The inaugural season for Cascade's new municipal pool has been cut short.
A new group on Facebook has set out to help impact the Western Dubuque School District communities. The group is called Western Dubuque Community Books for Change — no child is too young to learn about racism. Through this page, people have the ability to donate books or Amazon gift cards to…
Dubuque County Sheriff Joe Kennedy said this week that the COVID-19 outbreak in the county jail might actually have been caused by an inmate, not staff members.
Twenty-four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Dubuque County between 11 a.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. today.
American Airlines is requiring passengers during check-in to certify that they have been free of COVID-19 symptoms for the past 14 days.
Dubuque County supervisors last week could not agree on whether or how to reduce previously planned raises for county elected officials — other than unanimously agreeing to freeze their own pay.
Lyrics from Killing Joke’s “Eighties” included the verse, “Eighties, by day we run by night we dance, we do; Eighties, I’m in love with the coming race; Eighties, I’ve got the best, I’ll take all I can get; Eighties, I’m living for the eighties.”
Since its opening in 1966, the original municipal swimming pool served as an entertainment hub for generations of Cascade residents seeking a wet respite from the dog days of Iowa summers.
The new Cascade municipal pool will reopen to the public on Thursday, June 25, after officials this afternoon announced that a COVID-19 test showed that a staff member possibly exposed to the coronavirus does not have it.
Cascade prides itself on being a one-of-a-kind community in which to live, but as far as wages paid to city employees go, city leaders are looking at what neighboring communities pay their employees to keep Cascade wages competitive.
Ten additional cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County were confirmed from 11 a.m. Tuesday to 11 a.m. today, bringing the county's total 462 cases as of the latter time.
Dubuque County had a record-breaking increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday as officials announced that 24 jail inmates tested positive for the virus.
Just in time for last week’s “National Library Week,” the Cascade Public Library again opened its doors to the public June 17, with new regulations and guidelines in place due to social distancing requirements.
Following recommendations from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the City of Cascade would like to remind everyone of the following when coming to the pool this year:
Dubuque County supervisors last week decided to extend current restrictions of public access to county buildings through July 6.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, June is recognized as “Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month,” when people around the world “go purple” to raise awareness and show support for the more than 50 million individuals worldwide living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias.
Dubuque County officials say measures taken to reduce jail overcrowding during the pandemic will likely lead to permanent changes in detaining low-level offenders.
Due to ramifications of the ongoing pandemic, the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors last week discussed freezing scheduled raises for administrative positions.
Currently, new black fencing circles the playing surface on the tennis courts in Community Park. It’s a forgone conclusion that look is going to change in the coming weeks when the surface is again painted, but just how to instruct the painters to complete the task was a topic of conversatio…
The Iowa State Fair Board, the governing body who oversees the Iowa State Fair, today voted to postpone the 2020 Iowa State Fair until Aug. 12-22, 2021, amid ongoing COVID-19 concerns.
With the recent and widely publicized death of citizen George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn., the work of police departments across the country has come under a great deal of scrutiny. Citizens have their own ideas of how much force and when force should be used when dea…
The idiom “when pigs fly” refers to something that’s never going to happen. Now dogs flying is a different story, as 13 mostly Labrador retrievers and Labrador mixes took flight from Tennessee June 11, with a final destination of Animal Welfare Friends animal shelter in Monticello. The shelt…
While the Cascade City Council is not conducting Zoom meetings or meeting behind closed doors, per se, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the council to modify how it conducts its twice-monthly meetings, as well as how it keeps the lines of communication open to the public while practicing social …
Five days after Sunnycrest Manor in Dubuque announced that an employee had tested positive for COVID-19, test collection kits from the Iowa Department of Public Health still had not arrived.
The fate of the Iowa Resource Enhancement and Protection program (REAP) — the state’s premier natural resource, outdoor recreation and historic preservation fund — is in Iowa lawmakers’ hands as they returned to complete the 2020 legislative session.