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54 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Neighbors concerned for safety during major road construction

People living along County Road Y13/Farley Road say the road has been in dire need of repairs for years, but the construction happening this summer in order to fix it is extreme.

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Related Topix: Farley, IA, Cascade, IA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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.

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Related Topix: Peosta, IA, Dubuque, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Infant death investigated in Dubuque County

Authorities in Dubuque County are investigating the death of an infant. Officials from several agencies were called to 506 7th Avenue in Farley Thursday, shortly before 3:30 p.m., for a report of a baby not breathing.

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Related Topix: Farley, IA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KCRG

Truck Driver Blames Bad GPS Directions for Driving on Heritage Trail

A semi truck driver from Milwaukee faces several charges after investigators say he drove his truck on Dubuque County's Heritage Trail.

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Related Topix: Dyersville, IA, Farley, IA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Benefit for brain-injured Epworth man to be held Saturday

A benefit will happen Saturday for an Epworth man severely injured last year at a notoriously dangerous Dubuque County intersection.

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Related Topix: Epworth, IA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Crews on the scene of a county vehicle crash on Hwy. 20 on Wednesday.

Dubuque police say a teenage runaway stole a Dubuque County vehicle Wednesday afternoon and crashed it on Highway 20 soon after.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Tracking crude oil: New rules about shipping oil by rail in Iowa

It's explosive, and millions of gallons move through eastern Iowa each month. This week, KWWL learned where crude oil is shipped in large amounts as firefighters leave the state for training.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Train Disaster, Allamakee County, IA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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At his best, Aaron Osthoff can eat 34 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes, 140 chicken wings in 10 minutes, 66 cupcakes in 6 minutes, and 48 raw oysters in just 8 minutes.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

E. Iowa veterans join for habitat work

The Telegraph Herald reports the veterans will do work at Dubuque County Conservation Board-managed areas for three or four weeks this summer.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Wind ripped part of the roof off Don Thompson's mobile home Monday in Dubuque County

He was sitting in his trailer in Spring Valley Mobile Home Park in Dubuque County, when strong winds ripped off part of his roof.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KCRG

Storms Damage Homes in Dubuque County

Sunday night's storms caused problems throughout Eastern Iowa. Parts of the Dubuque County community of Asburty sustained significant flood damage.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

A wall of flood water burst through the basement of an Asbury home Sunday night

An Asbury family has a lot of clean-up ahead of them, after a wall of floodwater nearly five feet high exploded into their finished basement Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Asbury, IA

KCRG

Overnight Rains Lead to Flash Flooding in Eastern Iowa

Rain Sunday night and into Monday morning dropped three inches or more on many parts of eastern Iowa.

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Related Topix: Weather, Iowa, Asbury, IA, Jones County, IA, Morley, IA

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