Burlington

Additional Recreational Opportunities
2:24 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Des Moines County Conservation Adding Land

Big Hollow Recreation Area.
Credit tspr.org

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

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Mural Painting In His Honor
12:28 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Downtown Burlington Building Honors Former Resident

Mural painting on the Preservation Station building.
Credit Heritage Trust

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

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Crest Expected This Weekend
7:00 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Flood Protection in Southeast Iowa

Large barriers are being placed around Memorial Auditorium in Burlington to hold back the Mississippi River.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

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

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Focus on Middle School
9:51 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Burlington Schools to Add Another Officer

Burlington's new school resource officer will rotate between Edward Stone Middle School and Aldo Leopold Middle School.

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.

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Requirement of Federal Grant
7:51 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Flint River Trail: Archeological Study

An archeological study is underway on the portion of the Flint River Trail highlighted in pink.

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

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