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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Targeting Downtown District
11:33 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Burlington Ponders New Incentive

Downtown Burlington

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

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$423K Grant To Help
4:41 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Des Moines County Trail Progressing

The portion of the Flint River Trail from Big Hollow Recreation Area to Flint Bottom Road opened in 2013.

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

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