David Hightower

David is a Burlington, IA native with more than 15 years of experience in broadcasting, across the state of Iowa. David has worked in broadcast news in Burlington, Marshalltown, Algona, and Des Moines, and is excited to continue reporting the news in Southeast Iowa.

Black leaders in Burlington want to know if the city will continue to do business with Farmers & Merchants Bank. They said nothing has been done in the months since Bank Vice President Lisa Walsh made a racial comment on social media.

Southeastern Community College has been a fixture in southeast Iowa for 100 years. The school is starting its second century with a program designed to help students stay in college.

Organizers for the Snake Alley Art Fair in Burlington say everything is on track to hold the annual event on June 20 this year. However, they're hoping more artists will apply for a booth.

It's been three years since a fire destroyed the Keokuk City Hall. Now construction crews are hard at work renovating a former bank building to take over as the city's offices.

Organizers have called off the annual Memorial Day Weekend bicycle races in Burlington -- for the second year in a row.