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Cash arrived Wednesday to cover finishing touches in the renovation of Burlington's train depot building. The Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded Burlington $75,000 through its 2017 Main... [Read More]
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Every fall, different sections of the Des Moines County Courthouse start to smell a bit like a sewer. Rodney Bliesener, the county's maintenance supervisor, is on... [Read More]
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Take a walk down Jefferson Street and historic preservation is apparent.There's the Loft and the First United Methodist Church. The church burned in April 2007,... [Read More]
Burlington picked Jon Billups, Lynda Murray and Matthew Rinker to be its new council members.Billups had the most votes, with 1,213.Murray came in second with... [Read More]
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Those people on Facebook are "cowards," so said Scott Diehl. He told The Hawk Eye his campaign was over on Oct. 14, then said it was... [Read More]
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Thirty years ago, a women's running group in Des Moines laughed at Lynda Murray when she said she wanted to run a marathon within the... [Read More]
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The Greater Burlington Partnership forum for Burlington City Council candidates began at 5:30 p.m. tonight at city hall. The six vying for three seats in... [Read More]
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The Greater Burlington Partnership forum for Burlington City Council candidates begins at 5:30 p.m. tonight at city hall. The six vying for three seats in... [Read More]
With only a few days left in Burlington's city council election, the six candidates made one last public appearance together to answer questions at a... [Read More]
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Robert Fleming started at the Winegard Company a week after graduating from the University of Iowa. It was his first job. "I didn't have a title,... [Read More]
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They call themselves the ROMEOs: Retired Old Men Eating Out. The original roster had four men, all former Burlington firefighters. Don Loosi, William Carlson, Larry Werner andWilliam... [Read More]
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Jon Billups shrugged it off when another candidate, Scott Diehl, called him a "good ol' boy."In last week's candidate forum, Billups himself said he's "never... [Read More]
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For the past 17 years, no one paid any property taxes for three old, now-demolished buildings on the corner of Fifth and Valley streets. That finally... [Read More]
Weiler was charged with embezzling more than $18,000 from Fort Madison's Courtney Chiropractic Center between 2012-16. [Read More]
The forum has concluded. Catch up with video of the 80-minute event. [Read More]
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At 7 p.m. tonight at city hall, Jon Billups, Scott Diehl, William Ell, Robert Fleming, Lynda Murray and Matthew Rinker will answer questions in this... [Read More]
Thursday night at city hall, Jon Billups, Scott Diehl, William Ell, Robert Fleming, Lynda Murray and Matthew Rinker answered questions in this year's second Professional... [Read More]
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A resident of a Burlington group home for people with mental illness lit his house on fire Monday afternoon. Burlington Police arrested the resident, Benjamin Wilson,... [Read More]
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Take a minute this weekend to clear out the junk closet: Burlington will take your trash and old furniture for free Wednesday. Every year, Burlington gets... [Read More]
Scott Diehl is no longer running for Burlington City Council.In Burlington's recent primary election, Diehl earned 292 votes. That made him the sixth most-picked candidate... [Read More]
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