Winners head to Iowa State Fair
Jack Myers, 9, of Country Clover Kids won Third-Grade Grand Champion Beginner Bucket Bottle Goats at the Des Moines County Fair.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Learning the ropes at the fair
The Des Moines County fair rounded out Monday with a family-oriented rodeo. The rodeo included barrel-racing, steer-raci ... Chance Fleming, 9, practices roping before competing in the Des Moines County Fair's rodeo Monday at the fairgrounds in West Burlington.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Governor makes stop at fairgrounds
Once a farm kid, always a farm kid. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad toured the Des Moines County Fair Saturday afternoon, and he ... Michael Noble Jr./The Hawk Eye Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad visits the Des Moines County Fair and greets Larry Darbyshire Saturday at the fairgrounds in West Burlington.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Drawing to a close
The 161st Des Moines County Fair, which concludes the area fair season, kicked off with the fair queen's crowning Tuesday ... John Gaines/The Hawk Eye Jake Jankowski, then 10, of Mediapolis cradles a Rhode Island Red, getting the chicken ready for show at last year's Des Moines County Fair in West Burlington.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Washington Evening Journal
RUSS officers named for FY 2015 during meeting
The Regional Utility Service Systems named their officers and committees for Fiscal Year 2015 and heard an update on the Argyle wastewater project at their recent meeting.
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Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Fairfield Ledger
RUSS hears updates, elects officers
The Regional Utility Service System named officers and committees for Fiscal Year 2015 and heard an update on the Argyle wastewater project at a recent meeting.
Iowa Homeland Security reviews 30 Burlington businesses
About 11 Burlington businesses partially or totally closed and 19 businesses with water and sewer issues were asked three questions Monday b ... Michael Noble Jr./The Hawk Eye Linda Roose, a representative of the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management; Gina Hardin, Des Moines County Emergency Management coordinator; and Steve Fevert, ... (more)
Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Iowa Day Care Worker Accused of Making Meth
The Burlington Hawk Eye reports 39-year-old Jennifer Tucker was arrested Tuesday.
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.