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Wednesday | Hawk Eye

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.

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Related Topix: Mediapolis, IA, Iowa, Morning Sun, IA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hawk Eye

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.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hawk Eye

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.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hawk Eye

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.

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Related Topix: Mediapolis, IA, West Burlington, IA, Burlington, IA

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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Related Topix: Argyle, IA, Keokuk County, IA, Louisa County, IA, Lee County, IA

Hawk Eye

Corrections & clarifications

The Hawk Eye welcomes reader participation in its effort to provide accurate news reports.

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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.

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Related Topix: Argyle, IA, Keokuk County, IA, Louisa County, IA

Hawk Eye

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)

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Related Topix: Burlington, IA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

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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Related Topix: Social Software, Burlington, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KCRG

Iowa Day Care Worker Accused of Making Meth

The Burlington Hawk Eye reports 39-year-old Jennifer Tucker was arrested Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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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Related Topix: Weather, Burlington, IA, Lee County, IA, Fort Madison, IA, Wever, IA

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