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8 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

The end of this ear of corn is stunted due to a lack of moisture

That comes as the rest of Iowa - and the nation, overall - are facing the possibility of a bumper crop of corn and an excellent soybean harvest.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque officials bust those not wearing seatbelts

A special joint traffic enforcement project on Tuesday between the Dubuque Police Department and Dubuque County Sheriff's Office cracked down on people not wearing their seatbelts.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Eastern Iowa man wins auctioneer contest at fair

An eastern Iowa man has been crowned the top auctioneer of an annual bid calling contest at the Iowa State Fair, and he says he will donate the prize money to the families of four teenage boys killed earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Holy Cross, IA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KCRG

Authorities Searching for Dubuque Inmate

The Dubuque County sheriff's office says 41-year-old Erick Burkholder was allowed to leave the jail Thursday morning to attend a family member's funeral, and was supposed to report back by 6 a.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Holy Cross parade pays tribute to four boys killed in crash

Thousands across eastern Iowa are still mourning the death of four Dubuque County boys.

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Related Topix: Holy Cross, IA, Dyersville, IA, Epworth, IA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Western Dubuque community forming committee in wake of tragedy

The Western Dubuque School District is partnering with a Mount Vernon organization in responding to the recent tragic death of four teenagers in Dubuque County.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Man missing in Mississippi River found

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office confirms a man that went missing in the Mississippi River on Friday has been found.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque emergency responders: Smart 911 saves time, maybe lives

Smart 911 launched in Dubuque County in December. The free, optional service allows county residents to submit personal information, such as their medical history, to a third party website.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KCRG

Connelly Family Friend Believes Blocked Stop Sign May Be To Blame For Fatal Crash

A view of the intersection where a pick up truck blew a stop sign and hit an ATV, killing four teenagers.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Epworth, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Intersection of fatal Dubuque Co. crash has history of danger

Records from the Iowa Department of Transportation show the Dubuque County intersection where four boys died on Saturday has a history of crashes.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

KIMT

ATV crashes spark interest in operation safety

In a span of 3 days, three Iowa kids under the age of 15 have died in ATV accidents.

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Related Topix: Mason City, IA, Hancock County, IA

Daily Mail

Four Iowa teen friends killed 'after truck misses stop sign and plows into them'

Have house will travel: Inside the Tiny House Movement where a growing number of Americans are rejecting the traditional idea of a home and living simpler and cheaper lives 'I wanted to feel loved and I was a coward': Charles Manson follower gives her first TV interview from prison to explain why she brutally tortured and murdered innocent people ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa, Epworth, IA, Iowa City, IA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WOC-AM Davenport

Four Teens Killed In Dubuque Co. Accident

IOWA AUTHORITIES SAY THE FOUR PEOPLE KILLED IN A COLLISION WERE 14-YEAR-OLD RECENT GRADUATES OF DREXLER MIDDLE SCHOOL.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, Epworth, IA

KCRG

Four Dead After Crash Near Epworth

The four people killed Saturday afternoon in a Dubuque County crash have been identified as 14-year-old boys from Epworth, Peosta and Dyersville.

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Related Topix: Epworth, IA, Peosta, IA, Dyersville, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Authorities say 4 teens died in eastern Iowa crash

Iowa authorities say the four people killed in a Saturday crash were 14-year-old recent graduates of Drexler Middle School.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

4 die in 2-vehicle crash in eastern Iowa

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened about 1:30 p.m. Saturday when a pickup truck pulling a livestock trailer apparently didn't stop at a stop sign and collided with a John Deere utility vehicle.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

ISU Extension webinar to address Emerald Ash Borer impact

Iowa State University Extension offices throughout the state will simultaneously host a webinar on Aug. 14 exploring the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Dubuque, IA, Bellevue, IA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KCRG

Fire Destroys Massey Station Railroad Bridge

A railroad bridge near Massey Station in Dubuque County is considered a total loss after a fire heavily damaged the structure Monday.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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.

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