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  1. 2017 Year in Review: Solar eclipse (briefly) unites nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 24 | Hawk Eye

    In a country deeply divided by partisan politics, the total eclipse of the sun on Aug. 21 briefly united Americans in awe of the cosmos that surround them. NASA officials distributed eclipse viewing devices around the country, and Burlington was no exception to the eclipse craze.

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  2. 4-H members say goodbye to animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    As Jennifer Lohmann stood in line with her sheep waiting her turn at the Des Moines County Fair market livestock auction, she got a little teary-eyed. Lohmann of Sperry has raised the sheep since it was born in February.

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  3. A day dedicated to cows at Des Moines County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Ashley Lohmann, 17, of Sperry was legitimately surprised when her cow, Dudley, won first-place Friday in the lightweight category of the 4-H and FFA Beef Show at the Des Moines County Fair. "He's not a show steer.

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  4. Youth show off poultry on the first full day of the Des Moines County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Bailey Minster, 10, of Sperry got a reminder of that lesson sooner than she would have liked. Minster was supposed to show off her chickens Wednesday at the Des Moines County Fair, but nature intervened before she had a chance.

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  5. Kathleen BeckmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Kathleen "Kay" M. Beckman, 98, died at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Prairie Ridge Care Center in Mediapolis. Born March 11, 1919, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Henry E. and Louise Weis Boyle.

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  6. Agnes HullRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Agnes L. Hull, 81, of Wapello died Saturday morning, July 1, 2017, at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born April 3, 1936, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Walter and Josephine Leggitt Robbins.

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  7. Kathleen BeckmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Kathleen "Kay" Beckman, 98, of Burlington, formerly of Sperry, died at 2:15 p.m. Thursday, June 29, 2017, at Prairie Ridge Care and Rehab in Mediapolis. Funeral arrangements are pending at Lunning Chapel.

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  8. CNH brings manpower to Big Hollow for first Impact DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    A Burlington Case New Holland employee enjoys a drink of water while volunteering on a hot day Friday June 2, 2017 at Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. About 60 Case New Holland employees participated in the company's first Impact Day Friday, cleaning up a local recreation site in Des Moines County.

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  9. Elsie PfortsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Elsie Ruth Pforts, 91, of Mediapolis died Tuesday morning, May 16, 2017, at Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born Jan. 12, 1926, in rural Sperry, she was the daughter of Wallace and Hattie Hinson Walker.

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  10. Joanne EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Joanne Evans, 80, of Burlington died at 12:48 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017, at the Danville Care Center. Born Feb.1, 1937, in Milton, she was the daughter of Lial Jesse and Florence E. Baldwin Humphrey.

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  11. A day of outdoor funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Mary Zippe, Burlington, canoes with her children Ezra French, 8 and Indigo French 3, in a pond, during the annual Des Moines County Outdoor Youth Jamboree, Saturday May 13, 2017 at the Big Hollow Recreation Area in Sperry. The event which drew around 500 children was packed with a variety of outdoor activites.

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  12. Rebecca MehaffyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Born Sept. 14, 1952, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Lloyd W. and Marcelle Ilene Riemann Brown.

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  13. Des Moines County Master Gardeners annual plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Amy Taeger, left, Sperry, and her daughter, Lydia, 11, leave the Des Moines County Master Gardeners annual plant sale Saturday with their purchases - hostas, ferns, sedums and an astible.

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  14. Des Moines County Master Gardener annual plant saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    The annual Des Moines County Master Gardeners plant sale was Saturday at the Darlene Troute farm south of Burlington. The sale is a fund-raiser for the gardening-focused service organization, which is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension.

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  15. Baby's namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    BROWN, Declan John, son of Chris and Stephanie Brown of Yarmouth was born April 9 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. Grandparents are Tom and Sharon Lingenfelter and Bob and Debbie Brown, all of Yarmouth.

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  16. Snake Alley Art Fair will celebrate its 50th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    The 50th annual Snake Alley Art Fair is June 18, and artists from throughout the Midwest will show off their work at the popular event. As the name implies, the artists set up stalls above Snake Alley - known as the crookedest street in the world.

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  17. DMC looks ahead to future road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Doug Gregory, with the Des Moines County Secondary Roads Department, levels fresh gravel Tuesday along Boundary Road north of Middletown. With Des Moines County Engineer Brian Carter's agenda for the next few years set, the county is setting its immediate sights on replacing the bridge on Des Moines County 99 crossing Flint Creek, but according to Carter, the overall estimate of projects changes often.

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  18. Man facing felony drug charges after a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    A high-speed chase through Burlington an northern Des Moines County Tuesday ended when an Iowa state trooper used his vehicle to run the man's car off the road near Sperry. Gregory L. Baxter, Jr., 33, 106 N. Marshall St., Burlington, was charged Wednesday in Des Moines County District Court with several charges, including possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, assault on a law enforcement officer, eluding police officers, interference with officials acts using a dangerous weapon , operating a vehicle while under the influence and driving while suspended.

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  19. George ReifRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    George Fred Reif, 90, of West Burlington, formerly of Sperry, died Friday, March 17, 2017, under the care of Henry County Hospice at his daughter's home in Burlington. Born Nov. 25, 1926, in Sperry, he was the son of Albert and Esther Luth Reif.

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  20. Big Hollow development plans will be revisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    Construction of a shower house at the Big Hollow Recreation Area near Sperry will be pushed to next spring due to unexpectedly higher construction costs. The shower house is the second of a two-phase development plan for the campground.

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