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

Sean Watkins co-founded Nickel Creek when he was just 12 years old, kickstarting a career that’s taken him from the stage of the Grammy Awards to the top of the bluegrass charts. Along the way, he’s become an award-winning guitarist, a singer/songwriter and a member of several different bands, not to mention one of the early pioneers of a genre now known across the world as Americana.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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