Fernando Garcia-Franceschini, KCRG

Fernando Garcia-Franceschini


Dubuque, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Fernando:

Dyersville parishioners clinging to faith that some day they’ll return to help out in Haiti

A group of parishioners from northeast Iowa says they don't feel safe going back to Haiti to help people in need there because of the political unrest. → Read More

Completed Bee Branch Creek project increases flooding protection in Dubuque

Six new stormwater pipes at the Bee Branch Creek are now functional and provide the city protection up to a 500-year flood event. → Read More

Galena businesses collecting winter clothing for those in need

Two businesses in Galena are collecting coats, mittens, scarfs, and boots for those who might need them the most this winter. → Read More

MercyOne attempting to reach underserved populations with new mobile unit

MercyOne Eastern Iowa is launching a new mobile medical unit to provide more health care opportunities to people in rural communities and those with transportation issues. → Read More

Dubuque moves forward with proposed development agreement for $22.5 million distribution center

Dubuque city council members moved forward with a proposed development agreement for a new $22.5 million distribution center in the city. → Read More

John Deere union workers in Dubuque go on strike as negotiators fail to reach agreement on new contract

John Deere Dubuque Works union employees moved to the picket lines as midnight passed without a new contract between the UAW union and Deere. → Read More

Holy Family Catholic Schools receives grant to expand childcare options in Dubuque

A $750,000 grant will soon allow staff at Holy Ghost Early Childhood to expand their services and welcome more children from the community. → Read More

Dubuque Community School District to require masks on a per building basis

Starting next Monday, school buildings in Dubuque with a COVID-19 positivity rate of three percent or higher will require masks until the positivity rate is below that threshold. → Read More

Dubuque Community School District offering take-home COVID-19 testing kits to students in need

The Dubuque Community School District is offering the option of take-home COVID-19 test kits to students in need who are experiencing symptoms of the virus. → Read More

Locally-owned businesses fill up empty spaces at Kennedy Mall in Dubuque

After a tough year for retail, small, local businesses are filling the empty spots at Kennedy Mall. → Read More

Dubuque School Board resumes discussion on mask mandate in local schools

Dubuque school board members met Monday night to resume discussions on whether to implement a school mask mandate. → Read More

Dubuque School Board resumes discussion on mask mandate in local schools

Dubuque school board members met Monday night to resume discussions on whether to implement a school mask mandate. → Read More

New class at Dubuque Senior High School to help students with job research and career planning

A new class at Dubuque Senior High School requires students to research their future career plans and do 16 hours of job shadowing. → Read More

Dubuque mayoral candidates on why they are running, what makes them ideal candidate for the job

A primary election will decide which two candidates will move forward to the November election for mayor of Dubuque. → Read More

University of Dubuque hosts exhibit honoring Cpt. Robert L. Martin and Tuskegee Airmen

The Rise Above exhibit is meant to highlight Dubuque native Captain Robert L. Martin and the Tuskegee Airmen. → Read More

Employers looking for creative ways to capture attention of high school students amid workforce shortages

NICC's Simulator Immersion event showed employers in construction, transportation and energy providing high school students with simulation experiences. → Read More

Art installation in the form of 1970s telephone booth brings poetry to Dubuque

An interactive art installation in the form of a 1970s telephone booth hopes to connect people in the Dubuque area through poetry. → Read More

Dubuque Regional Airport looking to spend more than $150 million in future renovations, expansions

The Dubuque Regional Airport's master plan details the airport could spend more than $150 million in renovation and expansion projects. → Read More

Senator Grassley meets with potential voters in Dyersville after announcing re-election bid

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley met Friday with potential voters at Dairy Queen in Dyersville after announcing a run for re-election. → Read More

One person killed after school bus hits Guttenberg resident

St. Mary’s Catholic School in Guttenberg is reporting there was a fatal accident involving a school bus Thursday morning that did not involve any students. → Read More