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Past articles by Katie:

Dubuque begins new night time farmer's market

A new Wednesday night farmer's market aims to fill a hole left behind by the closure of the Dubuque Food Co-op. → Read More

Blind runner joins Dubuque Senior High School cross country team

A blind high school student in Dubuque says joining the cross country team has always been her dream. She's not letting her inability to see, get in the way of her ability to run. → Read More

Developer to convert former Spahn and Rose warehouse to multiple use space

Some new developments are underway in the Dubuque Millwork District that aim to bring more people to that area. → Read More

Late Dubuque artist's family launches foundation for cancer patients

The memory of a well-known Dubuque artist will carry on through a newly created foundation that helps cancer patients. → Read More

Library cooks up new ideas to get more foot traffc

Books, magazines and DVDs are just a few things people can check out at any local library, but you can add cake pans to that list at Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Dubuque. → Read More

Wahlert Catholic football team using InSight concussion technology

Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque is using special helmets with technology to measure head impacts. → Read More

Western Dubuque Schools adopt positive attitude training requirement

Western Dubuque School District is transforming the culture before classes begin. That includes new criteria for how it hires teachers and staff. → Read More

Maquoketa Fareway employees are state champion grocery baggers

Judges from the Iowa Grocery Industry Association decided Trevor DeForest and Kevin Simmons, respectively, are the first and second place grocery sackers in the state. → Read More

Girl Scouts directors react to Boy Scouts considering including girls

The Boy Scouts of America are considering opening its program to elementary school girls. Local Girl Scout directors say that's not necessary. → Read More

McGregor hoping for Presidential disaster declaration after July tornado

Governor Kim Reynolds has requested presidential disaster declarations for seven counties. → Read More

Customers worry what's next after Iowa Utility Board deregulates landline phones.

On Wednesday, the Iowa Utilities Board voted to deregulate land line phones because of all the cell phone and internet competition. → Read More

Hospitals experience baby boom 9 months after Cubs win the World Series

We often talk about the day a baby was born. But in Dubuque, the Rissman family is talking about the night its newest member was made. → Read More

Dubuque business owner says Iowa's copper cup code is a scare tactic

Iowa is cracking down on businesses that serve drinks in solid copper cups and that's not sitting well with a Dubuque business owner. → Read More

Dubuque County Fair directors looking to make changes after attendance drops

Attendance dropped at the Dubuque County fair this year now directors are asking how they can make that a better event. → Read More

Police department trying new tactics to catch texters

Police in Dubuque are going to be doing something a little different as they try to enforce a new state law. → Read More

Murals take over several Dubuque buildings

A team of artists from Florida are putting the finishing touches on two murals on the Capri College building in Dubuque. → Read More

Wisconsin man cited for social media post

The Grant County Wisconsin Sheriff's Office cited Nathaniel Parker for unlawful use of a computer. → Read More

Crash victim's family has harsh words for driver who killed their son

A judge has sentenced a Dubuque County man to 3 years in prison for driving drunk and killing his passenger. That crash happened three years ago. → Read More

Effigy Mounds closes some trails after storms

The majority of the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast Iowa is open again after last week's storms caused major damage. → Read More

No one running for two Western Dubuque School Board positions.

School board elections are just a few weeks away here in Iowa. But in the Western Dubuque School District, there's no one running for two vacant positions. → Read More