Category Archives: Burlington

Obituaries this week

Ronald D. Campbell, 58, West Burlington died Friday, June 9, 2017

Cecil A. “Sonny” Morris, 75, West Burlington died Friday, June 9, 2017

Jean L. Masters, 87, Burlington, died Sunday, June 11, 2017

John “Bo” Wasson Jr., 68, Burlington, died Monday, June 5, 2017

Lloyd Jack Stewart , 82, Burlington, died Saturday, June 10, 2017

Lindsay Calhoun, 81, Boston, MA, died Saturday, June 3, 2017

Pamela Sue (Walter) Hellberg, 60, Burlington, died Thursday, June 8, 2017

Francis Merle (Bud) Moser 94, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Matthew “Matt” Alan Barker, 41, Burlington, died Monday, June 12, 2017

Thomas “Tom”  Matthew Hoschek, 63, Burlington, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Shane Samuel Houseal, 41, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Darleen Elizabeth Baker, 74, Buckeye, AZ, formerly Burlington, died Sunday, June 11, 2017

Kathryn Marie Trosen, 85, Burlington, died Friday, June 16, 2017

Martin Beck, 93, Danville, died Friday evening June 16, 2017

Dean A. Yocum, 89, Burlington, died Friday, June 16, 2017

Steven L. Bliss, 62, of Burlington died Saturday, June 17, 2017

Judy Stewart, 74, of Burlington, died Saturday, June 17, 2017

Joe Allen Huffman, 59, Burlington died Monday, June 19, 2017

Nicole Christine Beeding, 36, Burlington, died Thursday, June 15, 2017

Dale E. Sullivan, 91, Burlington, died Monday, June 19, 2017

Ron Steward, 61, Burlington, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fast and Furious hearing rips Obama, Holder, DOJ for deception in gun-running scandal

Click here: A congressional committee Wednesday blasted former President Barack Obama and his attorney general Eric Holder for allegedly covering up an investigation into the death of a Border Patrol agent killed as a result of a botched government gun-running project known as Operation Fast and Furious. Operation Fast and Furious, lost track of more than 1,400 of the 2,000 guns they allowed smugglers to buy. Two of those guns were found at the scene of Agent Terry’s killing.

West Burlington – Notre Dame Softball Coach David Oleson breaks school win record.

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with his team after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Head Coach David Oleson (holding bat) poses with family members after establishing a new all time school win record of 262 wins after defeating IMS, 6-1, Tuesday night in West Burlington. Oleson broke the previous record of 261 wins held by former Coach Barb Carter.

Falcons Top IMS, 6-1

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IMS Leftfielder Joya Schrock (4) and Centerfielder Rubye Ney (right) collide trying to catch a fly ball Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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IMS’ Avery Blauvelt (right) slides safe to second before West Burlington – Notre Dame Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron (left) can make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Sydney Marlow slides safe at the plate as IMS Pitcher Rachel Miller fails to make the tag Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Adriana Moad is tagged out at home by IMS Catcher Avery Blauvelt Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitcher Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) sends the ball to the plate against IMS Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker (32) congratulates Pitcher Adessa Brandenburg (11) Tuesday night in West Burlington. West Burlington – Notre Dame defeated IMS, 6-1.

FakeNews: CNN Caught Arranging Fake Muslim Protest in London

CNN caught airing a FAKE Muslim Protest. CNN International’s Becky Anderson helps arrange a group of Muslims ostensibly demonstrating against Islamic terrorism and Islamism. Here’s how CNN aired the report:

Here’s CNN staging the Muslim Protest narrative just before making the report. Is it any wonder why viewers call CNN Fake News!

VIDEO: Humanely Build the Wall

Can America solve its illegal immigration problem both justly and humanely? Yes, but it requires first building a border wall.

Every sensible immigration policy has two objectives: 1) to regain control of our borders so that we decide who enters; and 2) to find a humane way to deal with the 11 million illegal immigrants who now live among us.  Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Charles Krauthammer explains why.

Pekin Silences Falcon Bats, 11-0

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West Burlington First Baseman Tate Snograss secures the out against Pekin Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Centerfielder Daniel Crooks catches a Pekin fly ball Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Right Fielder Jayden Breuer (4) catches a Pekin fly ball Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Pitcher Drake Day sends one to the plate against Pekin Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw secures the throw as Pekin’s Conner Reed races to second base Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Second Baseman Masin Shullaw tags Pekin’s Conner Reed (14) as he slides to second base Thursday night in West Burlington. Reed was called safe. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.
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West Burlington Pitcher Jayden Zurita sends one to the plate against Pekin Thursday night in West Burlington. Pekin defeated West Burlington, 11-0.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-1)

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WBND Right Fielder Sydney Marlow catches a Burlington fly ball for an out Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Second Baseman Alyssa Dameron gathers up an infield fly against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Center Fielder Heather Geiger catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND First Baseman Olivia Baker gets the out against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington First Baseman Gretchen Durbala gets the out against WBND Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Lydia Allen-Barnes catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Shortstop Mekenna Davis (left) tags Burlington’s Mia Ruther out at second Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-2)

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West Burlington – Notre Dame Center Fielder Jashira Baylark catches a Burlington fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Center Fielder Heather Geiger catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Shortstop Makenna Davis catches an infield fly Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Left Fielder Adessa Brandenburg catches a Burlington fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Callie Anderson catches a WBND fly ball Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Shortstop Makenna Davis catches an infield fly against Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND’s Adessa Brandenburg (11) rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.

No. 4 BHS Sweeps Falcons, 10-2, 7-3 (Part-3)

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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches an infield fly to end the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Right Fielder Callie Anderson catches a WBND fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches an infield fly in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Shortstop Mia Ruther catches a fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND Left Fielder Adessa Brandenburg (11) catches a Burlington fly ball in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington Second Baseman Bryanna Mehaffy tags WBND’s Madelyn Stutsman (19) out at second base in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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Burlington First Baseman Bailey Hanks gets the out against WBND in the second game of a doubleheader with West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.
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WBND’s Cassie Powers rounds the bases after hitting a solo homerun in the second game of a doubleheader with Burlington Wednesday night in West Burlington. Burlington defeated West Burlington – Notre Dame, 10-2, 7-3.