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Thieves take tools from Dubuque Habitat for Humanity home Video included

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A local organization is scrambling to find tools to complete a project on time. More>>

Julien Dubuque Bridge could open as early as Monday

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Iowa DOT resident construction engineer Hugh Holak said the Julien Dubuque Bridge could open as early as Monday, four days ahead of schedule. More>>

Dubuque business speaks out after being target of recent scam Video included

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A Dubuque business is speaking out after being targets of a recent scam. More>>

Miller-Riverview Park in Dubuque expected to open in August

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Miller-Riverview Park and Campground in Dubuque is expected to open on August 1st. More>>

Julien Dubuque bridge construction may wrap up early Video included

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Construction on the Julien Dubuque/U.S. Highway 20 bridge may wrap up a day or two earlier than scheduled. More>>

United Way seeking school supply donations for kids in need

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The United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States will be accepting donations of school supplies for kids in need, during an upcoming drive spanning two separate weekends. More>>

Dick's Sporting Goods in Dubuque reports arson fire Thursday

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Dubuque Police and Dubuque Fire are investigating a fire that took place at Dick's Sporting Goods at Kennedy Mall in Dubuque Thursday morning. More>>

$35,000 awarded for arts and culture programs in Dubuque

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The Dubuque City Council has awarded $35,000 in funding to seven Dubuque arts and culture organizations. More>>

Author of 'ClanDonnell' to tell Irish tales in Dubuque

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This author is sure to get you in touch with your Irish roots. More>>

Dubuque County Fair Association: Large crowds will help pay debt Video included

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The Dubuque County Fair Association is hoping larger crowds means less money they'll have to borrow from the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors. More>>

Mississippi River businesses playing catch-up after flooding Video included

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Flooding on the Mississippi River spanning nearly three months this year has left some area businesses playing catch-up. More>>

Longtime Dubuque educator Thom Determan dies

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Longtime Dubuque educator Thom Determan died at his home Tuesday at the age of 66. More>>

Dubuque Police to host National Night Out in August

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The fifth-annual National Night Out will take place in Dubuque on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Comiskey Park. More>>

Historical aircraft coming to Dubuque

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The skies above Dubuque will be filled with historical aircraft in late July. More>>

Neighbors concerned for safety during major road construction Video included

Equipment works on Farley Road Tuesday Equipment works on Farley Road Tuesday
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One long-awaited road project is turning into a nightmare for some area neighbors. More>>

Taste of Dubuque gears up for 19th year

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The Taste of Dubuque is set for Thurs., Aug. 7, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the grounds of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in the Port of Dubuque. More>>

Julien Dubuque bridge construction may be ahead of schedule

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As workers wrap up the second day of construction on the Julien Dubuque/U.S. Highway 20 bridge, the Iowa Department of Transportation says it's possible the job may wrap up early. More>>

Dubuque family asks Iowans to help bring adopted kids home

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Mike and Erin Peat of Dubuque are urging Iowans to participate in a nationwide White House call-in day on Wednesday to help bring adopted children like the Peats' children home. More>>

Early RAGBRAI stop peddles advice to eastern Iowa hosts Video included

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As the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa rolls on, Monday featured one of the shortest legs along the route. That's a good thing considering the heat.
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Dyersville NAPA store burglarized; reward offered

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An insurance company is offering a reward for information about a burglary that happened over the weekend at a Dyersville auto parts store. More>>

Julien Dubuque bridge closures cause traffic congestion Video included

A worker places a sign, launching the 10-day Julien Dubuque/US Highway 20 bridge closure A worker places a sign, launching the 10-day Julien Dubuque/US Highway 20 bridge closure
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It's official: The Julien Dubuque/U.S. Highway 20 bridge connecting Iowa to Illinois over the Mississippi River is now closed for 10 days. More>>

Vilsack sets National Farmers Market Week for Aug. 3-9

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary and former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 3-9 National Farmers Market Week. More>>

Dubuque man charged with drunk driving in early morning accident

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A Dubuque man has been charged with drunk driving and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.According to the Jo Daviess Sheriff's office, deputies responded to a crash with injuries on July 20 at 4:30 a.m. located on W. Sand Hill Road, near the intersection of S. Blackjack Road in rural Galena, IL.The sheriff's office said 23-year-old Patrick Calvert went off the road with his vehicle and hit a tree.He was transported to Midwest Medical Center in Galena for treatment of his injuries. More>>

