Registration for the Bunker Hill Golf Course 2014 permanent tee times will take place at the Bunker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse, 2200 Bunker Hill Road, on Saturday, March 29th at 12:00 noon, for both Saturday and Sunday tee times. Continue reading →
Jennifer Klinkhammer has joined the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools (FDPS) staff as executive director. Klinkhammer will facilitate the daily operations of the foundation including the overall management, fundraising, creation and implementation of projects and programs for FDPS that have a direct impact on the Dubuque public schools. Continue reading →
The City of Dubuque Health Services Department is seeking information regarding a dog involved in a biting incident. The dog is described as medium size (about 35 pounds), white with black patches, pointy ears, long hair, resembling a shelty or shelty mix . The dog was being walked by white male, approxmatily 60 years old, about 6 feet tall, gray hair, a large gray goatee, who was wearing a tan trench coat. The dog bit a minor on Sunday, 4/9/14, at approximately 3:45 p.m. The bite happened in the area of South Grandview Avenue by the Highway 61/151 overpass.
The Health Department needs the public’s assistance in finding this dog to verify the dog’s health status and vaccination history. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Health Services Department at 589-4185 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. or the Law Enforcement Center at 589-4415 after hours or on the weekend.
Iowa MarketReady, a new program from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Value Added Agriculture Program, addresses issues and seeks to educate food suppliers to succeed in today's markets and continue to be profitable, while utilizing a new marketing stream. Continue reading →
The public is invited to attend a two-day workshop titled “Put a LID on It: Protecting Our Water Resources Today and Into the Future,” at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque on Tues., March 11, and Wed., March 12. Continue reading →
The Garage Sale Extravaganza is a two-day event held at the Dubuque National Guard Armory, 5001 Old Highway Rd. The goal of the event is to raise funds for the Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) while offering quality gently-used and new items to community members at affordable prices. Continue reading →
Mary Frances Clarke, BVM, the foundress of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Clarke University, in Dubuque, is one of nine inductees chosen from over 400 nominees worldwide for the 2014 Class of the Irish American Hall of Fame (IAHOF). Honored in the Education category, Mother Clarke was nominated by BVM Mary Alma Sullivan, who wrote the winning proposal. Continue reading →
The 365ink Impact Awards return for the sixth big year to the Mississippi Moon Bar at the Diamond Jo Casino on Tuesday, March 4th, at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) The awards are designed to highlight those who are making an impact on the Dubuque community, whether they be in highly visible ways, or behind the scenes, and you are invited! Continue reading →
The Holy Family Catholic Schools System in Dubuque may be shifting to a separate calendar than their public school counterparts for the first time in at least a decade.
The possible change for the 2014-2015 year is coming after the public school district implemented weekly late-arrivals on Fridays, which caused Holy Family officials to reconsider having identical calendars.
Initially, Dubuque’s public and parochial schools followed identical calendars because the community school district provides busing services to Holy Family Students.
The late arrivals on Fridays would mean alternative transportation would be needed for Holy Family students for the entire year.
This winter is not going anywhere fast - and neither are some ice shanties regardless of what the Wisconsin laws say.
The Department of Natural Resources understands the ice shanty removal issues anglers in parts of Wisconsin are facing and is ready assist by taking calls from anglers who want their conservation wardens to know their shanty removal status. Continue reading →