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Dubuque smoke testing to find sewer system leaks
Thursday morning, a crew with the city's engineering department was at Dubuque Senior High School, pumping a non-toxic smoke down one sanitary sewer connection and watching to see where the smoke leaked out in other spots.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Platinum Supplemental Insurance Recognizes Walt Link
Link started his Platinum sales career in April 2013. His commitment and success make him an excellent candidate to lead a team of sales representatives selling Platinum products.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Canadian Pacific crews inspect and repair the fire-damaged railroad bridge Tuesday
Canadian Pacific Railway is declining to say exactly when it might re-open one of its bridges in Dubuque County that was heavily damaged Monday in a fire.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Thieves take tools from Dubuque Habitat for Humanity home
A local organization is scrambling to find tools to complete a project on time. The Dubuque and Jackson County Habitat for Humanity had more than $3,000 worth of power tools stolen from a construction site on Washington Street sometime between July 12 and July 16. "I opened the trailer and everything looked normal.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mississippi River businesses playing catch-up after flooding
The river started rising in April and crested in early July. Even though the mighty Mississippi dropped quickly, businesses relying on it had already taken a hit.
Longtime Dubuque educator Thom Determan dies
"It imitates cancer, but doesn't respond to cancer treatments," Determan told KWWL in May. "It's not reversible.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Taste of Dubuque gears up for 19th year
The Taste of Dubuque is set for Thursday, 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.
Dubuque Group Asks Iowans to Welcome Refugee Children
Deanna Martinez of Oracle holds up a sign in Spanish that reads "Welcome" as she and her family members gather up the road from protesters demonstrating against the arrival of undocumented immigrants in Oracle, Arizona July 15, 2014.
The Daily Gazette
Teachers, support staff get contracts in Sterling
The Sterling Education Association, which represents teachers, counselors and other certified staff members, will receive a 2 percent salary increase on the base for the 2014-15 school year and a 1 percent base increase for 2015-16.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
You Can Watch Snowpiercer. Right Now. At Home.
In a 1987 interview with Omni Magazine , Roger Ebert prophesied that in the not-too-distant future we "will have high-definition, wide-screen television sets and a push-button dialing system to order the movie you want at the time you want it."
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Peosta girl receives bedroom makeover from Special Spaces
A Dubuque County 7-year-old got the surprise of a lifetime Saturday afternoon. Kate Frett was born with a serious heart condition.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Iowa Supreme Court Allows Third-Party PPA to Move Forward
On Friday, July 11, the Supreme Court of Iowa issued a decision holding that a solar energy company entering into a third-party power purchase agreement with an Iowa municipality would not be considered a public utility under state law.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Two cars in Dubuque spontaneously burst into flames in just two days
Assistant Fire Marshall, Mike McMahon said Thursday a woman was driving along Central Avenue when all of the sudden her car started filling with smoke.
India Rules BRICs as Modi Scores Big in Investor Poll
Financial professionals are now more bullish on India relative to the largest emerging markets than at any point in the past five years after Narendra Modi scored the biggest election victory in three decades, giving him a mandate to revive economic growth as prime minister.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Dubuque IHOP robbed at gunpoint
It happened shortly before 8 p.m. at the restaurant located on the 1700 block of John F. Kennedy Road.
Heavy road construction in Dubuque impacting traffic, businesses
The second consecutive summer of a major road construction project in Dubuque is frustrating drivers and impacting some surrounding businesses.
Yes, You Can Now Have A Drone Photograph Your Wedding
Iowa-based Picture Perfect Portrait and Design is offering a brand new service to brides and grooms looking for unique ways to capture their wedding: drone photography.
In Iowa, solar is fighting back against utilities and winning
Last week, I wrote about the pushback that solar is getting from utility companies , who fear it will cut into their profits and break their monopolies.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Iowa native not returning to SNL
Iowa native Brooks Wheelan will not be returning to NBC's Saturday Night Live for a second season, according to the Hempstead High School graduate.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
'The One Man Star Wars Trilogy' coming to TBAC's Jaeb Theater
Without the use of props or any other actors, Charles Ross sings John Williams' theme music, mimes the crawling yellow text at the beginning of each episode, replicates the sound effects of whooshing X-Wing Starfighters and impersonates all the characters from Star Wars in his 58-minute show.