Keokuk and Lee County got in on the ground floor of AMJET Turbine Systems by loaning the new industry $200,000 and $150,000, respectively, in 2010.
The four Burlington teenagers facing charges connected to an assault that was recorded and posted online will remain in custody for at least another week.
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Illinois have been pushing hard for legalization for the better part of a year.
The Burlington School District says it reacted quickly to an online video that appears to show a student being bullied on school property.
The Iowa Department of Corrections is confident that staffing levels will not be an issue at the new Iowa State Penitentiary.