Julien Dubuque Bridge closure impacts East Dubuque residents Video included

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The heavily traveled Julien Dubuque Bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed for approximately 10 days beginning Mon., July 21 to replace deck joints on the bridge. More>>

Dubuque law enforcement project leads to 70 citations

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On July 16, 2014, Dubuque Police, along with the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, Iowa State Patrol, and the City of Dubuque Animal Control conducted a multi-agency safety and enforcement project focused on the areas of the city experiencing high impact call areas of the west end of Dubuque. More>>

Peosta girl receives bedroom makeover from Special Spaces Video included

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A Dubuque County 7-year-old got the surprise of a lifetime Saturday afternoon. Kate Frett was born with a serious heart condition. More>>

Longtime Dubuque City Council member dies

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Longtime Dubuque City Council member, Ann Michalski, 81, of Dubuque, died Saturday. More>>

Julien Dubuque Bridge closure impacts East Dubuque businesses Video included

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The heavily traveled Julien Dubuque Bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed for approximately 10 days beginning Mon., July 21 to replace deck joints on the bridge. More>>

Irish Fest 5k Walk & Run Registration Underway

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Registration is underway for the 2014 Irish Fest 5k Walk Run, set for Saturday, August 2, in downtown Waterloo. Participants can register online until July 31 at SignMeUp.com/98690, or by visiting the Irish Fest website at IowaIrishFest.com. The early registration period has concluded, so registration is now $25.00. After the online registration ends July 31, walk/run participants will need to register in person. The 4th annual Irish Fest 5k Walk and Run is just part of the Irish Fest weeken... More>>

Julien Dubuque Bridge closure impacts Dubuque's bus system

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The Iowa Department of Transportation will begin construction on the Julien Dubuque Bridge beginning Monday July 21. More>>

Infant death investigated in Dubuque County

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Authorities in Dubuque County are investigating the death of an infant. More>>

2 cars in Dubuque spontaneously burst into flames in 2 days Video included

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Two cars in Dubuque have spontaneously burst into flames in just two days. More>>

Portion of Carter Road in Dubuque closed Thursday, Friday

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The northbound lane of Carter Road in Dubuque will be closed between Deborah and Asbury Streets from 8 a.m. Thursday to Noon Friday for water main repair work. More>>

Iowa businesses use small drones despite FAA ban Video included

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Several businesses in Iowa are putting small drones to use for commercial purposes. More>>

Dubuque's Rosemont Street to close for 4 days

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The City of Dubuque Public Works Department will close Rosemont Street for paving from Friday, July 18th, through Tuesday, July 22nd.The road will be closed to non-resident traffic. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. More>>

Green Sea Turtle joins Dubuque's River Museum

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A rescued, non-releasable threatened Green Sea Turtle is the newest animal on exhibit in the National Mississippi River Museum Aquarium'sGuilt of Mexico exhibit.The female Green Sea Turtle comes to Dubuque from the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, a hospital for ill and injured sea turtles located on Jekyll Island, GA. The turtle, which was found on on Little Cumberland Island, GA on July 12, 2013,suffered from an old fracture to the mid-caudal carapace (shell), probably due to a boat strike. Her ... More>>

Suspects still at large after Dubuque IHOP robbery

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Two men with handguns robbed an IHOP restaurant in Dubuque Wednesday night. Dubuque police said they were alerted at 7:52 p.m. to the robbery at the restaurant located on Kennedy Road. Lt. Brad Shannon of the Dubuque Police Department said upon arrival police established a perimeter. He said that perimeter collapsed.Police said no injures have been reported.As of 9:45 p.m. police were still searching for the two men. More>>

Dubuque-East Dubuque bridge closed for repairs Monday

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Authorities are preparing to temporarily close down a bridge that connects Iowa with Illinois. More>>

Dubuque fire, police officials respond to car fire

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The Dubuque police and fire departments responded around 9 a.m. Thursday morning to a car fire in the 2100 block of Central Avenue, next to Knicker's Saloon. More>>

Dubuque IHOP robbed at gunpoint

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Dubuque police confirmed that the IHOP was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.It happened shortly before 8 p.m. at the restaurant located on John F. Kennedy Road. More>>

Heavy road construction in Dubuque impacting traffic, businesses Video included

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The second consecutive summer of a major road construction project in Dubuque is frustrating drivers and impacting some surrounding businesses. More>>

UPDATE: Lancaster grain bin death ruled an accident

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The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the death of a nine-year-old boy at a rural Lancaster, Wisconsin, farm was a "tragic accident." More>>

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