Cascade’s homecoming royalty: from left, Shannon Morris and Aidan Noonan. The pair were crowned Sept. 18.
Meeting new people can sometimes be difficult, especially amid a pandemic, but the Rev. Mark Osterhaus is still doing his best to familiarize himself with his new faith cluster at St. Matthias.
A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) allows area schools to continue summer meal programs in their districts and will allow schools to continue serving free meals to students during the fall months.
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once- unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis.
Dubuque County's COVID-19 14-day positivity rate had eclipsed the 15% threshold as of 9 a.m., according to the state tracking website.
Thanks to some memorial gifts and volunteer labor, the basketball courts at Aquin Catholic School are looking good, with teams competing against one another and others waiting on the sideline saying “we got next.”
Nestled in the rolling hills of Dubuque County, a few miles northeast of Cascade, Fillmore Fairways is a county-owned nine-hole golf course that consistently draws rave reviews from golf enthusiasts looking for an affordable public course with private course playing conditions.
Animal Welfare Friends is inviting those 18 and under to submit their drawings or paintings, showing the happiness that dogs and/or cats bring, to the Animal Welfare Friends (AWF) inaugural art contest. The winner’s art will be featured as the 2021 Animal Welfare Friends art print and displa…
The federal government outlined a sweeping plan today to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for free to all Americans, assuming a safe and effective shot is established and widely accepted though polls show skepticism remains across America.
Farmer-specific disaster designation granted for Dubuque, Delaware, Jackson, Jones counties
As an independent seed sales representative for Pioneer Hybrids, Mike Rea works with his customers to help them raise better crops.
Students returned to in-person classes over the last couple of weeks, but this year had a different look to it. Due to COVID-19, schools across the country had implemented sanitizing stations, mask wearing and social distancing to protect students and staff.
A Dyersville software developer is running to represent most of Dubuque County outside of the city of Dubuque in the Iowa House of Representatives.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, met with farmer and business groups Thursday, discussing agricultural trade, possible impacts of the 2020 election and the next round of COVID-19 response.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation.
Concerts, festivals, bingo nights, movie showings and a host of other normal activities have been knocked off the calendar by COVID-19 and its related distancing precautions.
COVID-19 positivity rates are being discussed frequently and are factors that can contribute to changes in our schools, extracurricular activities, and in our workforce. The percentage of COVID-19 tests coming back positive is generally taken as a sign that more infections are going unreport…
Since it’s part of the name, it only made sense that Cascade’s newest 1st Avenue business came up with an innovative way to meet its new neighbors.
There is no punching a clock to signify a farmer’s beginning or end of a shift, but then again, farming is not a job. Farming is a lifestyle, and it is a lifestyle that’s been planted and ingrained in family members across the state who pass it down among generations, oftentimes spanning at …
Dubuque County law enforcement officials plan to reinstate a house arrest program with ankle monitoring as an alternative to jail sentences for certain would-be inmates.
Dubuque County’s updated emergency radio system will not be officially implemented until near the end of the year, according to county officials.
A lot can happen in 100 years and Jack Hird, a resident at River Bend Retirement Community in Cascade should know, because he just celebrated his 100th birthday, Aug. 21.
When the recent derecho devastated the area in and around Cedar Rapids, the photos and videos of the devastation were startling. So too, is the effort to get living conditions back to normal for the residents affected.