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11:19 am
Sat October 20, 2012

Guide to McDonough County Historic Cemeteries

Arberghast-Pearce Cemetery
McDonough County Historical Society

A new guide makes it a bit easier to find some of McDonough County’s rural cemeteries. The full color publication was put together by the McDonough County Historical Society. The Macomb Area Convention and Visitors Bureau and the GIS Center at Western Illinois University also helped with the project.

The Historical Society’s Gil Belles said people are interested in cemeteries for a variety of reasons.

“There are a lot of people who just love to go into cemeteries. They’re quiet, they’re peaceful, you can look at the native flora and fauna and the birds,” Belles said.

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Discussion Next Week
8:39 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Keokuk Could Limit Outdoor Concerts

The Keokuk City Council has received multiple complaints about outdoor concerts at L-Treyn’s Bar and Grill over the last few years.

The panel’s only response, though, occurred in May 2011 when it required outdoor concerts end at 1:00 A.M. at all establishments where alcohol is sold.

The issue resurfaced during Thursday night’s workshop.

The result was 3rd Ward Alderman Ron Payne proposing the concerts end by either 10:00 P.M. or 11:00 P.M., depending on the night.

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BNSF Railway Dedicates Bridge
7:38 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Sen. Harkin Touts Partnership

A barge moves through BNSF Railway's new railroad bridge in Burlington, IA
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U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) says a public-private partnership is working well in southeast Iowa.

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Deputy on Paid Leave
7:18 am
Fri October 19, 2012

DCI Investigates Van Buren County Shooting

The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) continues to look into an officer-involved shooting in Van Buren County Tuesday morning.

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Borrowing Money for Project
11:23 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Price for Donnellson Plant Growing

It is costing one Lee County community much more money to upgrade a key facility.

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