16 hrs ago
'Bishop' would-be pipe bomber gets 37 years
An Iowa letter carrier was sentenced to 37 years in prison Tuesday for sending dud pipe bombs with letters signed "The Bishop" in an odd but potentially deadly bid to drive up the value of shares he owned.
20 hrs ago
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Judge set to sentence 'The Bishop' dud-pipe bomber
A small-town Iowa letter carrier will soon learn his sentence for sending dud pipe bombs with threatening letters signed "The Bishop." A federal judge in Chicago put off announcing a sentence for John Tomkins until Tuesday after hearing arguments about an appropriate penalty last month.
What a Tree Looks Like After Being Stripped Naked by Nature's Fury
Students at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, say a lightning strike is most likely to blame for completely stripping the bark off an on-campus tree.
Mon May 20, 2013
Finextra Research news
Verafin and Fundtech partner for real-time fraud prevention
With financial institutions from coast-to-coast struggling to protect themselves and their customers from the devastation of online fraud, banks and credit unions are increasingly turning to Verafin's proven real-time online fraud detection analytics.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
Student blossomed during senior year at St. Charles North
St. Charles North High School senior Fabiola Ortiz will attend the University of Dubuque in the fall.
Fri May 17, 2013
Contact Center Opening Up in Mason City, IA
A new company is replacing an old one in Mason City, and directors of the development say it will create 135 jobs over 5 years.
Thu May 16, 2013
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Dubuque students may miss planned trip to New York
Dozens of students, parents and staff from a Dubuque high school are unsure what to do after a Cedar Rapids travel agency closed without making arrangements for a planned trip to New York despite about $30,000 in advance payments.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cell Phone Service Outages Reported Across Eastern Iowa
Many Eastern Iowans are experience a cell phone service outage tonight. Cell phone users in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, the Quad Cities and many other communities have reported cell phone service disruptions.
Fox schedule includes '24' return [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]
Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of "American Idol," is betting big on its first miniseries showcase starting with a limited-edition "24," and shows from heavyweight producers Seth MacFarlane and J.J. Abrams to invigorate its schedule.
Tue May 14, 2013
More Schools Having Travel Trouble with Closed Travel Agency
Missing travel dollars blamed on a closed travel agency are now upsetting plans at more eastern Iowa schools.
The Janesville Gazette
Janesville Ground Round closes doors
Ground Round manager Tom Widner said the restaurant has lost its state seller's permit, and he believes that's because the owner had not paid sales taxes owed to the state.
Fri May 10, 2013
opening this weekend [Telegraph-Herald (Dubuque, IA)]
"The Great Gatsby" Rated PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content, smoking, partying and brief language.
Dubuque Airport tower to remain open
The Dubuque Regional Airport's air traffic control tower will remain open through September 30.
Thu May 09, 2013
Alumni Couple Makes Multi-Million Dollar Donation to University of Dubuque
An anonymous alumni couple made a $10 million gift to the University of Dubuque.
Prostitution charge filed after Dubuque raid
Lieutenant Scott Baxter says the Dubuque Drug Task Force, Dubuque County Sheriff's Office, Department of Narcotics Enforcement, Homeland Security, Immigration Customs Enforcement, and Dubuque Police Department executed a search warrant at two businesses and several apartments at around 12:35 p.m. Thursday.
Univ. of Dubuque Reveals Concert Line-up at Performing Arts Center
The University of Dubuque is unveiling its new $40 million performing arts center.
Wed May 08, 2013
Dubuque neighbors fed up with construction-detour traffic
People in one Dubuque neighborhood are getting fed up with the traffic a nearby road construction project is causing on their residential streets.
Tue May 07, 2013
Missing Girls Found in Ohio Renew Hope for Dubuque Family
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Jennifer Puetsch of Dubuque is feeling a renewed sense of hope. Her sister, Crystal Arensdorf has been missing for almost 12 years.
Branstad Talks Education Reform in Dubuque
DUBUQUE, Iowa - In 1992 Iowa led the nation in student achievement. At that time, 37 percent of the overall budget went to education.
Mon May 06, 2013
Neighbors Ask Dubuque Council to Close Northbound Lane of Southern Avenue
A bridge construction project on Highway 151/61 in Dubuque has people in one neighborhood fed up.