Hohl and Caedon Newton both entered the National STEM Challenge with their own, unique projects. They were tasked with identifying a real-world issue, hypothesizing a solution and then experimenting and testing their theories.
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.
Sheriff’s Office: Two Vehicles Stolen, One Recovered
The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of thefts that occurred over three days. On February 17, the sheriff’s office said a Honda CR125 dirtbike was reported stolen from the yard of a residence on Old Main Street. Two days later, an older model Green...
Drought Conditions Remain Steady Across Iowa
According to the latest drought index map, drought conditions across the state are remaining steady despite recent snow and rains. 19% of Iowa counties are still experiencing an extreme drought. Locally, all of Jefferson and most of Wapello, Keokuk, Henry, and Van Buren Counties are experiencing a moderate drought, which is the first classification of four. One month ago nearly 60% of the state was experiencing an extreme drought.
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.
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.
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...
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Montrose as of 2024-02-21. 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 Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office: two theft incidents in three days
Milton, IA- The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two theft incidents that took place over three days. According to a news release, the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office received reports of two thefts in Milton over three days. On Saturday, February 17th, a Honda CR125 dirt...
Clear Creek Amana punches ticket to the Iowa girls basketball state tournament with win over Keokuk
It was win-or-go-home for Clear Creek Amana as they faced Keokuk on Tuesday with a spot in the Iowa girls state basketball tournament up for grabs. One challenge stood in CCA's way, and it was the Chiefs--who averaged a 25-point margin of victory and were 7-0 in Class 4A competition heading into Tuesday. CCA...
Warsaw, February 21 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 2 high school 🏀 games in Warsaw. The Illini West High School basketball team will have a game with Warsaw High School - West Hancock on February 21, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
Trouble in Milton: Two Occurrences of Theft in Three Days
There’s trouble in Van Buren County, as there have been two thefts reported in Milton in just the past 3 days. On February 17th, a Honda CR125 Dirt bike was reported stolen from a yard on Old Main St. Today, an older model Green Polaris Ranger with homemade wooden doors was reported stolen from a yard of a residence on E. Harris St.
Keokuk School District will reroute some students to different buildings
Some students in the Keokuk district will be moved to different buildings next school year. The plan approved by the school board will send kindergarten and first grade students to the George Washington School Building, 116 N. Eighth St., and students in second through fifth grade will attend classes at the Hawthorne School Building, 2940 Decatur St.
State Authorities Advise Dog Breeder To Scale Back Their Business
State authorities are advising an Iowa dog breeder to scale back her business after multiple dogs in her care passed away from the cold so the animals in her care can be adequately cared for. A U.S. Department of Agriculture federal inspector paid a visit to the Cantril kennel in...
Crash west of Kahoka injures man from Wyaconda
An accident occurred on Clark County Road 156, approximately five miles west of Kahoka, Missouri, at 9:30 p.m. on February 17, 2024, resulting in serious injuries to a local man. Daniel J. Doyle, 56, from Wyaconda, Missouri, was driving a 2013 Buick Enclave westbound when his vehicle crossed the center...
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...
MoDOT readies for active spring with key road, bridge projects in Northeast Missouri
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is gearing up for another busy spring as road crews prepare to start work on several projects across northeast Missouri. First off, road crews are planning rehabilitation work on 25 bridges across Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Macon, Schuyler, Scotland and...
Keokuk High School Welcomes Marvin McNutt, Former NFL Star, as Head Varsity Football Coach for 2024 Season
Keokuk High School has appointed Marvin McNutt as the head varsity football coach for the 2024 season. McNutt, a former NFL Wide Receiver, graduated from Hazelwood Central High School in St. Louis, Missouri, where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and football. He later attended the University of Iowa, transitioning from a quarterback to a leading receiver.