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Burlington, Iowa is located in Des Moines County. Zip codes in Burlington, IA include 52601. The median home price in Burlington is $115,000 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Burlington information.

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4 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Quilting up a raffle

The Steamboat Senior Center has three colorful quilts available for raffle starting Monday.

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8 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

Flood relief programs activated

An Individual Assistance Program for flood victims was activated Friday by Des Moines County's emergency management coordinator, and unless ... 1. Comments from users that have private profiles are blocked by Facebook.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hawk Eye

Making fair memories

Founded in 1841, the Lee County Fair is the oldest fair in Iowa. Burlington resident Lisa Tekell certainly hasn't been around ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Children from the Fort Madison Y Camp help themselves to free items at the Lee County EMS booth Thursday during Kids Day at the Lee County Fair.

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Hawk Eye

Standards working to reopen Big Muddy's

Mark it as a victory. Big Muddy's will reopen. "We won twice. We lost twice," said Karla Standard, regarding Mississippi River flooding.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hawk Eye

7 dead in Massachusetts apartment fire

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AmmoLand

Burlington, IA City Council Wants to Ban Open Carry of Toy Guns

The Burlington City Council is considering an ordnance to ban the open or concealed carry of a toy or air gun on one's person without a proper Iowa carry permit, and mandating that they be carried in a proper gun case when otherwise being transported.

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Hawk Eye

Post office delivers itself

Some Burlington postal operations will shift to the former Tom's Market and Meats at Sixth and Division streets for the foreseeable future.

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Hawk Eye

Consequences not clear for being a bad landlord

The Burlington City Council took pointed testimony from a grandfather during its public hearing on a new ordinance at its Monday meeting tha ... Montrell Thompson, 8, shows cracks in the wall that were not there when his family moved into the home at 629 S. Leebrick St. in Burlington.

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Hawk Eye

Lake Geode Challenge faces uncertain future

Regional athletes will fill Geode State Park Saturday for the Lake Geode Challenge, perhaps for the last time before an anticipat ... John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye Cyclists, runners and swimmers will take over Geode State Park Saturday for the annual Lake Geode Challenge.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Hawk Eye

Sewage lift station breached 3rd time

For the third time in 25 years the Burlington Market Street lift station has been overwhelmed and pumped raw sewage into the Mississippi Riv ... Driftwood snags on the memorial lighthouse at Bluff Harbor Marina Monday as the Mississippi River begins dropping at Burlington after reaching its third-highest crest Sunday.

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Hawk Eye

Deputy who killed unarmed teen won't face charges

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hawk Eye

River held back, for the most part

Despite the failure of the Market Street sewage pumping station late Saturday night, Public Works Director Steve Hoambrecker remains cautiou ... Michael Noble Jr./The Hawk Eye The Mississippi River crested at Burlington at 23.65 feet Sunday, flooding the Market Street lift station.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Hawk Eye

4 children killed in fast-moving rowhouse fire

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Hawk Eye

Humble beginnings for Dankwardt family

Lydia Dankwardt was born May 7, 1872, in a house made of logs near Sunnyside and Roosevelt avenues.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Hawk Eye

Illinois towns try to fend off floodwaters

Nyla French loves living right next to the Mississippi River. However, she does not want to live in it.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Communities in southeast Iowa brace for flooding

The National Weather Service says the Mississippi River at Burlington was at 21.69 feet Thursday and rising.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Police

Fairfield Police Department reports a three-vehicle accident at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of West Burlington Avenue, with no injuries.

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Hawk Eye

Symphonic Blast will light the sky

In Burlington, the biggest Independence Day fireworks blast always is saved for last.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Insurance News Net

Longevity Annuity Regs Could Spark Chain Reaction

New Treasury Department rules published today aim to help to expand access to longevity annuities not only in 401 s but also in individual retirement accounts .

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Hawk Eye

Pet funeral home fire proves difficult

Firefighters from several departments fought a stubborn fire at an Indianola pet funeral home.

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