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Dubuque chef hopes to put Iowa on culinary map after competing in 'Top Chef'

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) --A Dubuque chef is putting Iowa on the culinary map by competing in a popular TV show.Dubuque restaurant owner Kevin Scharpf (left) competes in Top Chef season 16. (Michael Hickey/Bravo Media)Kevin Scharpf is a contestant in Bravo's Top Chef Season 16. It airs on December sixth

KCRG.COM - 2018-10-22 22:48:00

City of Dubuque schedules road closure

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – Carter road will be closed at the intersection of JFK for water main repair.The work will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. Traffic will not be able to enter or exit Carter Road at JFK. The northbound (outside) lane of JFK will be closed and traffic will be merged

KWWL - 2018-10-22 13:31:27

9 people elected to Dubuque County fair board

Nine people were recently elected to the Dubuque County Fair Association board of directors.Elected to three-year terms on the board were incumbents Jeff Avenarius, Daryl Biechler, Dee Gaul, Matt Oberhoffer, Angie Sigwarth, Jerry Sigwarth and Bill Watters, as well as newcomer Terry Waller, fair offi

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-22 15:15:00

Peosta police seek information on string of vehicle burglaries

PEOSTA, Iowa – Authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a possible person of interest as they investigate a string of burglaries to vehicles on the east side of Peosta, according to a social media post by the Peosta Police Department.The post states that “many items were stolen

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-23 11:03:00

Authorities: Dubuque man had multiple types of drugs during traffic stop

Police have arrested a Dubuque man they said was carrying multiple different types of drugs he was intending to sell.Michael H. Vandermillen II, 24, of 649 Kane St., is charged in Iowa District Court for Dubuque County with four counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver,


Charges upgraded for Platteville man accused of sexual assault

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- A Platteville man accused of sexually assaulting a woman earlier this month faces new charges.Amadeus S. Toney, 25, now is charged in Grant County Circuit Court with second-degree sexual assault and attempted second-degree sexual assault, both felonies. His next court appearance

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-23 16:45:00

Candidates for Dubuque County positions to be featured in forum Wednesday

Dubuque County residents can hear from candidates running for county offices during a forum Wednesday.The Dubuque League of Women Voters is hosting a forum featuring candidates for county supervisor, county attorney, county recorder and county treasurer from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the City C

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-23 18:43:00

Iowa Supreme Court won't hear appeal of former Dubuque man's domestic abuse convictions

The Iowa Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of a man convicted of domestic abuse in Dubuque County.The justices recently denied further review in the appeal of Robert W. Powell Jr., 37, formerly of Dubuque.Powell took a plea deal in October 2016 in Dubuque County to several domestic assault char

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-22 06:00:00

Motorcycle driver suffers life-threatening injuries avoiding collision with deer, sheriff says

WIOTA, Wis. - A motorcycle driver suffered life-threatening injuries when he avoided a collision with a deer and lost control Saturday evening. According to the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, it happened around 8:30 p.m. on State Trunk Highway 78 in the Township of Wiota. 42-year-old Terry Seff

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-10-22 11:54:09

Dubuque County supervisors appoint 2 more to ATV/UTV committee

Two more residents were appointed Monday to a committee set to consider whether to allow off-road vehicles to use Dubuque County roads.County supervisors appointed Cascade City Council Member Andrew Kelchen and Asbury City Council Member John Richey as small-community representatives to the 11-perso

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-23 06:00:00

Dubuque business prepares to reopen doors ten months after 'devastating' fire

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) -- It has been almost one year since a Dubuque business caught fire, sending massive flames into the air. Almost one year after a Dubuque business caught fire, ownership says their rebuilding process is finally over. A building that belonged to Link Hydraulic, just off Highway 2


Biz Buzz: Dubuque business rebuilds after fire; Lancaster photography studio opens; dog groomer changes locations

Biz Buzz shares business tidbits from around the tri-state area. This week, we highlight developments in Dubuque, Lancaster, Wis., and Peosta, Iowa.Early on the morning of Feb. 8, Andy Link watched in disbelief as a massive fire raged at his Dubuque business.The blaze completely gutted a 12,000-squa

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-10-22 06:00:00

BREAKING: Adams Co. officials report human remains found in Town of Monroe

TOWN OF MONROE, Wis. (WAOW) — The Adams Co. Sheriff’s Department reported the finding of skeletal remains, on Saturday.


Dubuque earns national recognition for restoration efforts

Dubuque’s commitment to historic preservation already is on display for anyone who takes a stroll down Main Street, observes the Washington Neighborhood or pays a visit to the historic Millwork District.Now these widespread efforts are gaining attention on a national stage.“Preservation,” the magazi


Authorities: Peosta man suffered minor injury in crash

Authorities said a Peosta, Iowa, man had minor injuries from a crash Wednesday south of Dubuque.William T. Wharff, 71, was treated at the scene by Key West Fire/EMS, according to a Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department report made available Friday.The crash occurred at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday on Monastery


ATV driver dies from injuries after crash in Dubuque County

WORTHINGTON, Iowa (KCRG) -- A 76-year-old has died after injuries he received in a car vs. ATV accident on Thursday. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says the 76-year-old man was driving on East Worthington Road when he failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic. 37-year-old Nohemi Orti


Man linked to spate of thefts in Dubuque County, elsewhere, arrested in Colorado

A Minnesota man tied to a spate of thefts and burglaries in Dubuque County and four other states has been arrested in Colorado.Jeffrey J. Krieger, 46, of St. Paul, Minn., is accused of stealing $14,535.42 from Eichman’s Bar and Restaurant in Sageville, Iowa, in July. Dubuque County Sheriff Joe Kenne


Three Facing Drug Charges in Dubuque Co.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -Federal prosecutors say users and dealers of opioid drugs in Iowa got a reminder of the criminal as well as physical dangers this week. Three men will spend time in federal prison, including one life sentence, for cases from Dubuque. DUBUQUE, Iowa - Richard Parker, 47, of


Man arrested in argument over cigarettes

WATERLOO – A man has been returned to Waterloo to face charges for allegedly attacking another man in an argument over cigarettes in July.Jose Lee Sullivan, 30, address unavailable, was detained in Polk County and transported to the Black Hawk County Jail on Wednesday on a charge of willful injury c


Terry Polich: Cannabis goes mainstream and is on the ballot Nov. 6

Devin Melnyk, a longtime marijuana grower and a consultant with Pure Sunfarms, holds trimmed marijuana as it comes out of a high-volume cannabis trimming machine Sept. 25 at a massive tomato greenhouse being renovated to grow pot in Delta, British Columbia.TED S. WARREN, ASSOCIATED PRESS