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Dubuque police searching for robbery suspect
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – Police in Dubuque are asking for the public’s help in identifying an alleged thief. The man shown in the above pictures allegedly stole from the Casey’s General Store on Rockdale Road on Saturday, December 1st.
Sheriff: Woman at-large after chase in Dubuque County
DUBUQUE COUNTY, Dubuque (KWWL) – Sheriff’s deputies in the Dubuque area are on the lookout for a woman accused of leading authorities on a chase, driving through a yard and then jumping out and running into nearby woods.
Dubuque law enforcement sees declining interest in applications
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - Law enforcement officers in Dubuque say they have seen a declining interest in people wanting to become sworn officers. Now, they are left wondering why, and what they can do to recruit more people.
UNI's offense bottoms out in Hy-Vee Classic loss to Iowa
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson said his team, and in particular his team’s offense, was “out of sorts” after a 75-67 win over Division-III Dubuque last Saturday at McLeod Center.
Western Dubuque Community School District to see renovations
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Final designs were approved this week for $3.7 million dollars worth of renovations at multiple facilities in the Western Dubuque Community School District. According to our coverage partners at the Telegraph Herald, the additions include new classrooms and security enhancements.
High-Speed Chase in Dubuque County
Two people remain at large after a high-speed chase in Dubuque County Thursday afternoon. It happened on the south side of Dubuque shortly before 3 pm. The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says one of their deputies tried stopping a vehicle on Highway 61 near Kerrigan Hill for a traffic violation. Th
Hempstead High School reports graffiti threat on campus in Dubuque
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – The principal at Hempstead High School in Dubuque says a student reported seeing threatening graffiti inside the school on Wednesday. Principal Lee Kolker said in an email to Hempstead families that the graffiti alluded to a non-specific bomb threat within a bathroom at the sc
Dubuque photographer faces five federal charges
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) — Christopher Frommelt is charged with with sexual exploitation of a child, distribution of child pornography, conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, distribution to a person younger than 21 near a protected location and distribution of methamphetamine in U.S. District
New parking options available in Dubuque millwork district
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) - New parking options are available for residents and visitors to Dubuque's historic millwork district. The City of Dubuque announced that a new 81-space lot had finished construction and would be open to a public on Friday, Dec. 7. In addition, an existing 82-space lot which wa
Clarke University prepares to make program cuts
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – Clarke University in Dubuque is faced with the same struggles shadowing many private institutions across the country. In an effort to remain relevant, they are cutting six programs.
Johnston, Iowa teen facing charges related to shooting death
URBANDALE, Iowa- A Johnston teen is facing charges related to the accidental shooting death of a 20-year old in Urbandale. Police say 19-year-old Kyle McGhghy is facing weapons and drug charges. He's been arrested and taken to the Polk County Jail.
Video released of Iowa principal who allegedly told female student to 'hold his banana'
After a nearly yearlong public records battle, video has been released of an Iowa school principal disciplined for dressing in a banana costume and allegedly asking a female student to “hold his banana” — referencing a piece of the outfit that protruded from between his legs.
Police Say Multiple Bomb Threats in Central Iowa Are Likely Hoaxes
DES MOINES, Iowa – Several bomb threats are being investigated in Des Moines and Nevada but police believe they are hoaxes. Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department says they’re received reports that threats were e-mailed Thursday to the Science Center of Iowa, Eyerly Ball, Joseph’s J
Trial run extended for Dubuque-Peosta bus service
A trial run for bus service between Dubuque and Peosta has been extended yet again by the Regional Transit Authority. The Dubuque-Peosta Commuter will continue through Jan. 31, the organization announced today. Buses depart from Dubuque five times per day, and five return trips from Peosta are sched
Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man died in an accident at his job in Dubuque. The accident occurred Thursday at A.Y. McDonald Manufacturing Co., which makes water works brass, plumbing valves, pumps and water systems, high-pressure gas valves and meter bars.
Greater Dubuque lauds city’s direction
The first topic presented during the Dec. 10 Cascade City Council meeting was not an individual action item but the culmination of several and points out that the city of Cascade is doing a lot of things right.
Dubuque Fire Dept. reminds of holiday fire safety
The Dubuque Fire Department has posted several tips to stay safe this season. The risk of home fires traditionally increases during the holiday season, due to Christmas trees, and other decorations.
Approved funding for new rural public transit vehicles
DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWWL) – Today the Iowa Transportation Commission has approved $7 million in funding for 91 new rural public transit vehicles. These will replace vehicles past their useful life.
‘Dubuque is a can’t miss’: Iowa the butt of a tourism joke on this weekend’s ‘SNL’
Dubuque’s a must-see destination on your next road trip. Just ask seventh-grade travel expert Carrie Krum. The eastern Iowa city found itself on the wrong end of a winter tourism joke this weekend on popular NBC sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live.” Actress Aidy Bryant appeared as Krum during th
Dyersville man dead in fiery Highway 20 crash
DYERSVILLE -- A Dyersville man has died in a crash in the eastbound lanes of Highway 20 Tuesday evening. Russell Faust, 60, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, located on Highway near County Road X-47 just west of Dyersville about 6:50 p.m.