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Platteville man accused of fire extinguisher attack pleads not guilty

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — A Platteville resident accused of attacking another man with a fire extinguisher recently pleaded not guilty to his criminal charge.Robert B. Vogt, 26, entered the plea in Grant County Circuit Court to a charge of felony aggravated battery, with a repeater enhancement because of

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Divided Platteville council approves opening of streets to ATV/UTV traffic

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — In a packed city chambers, Platteville Common Council members on Tuesday night attempted to resolve an issue that has embroiled community members for months in a dispute over road and vehicle safety.But as signified in the 4-3 vote in favor of opening select city streets to all-t

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-15 03:15:00

Dubuque police asking for help identifying Best Buy shoplifter

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Police are asking for help identifying a person who allegedly shoplifted from Best Buy on July 21.Authorities say the incident happened around 9 p.m.If you recognize the person in the photos, you can submit information online at .

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-15 13:19:00

Dubuque community members weigh adding a curfew for minors

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --Some people are concerned about the safety of children in eastern Iowa- specifically in Dubuque. Some of those concerns stem from a police call in the city Tuesday night.Dubuque Police responded to Comiskey Park on the north side of Dubuque at 9:47 p.m. after hearing more

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-15 22:46:00

Documents: Man fled at speeds of up to 90 mph after serious hit-and-run crash in Dubuque

Police said an intoxicated man caused a crash in downtown Dubuque on Tuesday that left another person seriously injured, then led police on a high-speed chase as he fled the scene.Jason C. Northouse, 29, of Zwingle, Iowa, is charged in Iowa District Court for Dubuque County with eluding, second-offe

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Police looking for tips after multiple guns, cash stolen from East Dubuque home

EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. (KCRG-TV9) --Investigators announced today they are looking for any help in finding out who broke into an East Dubuque home and stole money and guns.Investigators with the East Dubuque Police Department say the burglary occurred in the neighborhood locals refer to as "The Flats"-

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-14 21:58:00

Darlington police: Woman trying to put on shoes crashes into 2 parked vehicles

The crash occurred at about 5:30 a.m. Monday in Darlington. Police said Alexis Furino, 26, of Beloit, was trying to put on her shoes while driving on Galena Street. Her vehicle sideswiped two parked vehicles, causing severe damage to one and minor damage to the other.

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

Cassville residents, business owners preparing for waterless day

CASSVILLE, Wis. — Cassville is gearing up for a day without water.None will be available throughout the village from 8 a.m. to about 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, while crews replace three water main valves on Bluff and Pennsylvania streets. City officials made the announcement last week.“They are old val

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

East Dubuque police seek tips after money, firearms taken in burglary

The crime occurred between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 7 in East Dubuque, and a large safe containing money and firearms was stolen, according to a press release issued today. Detective Luke Kovacic said the residential burglary occurred in the "flats" area of the city, but police would not provide a spe

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-14 20:00:00

Appeals court upholds man's Dubuque County domestic assault convictions

The Iowa Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a former Dubuque man’s domestic assault convictions.The judges affirmed the convictions of Robert W. Powell Jr., 37, who was given a suspended 11-year prison sentence and two to five years of probation in May 2017.

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-16 06:00:00

Driver trying to put on shoes sideswipes 2 parked vehicles, police say

DARLINGTON, Wis. - Officials said a driver was not paying attention when she struck two parked cars in Darlington Monday, an official said.

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-08-14 17:03:23

Barn south of Lancaster destroyed by fire

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Police: Dubuque man runs red light, causes rollover

Police say Jason Northouse, 29, was driving the vehicle that ran through the red light. He drove off after the crash starting a chase with police. Officers caught up with him in Key West when he pulled over.

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-15 02:37:00

Dubuque man sentenced in Illinois for burglary charges

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --On August 9 Michael Selle pled guilty as part of a plea agreement to Residential Burglary.Selle pled guilty to entering a house on Shorewood Drive in Galena without authority on May 25.Selle was sentenced to 4 years in prison and will also have to serve two years of superv

KCRG.COM - 2018-08-15 12:41:00

13-yr-old builds own house for $1,500: Look when he opens door and reveals 89 sq ft masterpiece

Most grown adults wouldn’t dare consider the idea of building their own homes, let alone actually accomplishing the feat, and the biggest homes that most middle schoolers have ever created come in the form of legos and Lincoln logs. 13-year-old Luke Thill from Dubuque, Iowa, however, is quite unlike

HEALTHY-HOLISTIC-LIVING.COM - 2018-08-14 16:56:35

2 injured in crash near Lancaster

Sarah Nihles, 37, of Lancaster, and Justin Brandt, 16, of Cuba City, were taken by ambulances for medical treatment, according to a press release issued Monday by the Grant County Sheriff’s Department.


New documents show prosecutor, city manager questioning credibility of East Dubuque officer before resignation

EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. — One day after an East Dubuque police officer was reinstated last month, Jo Daviess County’s top prosecutor sent a letter to the city’s police chief saying that he had “serious concerns about the ability and credibility” of the officer.On July 10, State’s Attorney John Hay sent t

TELEGRAPHHERALD.COM - 2018-08-15 06:00:00

State, federal agencies restore river habitat

Karen Osterkamp, a biologist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, spoke at the Guttenberg Public Library on July 30 about federal and state efforts to help restore balance to the river habitat that was altered by those manmade systems designed to improve commercial transportation on the ri

GUTTENBERGPRESS.COM - 2018-08-15 13:14:17

Dubuque police asking for help identifying burglary suspects

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --The Dubuque Police Department is asking for help identifying to people who were allegedly involved in a burglary.Authorities say the burglary happened to construction trailers that were on the west end of Dubuque around July 10.Police say the suspects may be associated wit


Documents: Former Southwest Tech employee fired, now charged for thefts at school

FENNIMORE, Wis. — A former Southwest Wisconsin Technical College custodian is accused of stealing cash from a college instructor’s office and shop equipment.Michael C.A. Mann, 29, recently was charged in Grant County Circuit Court with four counts of misdemeanor theft and felony theft of movable pro