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Burlington family seeking justice for stabbing death in Playa del Carmen

CORALVILLE, Iowa (KCRG) -27-year-old Taylor Kristopher Meyer's family say they need answers. Meyer's body was found in the street in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico November 9. His cousin, Tracy Goetz, said Mexican authorities are giving them little to no answers on what happened leading to his death.

KCRG.COM - 2018-11-12 20:49:00

Siemens employee reacts to Burlington plant closing

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) --A big loss in Burlington for 125 people losing their jobs at the Siemens plant. The German-based company which has operated in Burlington since 1870, is closing it's door in January.

KWQC - 2018-11-12 19:38:00

Crew battle fire near downtown Burlington

BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) -The Burlington Fire Department is currently on scene of a fire burning in 800 Block of Valley Drive.Several TV6 viewers have said the fire is burning in the old Dial Building and smoke could be seen coming from the building in pictures on social media.The Burlington Public S

KWQC - 2018-11-12 20:58:00

Tama Building owner outlines plans to rebuild

BURLINGTON, Iowa-- More than three months after a fire ravaged the historic Tama Building in downtown Burlington, the owner is now sharing his plans for the building.

WQAD - 2018-11-14 04:18:19

'Another hateful note': Second Drake student of color receives message of 'racial superiority'

Unlikethe first note, which was slid under a student's door last Wednesday, the contents of Tuesday's note are not yet known. Martin described both messages as spreading "hatred and racial superiority."

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-11-13 19:20:00

Update: Illinois town fears flooding river levels from factors other than Mother Nature

Organizers of a new proposal to alter the Green Bay Levee near Burlington, IA say it plans to protect more than 13,000 acres of agricultural land and a fertilizer plant.

KHQA.COM - 2018-11-13 18:44:03

Quincy man arrested for child porn headed to grand jury

Nathaniel Caldwell, 21 made his second court appearance on Tuesday in which he waived his right to a pre-trial.An arraignment has been set for November 27th where charges will be read, after which a court date for the grand jury hearing will be set.Caldwell is charged with three counts of child porn

WGEM.COM - 2018-11-13 16:07:48

Iowa man wanted in connection to Burlington stabbing

Kevin Jermaine Jefferson, 36, is wanted on a Desmoines County warrant, which charges him with robbery, according to a press release from the Burlington Police Department. The charge comes from an investigation into a stabbing that happened on Nov. 4.


How to watch and follow the Iowa high school football state championship games this week

There will be three games each day — 8-Player, Class A and 3A will go on Thursday; Classes 1A, 2A and 4A play Friday.

IOWA CITY PRESS-CITIZEN - 2018-11-13 18:45:00

Wanted person in Burlington, IA

The Burlington Police Department has released a statement on Kevin Jefferson, 36 being wanted on a Des Moines County warrant charging him with Robbery in the 1st degree, a class B felony.


Illinois town fears flooding river levels from factors other than Mother Nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing the Green Bay Levee be altered near Burlington, Iowa, protecting more than 13,000 acres of agricultural land and a fertilizer plant.

KHQA.COM - 2018-11-12 22:16:58

Macomb Police randomly escort school buses to enforce stop arm safety laws

"There won't be any warnings," said Macomb Police Officer Tom Duvall. "It will be a state citation, which will result in suspension of their driver's license, because the safety of the children is obviously number one."

WQAD - 2018-11-12 22:11:36

Bordy’s Pizzeria at Drake closes, but owner looking for new location

The restaurant, 3018 Forest Ave., Des Moines, opened in 2015. Owner Chris Bordenaro said he was unable to negotiate a new lease with the building owners and closed the restaurant Oct. 1.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-11-12 16:04:00

Drake students receiving white supremacist robocall, officials say

"Let me be clear: Drake University condemns this reprehensible attack on our community," Drake's director of communications, Jared Bernstein, told the Register.

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2018-11-13 01:56:00

Fatal crash in Louisa county

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a car was traveling southbound on the road, crossed the centerline and went off the road into the east ditch.

OURQUADCITIES.COM - 2018-11-12 17:14:34

One dead after sedan collides with semi in Louisa County

LOUISA COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) -- A Keota resident is dead following a crash between a semi and a car in Louisa County. The Iowa State Patrol said in a crash report it happened about 8:00 a.m., Sunday, on County Road X-17 near 175th Street. That's about five miles northwest of Columbus Junction. Troope


LCHD's Produce Box has strong first year > PenCityCurrent.com

“We could not be more thrilled with how the first year of the project went,” said Emily Biddenstadt, LCHD Community Outreach Coordinator.


Iowa man ran over by four-wheeler while setting up deer blinds for veterans hunt

JASPER COUNTY, Iowa– At approximately 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, November 10, a man was run over by a Polaris Ranger at the Reichelt Unit Area near Rock Creek State Park while setting up hunting blinds for a veteran’s deer hunt. That’s about 90-minutes West of the Quad Cities.


Iowa woman’s interest in knitting leads to home-shorn wool

WhenRhonda Fosterand her husband, Doug Foster, moved from Burlington to their rural Danville home four years ago,Rhonda Fosterknew she wanted some kind of livestock to graze in the 2.5-acre pasture and barn accompanying their property. It was at the encouragement of her knitting group at theAt Home


Santa Store finds a new home > PenCityCurrent.com

P.A.W. animal shelter Director Sandy Brown, who’s been a part of the children’s shopping event since it’s inception 10 years ago, said this year’s event will take place at the St. Paul Lutheran Church on the corner of 19th Street and Avenue I.