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Leo High School in Holy Cross has not had the title of high school for three decades. The school made the transition to a middle school and junior high in the late 1980s and was renamed RHCL, but that doesn’t mean that former students at Leo High don’t celebrate their class reunions anymore.

The swimming pool behind Mary Wohlford’s home has had new life breathed into it after a group of neighbors offered to step up and care for what is perhaps Dyersville’s oldest private in-ground pool.

A ribbon-cutting was held Aug. 20 at Southridge Plaza in Dyersville for the grand opening of the new AutismHD Clinic. The clinic opened June 10, but only five children have received its services thus far. There is currently a waiting list.

Two new associates arrived in Dyersville July 9 to begin serving the people of the Spires of Faith Cluster and the Basilica of St. Francis Xavier. The Rev. Jim Goerend and the Rev. Tyler Raymond are not only new associates but also new priests of the Archdiocese, ordained May 25 at St. Rapha…

A multi-million-dollar infrastructure expansion and improvement project is anticipated to begin later this fall after the Dyersville City Council approved the plans, specifications and engineer’s estimates for the Southeast Collection System Diversion 2019 project during Monday’s meeting.

A pair of surveys seeking information about transportation needs for two different demographic groups in the area will be available in the coming weeks.

Ten area mayors, along with the three Dubuque County Supervisors and representatives from the East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA), participated in a Dubuque County mayors meeting Aug. 15 at Cascade City Hall.


Roman Weinberg said it best, “We’ve made our way around the bases.” The director of operations for Go the Distance Baseball, LLC was reacting to the announcement from Major League Baseball that the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox will play a regular-season game in 2020 at the Fiel…

Shared campers, shared resources and a shared love of God were all part of the Epworth Community Vacation Bible School last week. If one wanted to see if the week was a success, all someone would have needed to do is look at the faces of the 110 campers and 40 volunteers and look for the smiles.

Former Colorado governor and Democratic presidential candidate, John Hickenlooper, visited Big River United Energy Aug. 14, touting his experience as governor of a rural state.

By all accounts from a newspaper article of the day, neither Ed Steger, a Dyersville pharmacist, nor his son, John, knew more than the average person about railroads.

Western Dubuque School Board members approved a concurrent enrollment agreement with Northeast Iowa Community College, along with program agreements for an auto and diesel academy and a health occupations academy with NICC during their Aug. 12 meeting.

A pair of upcoming public hearings will most likely result in ATV/UTV users in Delaware County being able to drive on one Class B road in the county.

The Head Start Program, which serves the families of 225 children in Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson Counties, will continue serving families in those areas — but under new management — beginning Aug. 19.

For a young lady who admits to liking to remain in her comfort zone, Chezney Priem sure found a way to step out of it. The New Vienna resident has been crowned the 2019 Clayton County Fair queen.


Spotty wireless connections can be an annoyance, but for some area farmers, it can make or break their bottom line.

Fans of C.S. Lewis’ “Chronicles of Narnia” book series are in for a treat this month, as the Road Less Traveled Community Theatre Company presents its children’s show “The Magician’s Nephew” Aug. 13-18. Shows will be in the group’s black box theatre in Farley, at 111 1st. Street, NE., across…

Isaac Geistkemper, 11, gets in on a burgeoning market for locally grown sweet corn by selling "Ike's Sweet Corn" on 2nd Avenue in Dyersville Aug. 1.

The Dyersville City Council’s decision to hire someone with a civil engineering degree for the public works director position is beginning to pay off.