Burlington

The clock is ticking for city leaders in Burlington to convince residents that it's a good idea to borrow money for a new police station.  The $4 million bond referendum will appear on the Nov. 3 municipal election ballot.

The Cobble Climb

May 25, 2015
Rich Egger

One of the extra events during the annual Snake Alley Criterium in Burlington also involves a climb up a steep alley.  But unlike Snake Alley's winding path, this alley challenges riders with a straight climb of 60 feet over a single city block.

An arrest has been made in connection with a fatal shooting early Wednesday morning in Burlington. 

The Burlington Police Department announced late Wednesday evening that Maurice Green, 43, of Burlington was taken into custody in Galesburg and charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Matthew Banks, 28, also of Burlington.

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The Burlington City Council is potentially putting millions of dollars on the line to land a new business.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Burlington's plan to hold back the mighty Mississippi River moves forward.

Early voting is underway for Burlington's special city council election on Tuesday, Dec. 30.

Restoration of Downtown Burlington Back On Track

Aug 11, 2014
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An effort to restore more than a dozen buildings in downtown Burlington is back on track.

Burlington Battles Emerald Ash Borer

Aug 8, 2014
emeraldashborer.info

So far, nearly 150 trees have been removed throughout the city of Burlington because of the Emerald Ash Borer.

Des Moines County Conservation Adding Land

Jul 26, 2014
tspr.org

The Des Moines County Conservation Department hopes its newest addition will provide more recreational opportunities for residents.

Downtown Burlington Building Honors Former Resident

Jul 18, 2014
Heritage Trust

A nonprofit group in Burlington is promoting building restoration and preservation and has dedicated a mural to a former board member.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Cities and counties along the Mississippi River are preparing for a surge of high water.

The Burlington School District's current officer is based at the high school.  The second officer will rotate between the district’s two middle schools and attend extracurricular activities as needed.

The exact route for a 20-mile hiking/biking trail being built through Des Moines County is still being determined.

Burlington might offer a new financial incentive to boost housing in and around the city’s downtown district.

A hiking and biking trail is proceeding, slowly but surely, in Des Moines County.

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