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.


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

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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.


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


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


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

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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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.

A Burlington woman has been arrested in connection with a New Year’s Day fire that resulted in multiple injuries.

The Burlington City Council is trying to reduce what could be a hefty property tax increase next year.