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Dubuque County has a new health director

The Dubuque County Board of Health has named a new director for the county health department. Allie White was selected for the position from a field of more than 50 candidates in a nationwide search. White is currently the health services coordinator for the Dubuque Community School District. She will take over the position, left … Continue Reading Dubuque County has a new health director

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UPDATE – New details released about fatal head-on crash in Prairie du Chien

UPDATE – PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — Authorities released more details Tuesday about the cause of a fatal head-on crash Sunday in the Prairie du Chien area. Witnesses reported that an eastbound SUV crossed the centerline for unknown reasons on U.S. 18, and collided with a westbound truck. Both drivers were killed in the wreck. … Continue Reading UPDATE – New details released about fatal head-on crash in Prairie du Chien

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Merry Millword Market Coming To Dubuque

An outdoor holiday market will take place Friday and Saturday in downtown Dubuque. According to the Telegraph Herald, “A Merry Millwork Market” will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, on 10th Street between Jackson and Washington streets. The event includes a tree-lighting … Continue Reading Merry Millword Market Coming To Dubuque

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New Head For The Dubuque County Board Of Health

The Dubuque County Board of Health has named a new director for the county health department. The Telegraph Herald reports Allie White will take over the position in late December, after a nationwide search. White is currently the health services coordinator for the Dubuque Community School District, and she previously has served as a health … Continue Reading New Head For The Dubuque County Board Of Health

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One person was hospitalized in Lafayette County crash

DARLINGTON, Wis. – One person was injured in a crash Sunday in Lafayette County. Jerald R. Carlson, 50, of Stockton, Ill., was taken to an area hospital after police say he fell asleep behind the wheel on Wisconsin 23 near Darlington, causing his vehicle to drift off the roadway, enter a ditch and hit a … Continue Reading One person was hospitalized in Lafayette County crash

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Names of two people killed in head-on crash in Prairie du Chien area released

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. — The names of two people killed in head-on crash Sunday in the Prairie du Chien area have been made public. Authorites said in a release on Monday that, Tracy Jo Larson, 43, of Prairie du Chien, was heading EB and Luke Hackman, 36, was WB when the two collided on … Continue Reading Names of two people killed in head-on crash in Prairie du Chien area released

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Peosta residents were rocked by two explosions

PEOSTA, Iowa – Peosta residents were rocked by two explosions over the weekend. Peosta police said in an online announcement that they received numerous calls about two separate explosions Saturday evening and after an investigation it was determined that the recreational use of a binary explosive south of Peosta in Dubuque County was the cause, … Continue Reading Peosta residents were rocked by two explosions

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Today marks the end of the tri-fecta holiday shopping phenomonon

Today marks the end of the tri-fecta holiday shopping phenomonon. Black Friday kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season, with big box retailers reaping the benefits, followed by Small Business Saturday supporting local mom and pop shops, and with Cyber Monday, sales could prove even more profitable for on line retailers, anlysts predict. … Continue Reading Today marks the end of the tri-fecta holiday shopping phenomonon

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drug deal turned robbery resulted in the arrest of two Dubuque teens

A drug deal turned robbery resulted in the arrest of two Dubuque teens. Police said a 24 year old Dubuque man met two teens in the 2200 block of Washington Street Friday to purchase marijuana which he told police he electronically sent payment for to one of the teens only to learn additional funds had … Continue Reading drug deal turned robbery resulted in the arrest of two Dubuque teens

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USPS Operation Santa helping kids in need

The United States Postal Service has put out a call for those who want to help spread some magic this holiday season. The USPS announced recently that it was launching Operation Santa, a program where individuals can adopt a letter that was sent to Santa and fulfill that child’s wish. Operation Santa will kick off … Continue Reading USPS Operation Santa helping kids in need