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According to the Western Dubuque Twitter account, the Bobcats' baseball season has been suspended. The season's stoppage started during tonight's road doubleheader.


With the more traditional aspects of high school’s most important rite of passage being thrown out the window due to COVID-19 restrictions, a handful of organizers are hoping to restore some of the accolades typically afforded to graduating seniors by hosting a parade.

A familiar face that joined the New Vienna Fire Department in the 1960s is hanging up his helmet and coat after 55 years of serving his community. Henry Westhoff has dedicated the majority of his life to helping others, but at the department’s meeting, June 29, he handed in his letter of res…

A new group on Facebook has set out to help impact the Western Dubuque School District communities. The group is called Western Dubuque Community Books for Change — no child is too young to learn about racism. Through this page, people have the ability to donate books or Amazon gift cards to…


The Hartwick Huskys Water Show Ski Team recently canceled this year’s shows along with all Learn 2 Ski events. Normally around this time of year, the ski team would be preparing for the first shows of the season, but due to COVID-19, their season was cut short before they could perform.

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On Wednesday, Bryan Welch, managing director for Modernfold, confirmed that the company’s Dyersville manufacturing plant is closed, and will remain closed until July 7, as an employee tested positive for coronavirus.

A scholarship fund set up by St. Francis Xavier graduate Nic Goeres not only helps Beckman Catholic graduates attending the University of Iowa, but also serves as a vehicle for them to remain active in their Catholic faith.

Since 1990, the Country Junction Restaurant has been a stable presence in Dyersville. The restaurant recently renovated its lower level space for the first time since it was built.

On May 12, Sara Baumgartner joined the Iowa State Extension team in Delaware County as the new K-12 Youth Coordinator.


With the more traditional aspects of high school's most important rite of passage being thrown out the window due to COVID-19 restrictions, a handful of organizers are hoping to restore some of the accolades typically afforded to graduating seniors by hosting a parade.


Citing the state of Iowa’s dubious designation as being the state with the most structurally deficient bridges in the entire country, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer toured road and bridge infrastructure in Peosta and Dyersville Monday, days after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Co…

After hearing from a pair of citizens who requested the council ease its ban on lighting fireworks within city limits, The Dyersville City Council has reaffirmed that it will continue with its policy of banning the practice.

Working in the education field requires much patience and appreciation for the students, as well as dedication. Maquoketa Valley Community School District Superintendent Doug Tuetken has spent the majority of his working life doing this. He will be retiring at the end of June.


Ten additional cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County were confirmed from 11 a.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. today, bringing the county's total 462 cases as of the latter time.

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High school sports in Iowa started again last week. Baseball and softball teams took the field with guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunflower seeds and handshakes are no longer permitted. Trevor Arnold, Maquoketa Valley School District’s activities director, gave an update to the sc…


Hartwick Huskys Water Show Ski Team has come to the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Shows and Learn 2 Ski events. This is due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.


When driving through the farm fields leading to Petersburg, one beacon of faith can be seen for miles in the distance: the steeples of the Ss. Peter & Paul Church. The church was built back in 1904-05 and has served as the center of the community in Petersburg ever since.

While the council unanimously approved the creation of a new downtown tax increment finance (TIF) district after hearing a lot of supportive feedback from the business community, it was split on how to proceed with the first large-scale project set to utilize the newly created development tools.