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Rain prevented Burlington from salting its roads prior to Thursday's ice storm, meaning the city is relying solely on a heavy dose of a salt-sand... [Read More]
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Burlington residents will get a survey attached to February's water bills asking if they would support a switch from 33-gallon trash cans to standardized, rolling... [Read More]
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Harmony Bible Church missed its deadline last year to file for a tax exemption, but the Des Moines County Board of Supervisors seems ready to... [Read More]
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After 30 years in the Burlington Police Department, Police Chief Doug Beaird announced his retirement Monday."It's been wonderful," Beaird said. "It's been 30 years. It's... [Read More]
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The new Burlington City Council held its first regular meeting Tuesday, and already its votes split as members picked its two leaders.The choice of mayor... [Read More]
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There's a sharp cold cutting through anyone venturing outdoors, but it should grow slightly duller this afternoon. Unfortunately, temperatures will remain low.The last day of... [Read More]
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Just short of three hours after the new year began, a baby girl became the first newborn of 2018 at an area hospital.Naomi Elizabeth Taylor... [Read More]
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It all started with an email."It has become clear to me that I am not operating effectively as your City Manager, and that I am... [Read More]
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Sorry, it soon will be even colder.Arctic air from the north pole is heading toward southeast Iowa. National Weather Service forecasts suggest temperature lows through... [Read More]
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Elected in November, the newcomers' terms are set at four years. [Read More]
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The Des Moines County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday to add four positions to the roster at the county jail.The move, which comes in... [Read More]
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The Des Moines County Board of Supervisors met with County Engineer Brian Carter Tuesday to talk about a bridge.It's a bridge on Carter's lips frequently:... [Read More]
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It seems Burlington City Council members have noticed the ticking clock.At the end of the month, councilmen Jim Davidson and Bob Fleming will be replaced... [Read More]
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Stepping into Transitions DMC's building on South Main Street, Burlington School District Superintendent Pat Coen's eyes lit up."This is a godsend," Coen said.The small team... [Read More]
The executive director's chair at Autumn Heights sits empty. Amy Holtkamp submitted a resignation letter shortly before Thanksgiving. Two of the five members of Burlington's Low Rent... [Read More]
Burlington's city council members heard concerns Monday about the texture of their city's new flood wall. With only a low-quality photo to use in visualizing the... [Read More]
Burlington's city council members heard concerns Monday about the texture of their city's new flood wall. With only a low-quality photo to use in visualizing the... [Read More]
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Burlington's city council members heard concerns Monday about the texture of their city's new flood wall. With only a low-quality photo to use in visualizing the... [Read More]
Chlamydia and gonorrhea rates are on pace to rise again this year in Des Moines County.The county Public Health Director Christa Poggemiller reported sexually transmitted disease... [Read More]
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The purposefully lengthy tax increment financing process began in Burlington City Hall Monday night as four council members cast affirmative votes.Dan Cahill, a retired lawyer... [Read More]
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