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U.S. News and World Report ranked Maquoketa Valley High School 13th out of the over 360 public high schools in the state of Iowa. This continues a string of high scores over the past few years, with the school ranked 21st in 2020 and sixth in 2021.

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A day set aside to showcase leadership skills at Edgewood-Colesburg Elementary School gave parents and the public a chance to see students practicing habits they work on every day.

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The pickleball players of Dyersville will soon have a new court in Candy Cane Park. Known as a fast-paced racket sport that’s quick to pick up, pickleball has been growing in popularity for years. According to Dyersville Parks and Recreation Director Adam Huehnergarth, the idea of building a…

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John Hageman takes advantage of the break in the cold and rainy weather to shoot hoops at Westside Park May 3.

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The Dyersville City Council has unanimously agreed to fulfill a $100,000 funding request in order to help cover the costs of moving the If You Build It exhibit to a new location.

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Two Beckman Catholic High School students qualified to present their science research projects at the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Atlanta May 7-13. Banners were presented to Grace Helle and Libby Knipper in front of the student body April 28 by Alexa Groff, STEM co…

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From Dubuque to Dyersville and several points in between, Western Dubuque students and staff members found a way to give back to the communities and area that has given so much to them during their Bobcat Service Day April 27.

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The Maquoketa Valley Drama Department will present “Clue: On Stage” Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Maquoketa Valley auditorium. Written by Sandy Rustin and based on the hit board game and 1985 Paramount Pictures movie, the play is a comedic murder mystery set in the seclu…

Leaders from the Dubuque Racing Association (DRA) unveiled their new brand look and outlined updated grant guidelines for 2022 during a special reception held at the Diamond Jo Casino, on April 26.

Dubuque Area Right to Life held its 28th Annual Life Dinner, Friday, April 29 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, with over 500 attending. The featured speaker was Dr. Anthony Levatino, who shared his story of being a former abortionist, now speaking before Congress and traveling the world…

The Dyersville Commercial placed third for Coverage of Education in the annual Iowa Newspaper Foundation’s Better Newspaper Contest. The award was handed out at the annual banquet in Des Moines April 28.

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A new fundraising entity at Western Dubuque High School met with the district’s facilities committee April 18, asking for help with their plans to enhance district facilities.

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TLC Brewery turned a bank into a craft beer brewery in Holy Cross that’s set to open April 28. The brewery is co-owned by Tom Roling, his wife Linda, and sister in-law Carol Woten, whose first initials make the company’s TLC name. The name also lends itself to their slogan — “Crafting our be…

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With vendor shopping, food, a guest speaker and music, This Girl Needs a Night Out proved to be a hit in New Vienna April 22.