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Stories with place: Burlington
  • Kidney from boss means life for Burlington woman 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 10:27 am

    WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa - Despite a failing kidney that drained her energy, stiffened her joints and forced her on dialysis, Burlington resident Samantha Ripple never asked anyone for a kidney transplant.

  • Contractors finish project after builder dies in rural Iowa 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 5:35 pm

    MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa - A group of contractors has united to complete a custom-built home in Mediapolis after the original contractor died in a single-vehicle accident before finishing the project.

  • Chief Tama sculpture may be returned to Burlington building 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 12:25 pm

    BURLINGTON, Iowa - A developer is asking Des Moines County officials for the return of a terra cotta sculpture of Chief Tama so that it can once again adorn the Tama Building in Burlington, which is under renovation

  • Board wants to hire outside lawyer for shooting records case 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 9:05 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Public Information Board agrees with its executive director that an outside lawyer should prosecute three agencies accused of violating open records law regarding the fatal shooting of a Burlington woman.