Red Oak Police Report Drug-related Arrest
(Red Oak) A Burlington, Iowa, man faces drug charges following a traffic stop in Red Oak on Saturday afternoon. Police conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Highway 34 and N. 4th Street. During the investigation, Police arrested 57-year-old Joseph Ireland for Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana, and Possession of Paraphernalia. Authorities transported Ireland to the Montgomery County Jail and held him on a $1,000 bond.
A Haunted Road In Iowa That Will Give You Chills
Iowa, renowned for its cornfields, farms, and friendly populace, harbors a lesser-known aspect filled with ghostly tales, folklore, and enigmas. Among the eerie locales lies Stony Hollow Road, a nocturnal enigma locals often avoid, steeped in paranormal lore and subject to numerous investigations. Situated near Burlington in the state’s southeast, this gravel road winds through wooded hillsides, commanding a view of the Mississippi River. Let’s delve into the history, legend, and reported sightings that shroud Stony Hollow Road in mystery.
Burlington man sentenced to over 16 years in federal prison on drug charges
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - A Burlington man was sentenced Wednesday to 200 months, or 16 years and eight months, in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. According to court documents, between January and October 2022, 62-year-old Hardy Pegues III conspired with others to distribute...
Out-of-control Burlington fire burns 200 acres
No injuries were reported as a result of a controlled burn that was out of control in Burlington. On February 28 at 5:11 p.m., the Burlington Fire Department was dispatched for a report of. a controlled burn that was out of control in the 2000 block of Sullivan Slough Rd.,...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.17 and $3.59 in Carthage as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest 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 Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Keokuk Community School District Showcases Talent at Annual All City Band Festival
The All City Band Festival, a yearly event showcasing Keokuk Community School District's (KCSD) instrumental music program, occurred on March 1. The festival included performances from various school bands. Jim Short, Keokuk Middle School's principal, hoped the audience would appreciate the talent displayed from the fifth grade to high school bands.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in Macomb, IL
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of macomb..
Keokuk man arrested following pursuit
Keokuk, IA- The Keokuk Police Department has announced the arrest of a man following a pursuit. According to a news release, at about 10:02 AM on Sunday, February 25th, a Keokuk Police Department Officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of North 5th Street and Grand Avenue.
Macomb boys basketball shoots its way to the IHSA Elite Eight
CANTON — Macomb hit nine 3-pointers en route to a 54-38 win over Taylor Ridge Rockridge in the Class 2A Canton Sectional boys basketball championship game. The Bombers (28-5) won the school their first sectional since 2006 and advanced to the Springfield Supersectional to face Williamsville at 6 p.m. Monday.
For the Record - Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024
02/28/24 – 1:47 p.m. – Fort Madison Police arrested Devin Andrew Kay, 33, of Fort Madison in the 100 block of 29th Place on a charge of simple assault. He was taken to Lee County Jail and held. 02/28/24 – 2:39 p.m. – Fort Madison Police responded to...
WIU president steps down, interim named
MACOMB (WGEM) - Western Illinois University announced on Friday that President Guiyou Huang is stepping down from his position. Officials said his last day will be March 31. According to WIU officials, pending Board of Trustees approval, Quad Cities Campus Operations Vice President Kristi Mindrup will serve as interim president starting April 1.
Cheers to Burlington: Discover the Top 4 Pubs Worth Your Time
In this article, we're exploring four exceptional pubs located in Burlington. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear your experiences, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below:
The coldest February in Lee County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Highschool Basketball | 04 March Williamsville Boys Game Notice
The Williamsville Boys Basketball team will have a Playoff game with Macomb(Macomb, IL) on 04 March, 2024, 6 PM. As of now, Bullets has won 25 games and lost 11 games, and the winning rate is 0.694.
Western Illinois earns 76-65 win against SIU-Edwardsville
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Ryan Myers scored 24 points as Western Illinois beat SIU-Edwardsville 76-65 on Saturday night. Myers had six rebounds for the Leathernecks (20-11, 13-5 Ohio Valley Conference). Jesiah West scored 13 points while going 4 of 10 and 5 of 11 from the free throw line, and added six rebounds. Quinlan Bennett was 6 of 12 shooting and 1 of 4 from the free throw line to finish with 13 points.
Burlington woman charged with Reckless use of a Firearm
Burlington, IA- The Burlington Police Department says a woman has been charged with reckless use of a firearm. According to a news release, at about 10:48 PM Monday, February 26th, officers responded to a report of a single gunshot being heard in the area of Maple Street and South 8th Street.
Western Illinois faces a federal complaint regarding scholarships
(The Center Square) – Western Illinois University is the subject of a federal civil rights complaint about scholarships. Cornell University law professor William A. Jacobson is the founder of the Equal Protection Project, or EqualProtect.org, which claims that 16 scholarships at Western Illinois are discriminatory. “So these are scholarships which are open only to certain races, certain ethnicities and, in some cases, certain genders and certain gender identities,” Jacobson said. ...
Burlington man arrested for theft, forgery
Burlington, IA- The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a Burlington man for forgery and 2nd-degree theft. According to a news release, on January 24th, Des Moines County Deputies took a report of a forgery from Four Seasons Landscaping. Deputies were advised that an employee,...
Woman Returns Thrown Eggs with Gunshot
A Burlington woman fired a bullet after individuals attempted to egg her house. On the 26th of February just before 11:00pm, Burlington Police Officers responded to a report of a single gunshot in the area of Maple and S. 8th St. During investigation, officers located evidence of a shot being fired. Iva Ellen Cale, a resident of 810 Maple St. admitted to shooting a round as a warning shot to citizens attempting to throw eggs at her residence. She was charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm.
Man Crashes Into Unknown Vehicle in Lee County
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office reports of a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday. 22-year-old Nicholas Ziegelmeyer of Burlington was traveling south bound in the 1800 block of Highway 61 in a sedan just after noon. Ziegelmeyer is uncertain of how the event unfolded but stated that he was merging to the right when there was a collision. The driver stated that he has a medical condition and probably should not have been driving.