Des Moines County Newswire (Page 2)

Des Moines County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Des Moines County, IA. (Page 2)

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  1. Growing up farmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Hawk Eye

    ... Kyle, 31, wouldn't be born for another five years, and his grandparents had a small acreage near where the Des Moines County jail now sits. That's where Kyle learned to raise beef calves, which he showed off at the Des Moines County Fair as a youth. ...

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  2. Community Foundation brings its assets homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Hawk Eye

    Art Center of Burlington Director Tammy McCoy, right, speaks during a meeting with the Community Foundation of Des Moines County board of directors last month at the Drake restaurant in Burlington. The Art Guild of Burlington Endowment is one of several funds that make up the 10-year-old community foundation.

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  3. Out of the Attic: Land grants drove developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Hawk Eye

    ... an act dated July 2, 1836. This allowed for the laying of the towns of Fort Madison and Burlington in Des Moines County. It also provided for the laying of towns in the county of DuBuque (sic). The grant states Evans purchased lot 362 in Burlington. ...

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  4. Church Notes March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Hawk Eye

    ... Warner speak on, "Be Born of Water and Spirit," at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday. The text is John 3:1-17. Des Moines County Catholic Parishes will have a Lenten Mass at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Notre Dame, followed by a soup supper. The Cafe program ...

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  5. Stockport man dies in accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Neil Arthur Bruss II, of Stockport, was killed in a single vehicle accident around 9:36 a.m., Feb. 27, near Yarmouth in northwest Des Moines County. Bruss, 46, died as a result of injuries he sustained after he fell from the back of a moving truck while picking up road signs when he was working as a private contractor on a road crew.

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  6. Edward BreuerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hawk Eye

    Edward C. Breuer, 96, of Burlington died at 12:03 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017, at home, with family by his bedside. Born Oct. 8, 1920, in Union Township, Des Moines County, he was the son of Clarence and Esther Viola Miller Breuer.

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  7. Man charged with Mediapolis burglary returned from Illinois to face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hawk Eye

    A Chicago man was returned to Des Moines County during the weekend to face theft and burglary charges in which about $13,000 was stolen from a Mediapolis car auction business last August. Michael Price III, 27, is being held in the Des Moines County jail in lieu of a $15,000 cash-only bond on charges of first-degree theft and third-degree burglary in the Aug. 24 break-in of the Dealer's Choice Auto Auction in Mediapolis.

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  8. DMC supervisors approve budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hawk Eye

    The Des Moines County supervisors Tuesday approved a $34 million budget for the new fiscal year, lowering property tax levies by 4 cents and allowing the addition of new public safety and court positions. Urban levy rates will be $7.44 per $1,000 taxable valuation and rural levy rates will be $11.12 per $1,000 of taxable valuation in rural areas.

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

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hawk Eye

    ... construction costs. The shower house is the second of a two-phase development plan for the campground. Des Moines County supervisors approved a $400,000 interest-free loan for the project in December to be repaid with money earned from camping fees ...

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  10. Accused killer makes initial appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Hawk Eye

    Jorge "Lumni" Sanders-Galvez, 22, of Jennings, Mo., who was charged with first-degree murder Jan. 10 by Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers of Burlington High School student Kedarie Johnson appears via video Tuesday March 7, 2017 in Des Moines County District Court to hear the charges formally read to him. Jorge "Lumni" Sanders-Galvez, 22, of Jennings, Mo., who was charged with first-degree murder Jan. 10 by Des Moines County Attorney Amy Beavers of Burlington High School student Kedarie Johnson, appears via video Tuesday March 7, 2017 in Des Moines County District Court to hear the charges formally read to him.

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  11. Men enter guilty pleas to lesser charge midway through trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Hawk Eye

    Gilbert L. Ellis, 29, of Burlington, from left, with his attorney Alan Waples; Dontis A. Davis, 27, of Matteson, Ill., with his attorney Scott Schroeder; and Holland J. Ewing, 27, of Chicago are shown Monday during a hearing before District Judge Michael Schilling at the Des Moines County Courthouse in Burlington. Gilbert L. Ellis, 29, of Burlington, from left, with his attorney Alan Waples; Dontis A. Davis, 27, of Matteson, Ill., with his attorney Scott Schroeder; and Holland J. Ewing, 27, of Chicago are shown Monday during a hearing before District Judge Michael Schilling at the Des Moines County Courthouse in Burlington.

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  12. Man charged with setting fire to trash cans at Port of BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Hawk Eye

    ... Gilbert "admitted setting all the trash cans on fire at the riverfront," according to court records. Des Moines County District Associate Judge Jennifer Bailey set Gilbert's bond at $5,000 cash or surety. She ordered him to next appear in court at 2 ...

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  13. Support GroupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Hawk Eye

    ... call Robert at (319) 750-0894. To contact Iowa Narcotics Anonymous, NAIA, call (800) 897-6241. Nest of Des Moines County - a free support group for pregnant women, meets on the third floor of 214 N. Fourth St., Suite 3C, Burlington. The Nest is open ...

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  14. Storm roars, doesn't biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Hawk Eye

    ... wind gusts in excess of 55 mph, small hail and heavy rain. Tornado sirens were set off about 9:30 p.m. in Des Moines County, but the threat passed by 10:40 p.m. An unconfirmed funnel cloud was reported above Perkins Park, but no serious damage was ...

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  15. Des Moines County to approve budget Tuesday, reassess Big Hollow plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Hawk Eye

    Once passed, the budget will lower property tax levies by four cents. The urban rate will be $7.44 per $1,000 of taxable value, and the rural rate will be $11.12 per $1,000 of taxable value.

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  16. Passing motorist aid rollover victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Hawk Eye

    ... causing it to roll multiple times. Passerbys held the vehicle in place on its side in the median until Des Moines County deputies and fire departments in Danville and Burlington could make it to the scene, preventing the vehicle from rolling all the ...

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  17. New United Way campaign chairman, president namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Hawk Eye

    ... ; Hope Haven Area Development Center; Iowa Legal Aid; Mississippi Valley Boy Scout Council; The Nest of Des Moines County; Partners for Persons with Disabilities; RSVP Elder Services; The Salvation Army of Burlington; and Young House Family Services.

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  18. In a surprise move, trial for three men postponed until TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Hawk Eye

    In a surprise move, the trial for three men charged with firing into a Burlington home in November was postponed Friday and will resume at 9 a.m. Tuesday. District Judge Michael Schilling excused the Des Moines County jury about 9:45 a.m., telling them new developments in the trial occurred earlier in the day necessitating the delay.

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  19. Church Notes March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Hawk Eye

    ... hear Paul Savage speak on, "Into the Wilderness," at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday using Matthew 4:1-11. Des Moines County Catholic Parishes will have Busy Person's retreat, rescheduled for March 12 to 16, starting after the 10:30 a.m. Mass at SS. ...

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  20. Name released of roads worker killed in fall from truckRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 2 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A county official has disclosed the name of a roads worker killed in a fall in southeast Iowa's Des Moines County. The man had been pulling up road signs Monday morning for the county roads department.

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