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12 hrs ago | 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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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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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

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa Legislature funds two 'life-changing' drug courts

The state opted last year to stop paying for the Dubuque-Delaware Counties Drug Court and Black Hawk County Drug Court this current fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Dubuque, IA, Black Hawk County, IA

Sun Jun 22, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Despite rain, Campgrounds say they've had a busy season so far

Despite rainy weather, some eastern Iowa campgrounds say they've actually seen an increase in business so far this summer.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Governor's Volunteer Awards honor hundreds of eastern Iowans

Black Hawk County had 55 winners, Dubuque County had 14 recipients, Johnson County had 17 and Linn County had 75. The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Services coordinates the program.

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Related Topix: Black Hawk County, IA, Johnson County, IA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque tests CodeRed Emergency system Thursday

If you received a call from the City of Dubuque or Dubuque County Thursday morning, the call was not spam.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

Suspect Accused Of Bugging Portable Toilet Surrenders

A Solon, Iowa man has been arrested on suspicion of placing audio and video recording devices inside a portable restroom.

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Related Topix: Solon, IA, Education Etc.

KCRG

Flash Flooding Reported in Northeastern Iowa

Flooding is a concern in several northeastern Iowa counties Thursday morning. Below is a list of flash flood reports so far: In Dubuque County, Herber Road near John Deere road is closed due to a possible mudslide.

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Related Topix: Weather, Iowa, Natural Disasters, Flood, Dubuque, IA, Postville, IA

Wed Jun 18, 2014

KCRG

Man Charged for Placing Cameras in Cascade Bathroom

Sheriff's deputies say a man turned himself in to law enforcement at the Dubuque County Jail Wednesday in connection with an investigation into cameras found inside a Cascade bathroom.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Cascade, IA, Solon, IA

Tue Jun 17, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque County will buy 60 stun guns for deputies

Dubuque County is moving ahead with the purchase of 60 stun guns with a goal of reducing injuries to deputies and suspects.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dyersville preps for busy weekend

The Field of Dreams celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend will bring more than 11,000 people to the Dyersville area over a two-day period.

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KCRG

America's River Festival Attracts Thousands to the Port of Dubuque

Keith Steuer says he has the best job of anyone working at America's River Festival.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

KCRG

Judge Rejects Reed's Plea Deal in Child's Death

Applause erupted in a Dubuque County courtroom this afternoon as a judge rejected Nicholas Reed's plea deal on child endangerment charges.

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Wed Jun 11, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque 'buddy bench' creator hospitalized for food allergy

Many eastern Iowans are enjoying picnics and cook-outs this time of year -- but for people with food allergies, those come with a doctor's warning.

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