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Week in Review: Felony charges filed after armed standoff near Dubuque school
Five new charges were filed against a man allegedly involved in an armed standoff near Fulton Elementary School on Tuesday.Robert L. Dettbarn, 26, of Dyersville, Iowa, is charged in Iowa District Court for Dubuque County with being a felon in possession of a firearm, interference with official acts
Iowa man pleads guilty for role in letting 7 kids live in squalor
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa man accused of letting seven children live in a squalid home surrounded by garbage, rotten food and feces has pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges.
Dickeyville police warn of potent, dangerous marijuana wax
DICKEYVILLE, Wis. — Dickeyville police are warning residents about marijuana wax after the substance was confiscated Wednesday night.The department took to Facebook on Friday afternoon to share its warning. A post stated that, at about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, police found a bag of marijuana wax in the
Call for floats, volunteers June 30
Planning has begun for the annual Stars and Stripes celebration in Guttenberg, scheduled for Saturday, June 30.
Shuttered Peosta restaurant reopens under new leadership
PEOSTA, Iowa -- A recently shuttered restaurant in rural Dubuque County has reopened under new management, according to a social media post.Junction 21, located at 7653 Old Highway Road in Peosta, opened for drinks Thursday evening, according to the restaurant's Facebook page. The kitchen opened Fri
New Asbury amenity makes a splash on hot May afternoon
ASBURY, Iowa -- Kevin Michalski took his kids on a short hike over the hill to Cloie Creek Park today to check out the City of Asbury's new splash pad."I think it's awesome, especially just being in our backyard," said Michalski, who moved to Forest Hills Drive earlier this year.Ryan Fennel, chairma
Police: Former Lancaster student arrested after pointing gun at student in high school parking lot
LANCASTER, Wis. - It's unclear whether a former Lancaster student was pointing a Glock or an airsoft gun at a student in the high school parking lot Wednesday, according to a news release from the Lancaster Police Department.
Lafayette County responds to ATV complaint
VILLAGE OF GRATIOT, Wis. - Chad Phillips, a 33-year-old man from Warren, Illinois was given a citation after the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office responded to an ATV complaint, according to a release.
Dubuque Police: Middle school student uses razor to cut two other students
Police said a student used a piece of a disposable razor to cut the students, one of whom consented to it, but the other did not. They said the students knew each other. Officers said the cuts were superficial and did not require emergency medical treatment.
Family fun at Art by the River Saturday, June 9
Guttenberg Gallery and Creativity Center presents its second annual Art by the River Fine Art Festival and Workshop on Saturday, June 9, at Ingleside Park in Guttenberg. The free event will showcase the work of more than 20 area artists and will offer workshops, live music and food all day long. Bil
Officials: Additional law enforcement at school after Benton man arrested for making 'terroristic threats'
BENTON, Wis. — A 19-year-old Benton man faces multiple criminal charges after he allegedly threatened violence against a person and law enforcement personnel.Threats made by Aaron N. Coley, 19, also included the use of a firearm, according to a press release Wednesday from the Lafayette County Sheri
Police: Woman possibly injured in downtown Dubuque crash
Police said a Farley, Iowa, woman reported possible injuries from a crash Tuesday in downtown Dubuque.
Did you know Iowa is home to a world class aquarium?
This morning on Day 5 of the Good Morning Quad Cities Road Trip, we traveled to Dubuque, Iowa and visited the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.
Tyler Denu pitches and hits Mount Horeb past Platteville in a WIAA regional opener
Tyler Denu struck out 11 in 6⅔ innings of work and went 2-for-3 at the plate on Thursday to lead the Mount Horeb baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Platteville in a WIAA Division 2 regional quarterfinal on Thursday.The Vikings (9-8) advanced past the Hillmen (4-12) and into a regional semifinal at
Police: Man arrested after almost crashing into Dubuque officer
Joshua J. Klar, 26, of Platteville, Wis., was arrested on a charge of operating while under the influence and was cited with failure to provide proof of automobile insurance and improper use of lanes.
Man falls asleep behind wheel, crashes into utility pole, parked car, trees
TOWN OF HAZEL GREEN, Wis. - A driver was cited after he fell asleep behind the wheel, and crashed into a utility pole, a parked car and several trees Tuesday, according to a news release from the Grant County Sheriff's Office.
Dubuque man pleads guilty to 7 counts of child endangerment
DUBUQE COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) --A Dubuque man has pleaded guilty to seven counts of child endangerment after a social worker discovered seven children were living amid what police say was garbage, rotten food, and feces on their home's floor.34-year-old Jermaine Watson also pleaded guilty to unlawf
Platteville Common Council hears proposal to open streets to ATV/UTV traffic
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — All-terrain and utility vehicle enthusiasts are hopeful local businesses will see a boost in revenue if Platteville Common Council members agree to open city streets to the vehicles.During this week’s council meeting, Platteville resident Isaac Shanley reviewed a proposal outlini
2 taken by ambulance after crash in Dubuque
Richard J. Kohn, 55, of Epworth, Iowa, was transported to Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque with suspected minor injuries, according to a crash report. Henry T. Acahua, whose age was listed as 0 in the crash report and who was in a child safety seat, of Farley, was taken to Mercy with possible injuries.
Authorities: 2nd person dies from injuries sustained in Jo Daviess County crash
STOCKTON, Ill. -- A second person has died from injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle crash Sunday in Jo Daviess County.Ruthie Fairchild, 71, of Rockford, died Tuesday from abdominal injuries sustained in the wreck, according to a release from the Winnebago County Coroner's office