Van Buren County

Tax Rejected in November
8:08 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Second Try for Van Buren County Tax

Residents of rural Van Buren County voted down a proposal, last month, to make a one-cent local option sales and services tax permanent.

The tax, which was implemented in 2003, is scheduled to sunset on June 30, 2013.

Voters will have another crack at the proposal as the presentation of a petition with more than 440 signatures has prompted to Van Buren County Board of Supervisors to schedule a special election for March 5, 2013.

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Effective July 1, 2013
7:26 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Tax Approved, Denied in Van Buren County

The final prices of everyday items and services will be changing in Van Buren County after this week’s election.

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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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Thousands of Absentee Ballots in Mail
12:50 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Voting Underway in Southeast Iowa

Southeast Iowa voters who do not want to wait for Election Day have started casting their ballots.  There are no restrictions on who can vote early.

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