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Authorities: Wisconsin man died in Iowa plant accident
DUBUQUE, Iowa - 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, and high-pressure gas valves and meter bars.
Sisters pioneer new kidney transplant at UW that includes immune system
When Brenda Quale donated a kidney to Barb Okey last month, she gave her something else: part of her immune system. In a new twist at UW Hospital, some living kidney donors are also parting with blood stem cells, which are infused into the kidney transplant recipients. The goal is to give recipients
Grant gets WAFER new cooler
La Crosse, WI – (WXOW) – A brand new commercial cooler was presented to WAFER food pantry, helping the facility in it’s ability to keep more fresh produce on hand. Ultimately, it also provides better access to healthier food for families in need.
‘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
Technologists are trying to fix the "filter bubble" problem that tech helped create
By Adam PioreMIT Technology ReviewLast fall, Deb Roy, one of the US's foremost experts on social media, attended a series of roundtables in small towns in middle America — places like Platteville, Wisconsin, and Anamosa, Iowa. It wasn't what Roy, who runs the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MI
High School wrestling: Looking at Saturday's results from Mason City, Clear Lake, Newman Catholic
Saturday was a busy day for wrestling in North Iowa, as several tournaments and invitationals were held throughout the state. Mason City's wrestling team competed at Western Dubuque, and though they lost to Williamsburg 57-17, four Mohawks walked away with a victory.
Fighting for views and livelihoods in the Driftless Area
DODGEVILLE — The combines and balers are idle but the grain and hay wagons have found new purpose as winter descends on the Driftless Area. Normally, at this time of the year, the wagons are out of sight and stored in pole barns, machine sheds or other out buildings. Only now, they’re helping farmer
Family of 6 lost all belongings in weekend fire; fire dept. shares list of items needed
HOLLANDALE, Wis. - A fire department in Iowa County is asking for the public's help after a family lost all their belongings including Christmas gifts, in a fire Saturday morning.
Central men’s basketball dry spell lifts Wis.-Platteville
PLATTEVILLE, WIS.—A tenacious closing effort couldn’t overcome a late first-half dry spell as the Central College men’s basketball team was outmuscled by traditional NCAA Division III men’s basketball contender Wis.-Platteville 94-77 Saturday.
UNI men's basketball: 3 takeaways from a 4-5 start
CEDAR FALLS — The Northern Iowa men’s basketball team entered this past Saturday’s game against Division-III Dubuque on a three-game losing streak. After narrowly defeating the Spartans, UNI coach Ben Jacobson said his team is “out of sorts.” Here are three takeaways from Jacobson’s weekly press con
Trust helps fund Turner Hall work
GALENA–Late Galena resident Joseph Miller’s charitable trust continues to make its mark on historic preservation efforts in the city. On Thursday, Dec. 6, Illinois Bank & Trust officials who oversee the Miller Trust, presented the Galena Foundation with a check for $31,846.48 for 2018.
Community lends a hand to family of six after devastating house fire
HOLLANDALE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Hollandale Fire Department is hoping the community will help a family of six that was displaced after a Saturday morning fire. Hollandale Fire Chief, Jerry Doescher, said the family was on vacation in Florida when the fire happened. The house was a total loss and the ca
Jason Bohannon, Dennis Geraghty named to IHSAA hoops hall of fame
CEDAR RAPIDS — Jason Bohannon and Dennis Geraghty are two of nine people to be inducted later this winter in the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday.
Steer weigh-ins set for Grant County Fair
LANCASTER, Wis. — Exhibitors wanting to sell a steer at the 2019 Grant County Fair should bring their animals to the steer identification and weigh-in from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at the livestock pavilion on the Grant County Fairgrounds.
Man ID'd who suffered fatal injuries in accident at Dubuque manufacturer
A Potosi, Wis., man died in an industrial accident Thursday at a Dubuque manufacturer. Dennis A. Hall, 46, suffered fatal injuries during an accident at A.Y. McDonald, 4800 Chavenelle Road.
Authorities: Dubuquer faces charges for making meth at home
A Dubuque man has been arrested after authorities reported finding items for a meth lab in his home. Mark T. Fishler, 57, of 5005 Falcon Drive, is charged in Iowa District Court for Dubuque County with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and possession of marijuana and of drug parap
6 overtimes needed to determine winner in Platteville vs. Wisconsin Heights boys' basketball game
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Monday night in boys high school basketball non-conference action, Wisconsin Heights played Platteville and the Hillmen won 105 to 91 in six overtimes. After regulation, the game was tied at 48 all. Both teams scored 7, 8, 7, 11 and 8 in the first five overtimes. Then, in the six
Hinrich to be inducted into IHSAA Basketball Hall of Fame
Seven players and two coaches to be honored at Wells Fargo Arena on March 8, 2019. Dennis Geraghty – Retired last spring at Epworth, Western Dubuque after hitting 500 total wins in 39 seasons as a head.
GAME OF THE WEEK (Boys Basketball): Platteville 105, Wisconsin Heights 91 (6OT)
PLATTEVILLE — Thirty-six minutes wasn’t enough to decide a victor in Tuesday’s non-conference boys basketball game between Platteville and visiting Wisconsin Heights. Neither was 40 minutes or 44 or 48 or 52 or 56.
Power line opponents pan draft environmental review of Dubuque-Middleton transmission project
Opponents of a proposed power line between Dubuque and Middleton say the federal agency in charge of the environmental review has overlooked alternatives to the $500 million project.