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As if area corn growers didn’t have enough to contend with considering the year’s late harvest, a series of articles on the Iowa Corn website (Iowacorn.org) points to the Environmental Protection Association’s (EPA) proposed ruling that does not follow through on President Trump’s commitment…


While sitting in the living room of the family’s rural Cascade home, 7-year-old Benny Stoll propels one wrestling action figure through the air with his hands, landing it onto the top of another inside a toy wrestling ring.

The Cascade P.D. reported:James H. Morgan, 28, Cedar Rapids, cited for speeding, Jan. 6.Arquesha L. Harton, 35, Anamosa, cited for driver’s license violation, Jan. 6.Randolph J. Forrest, 65, Cascade, cited for speeding, Jan. 9.


Steve Kremer has been called a lot of things during a 30-year-plus military career, but now when he’s in uniform you should call him brigadier general, and salute him crisply if you’re enlisted.

At a time of the year when many folks are foraging for comfort from freezing temperatures and the always-possible prospect of snow, the thought of walking farm fields to learn about different pasture grasses and cover crops may not cause a great deal of excitement.

The Cascade P.D. reported:Luis Gerado Porras De La Cruze, 24, Montfort, Wis., cited for driver’s license violation and insurance violation, Dec. 31.Jana D. Pedersen, 52, Cascade, arrested for OWI, Jan. 1.

One of the new laws that went into effect Jan. 1 that will potentially affect many who seek medical care in Iowa is House File 2377 (2018 Iowa Acts), which mandates the electronic transmission of all prescriptions, including all controlled substances unless specifically exempted. All health …

October may seem far off, but for those wishing to acquire a REAL ID, there’s no time like the present to secure the new driver license identification.

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is sometimes easy for people to get caught up in their celebrations with family, and possibly the travel required to bring family members together. To those who may not live close to family and are no longer able to travel, celebrating the…

Jacob Brindle may be most visible as the head coach of the Cascade High School boys’ varsity basketball team, and a successful one at that.


Iowa was not the first state admitted to the union, it was the 29th. It is also not the top state in terms of electoral votes, being one of six states with six votes (Arkansas, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah and Kansas). But come Feb. 3, all eyes will turn to Iowa as the state hosts its first-in-…

The holidays are a time for giving, and this holiday season a pair of generous donors assisted a local animal shelter in finding “forever homes” for more cats and dogs through Christmas Eve.

Dubuque County supervisors agreed last week to loosen income guidelines determining eligibility for a local program that provides utility assistance and other financial help.

Realizing that waiting for an emergency is too late, the Cascade City Council during its Dec. 16 meeting approved an emergency response plan if the city’s drinking water is ever compromised.

It’s not at all uncommon for high school athletes to earn multiple varsity letters by participating in different varsity sports. But when it comes to earning letters from two different schools while only attending one that’s a whole new ballgame, or in this case, a swim meet.

Cascade High School freshman Carli Recker knows that high school will go by quickly. She thinks she might want to be a therapist. A college and career exploration event at Cascade Jr./Sr. High School, Dec. 12, gave Recker and other students the chance to connect with local and area businesse…

For 36 years, the building at 1303 1st Ave. East in Cascade housed a bowling alley and served as a recreational opportunity and chance to socialize for children and people of all ages.


While not a new name to the area, having operated in Cascade for several years, Premium Plant Services recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduce people to its new 18,000 square-foot facility and to explain the nature of the business.

Four Western Dubuque High School students and their instructor gave a brief description of the rigorous course work the school offers students during the Dec. 9 Western Dubuque Community School Board meeting.

This burly behemoth that was craned into place Dec. 3 is a new generator that will power the town in the instance power is ever cut outside of Cascade.

The Cascade P.D. reported:Philip George Mihalakis, 34, Cascade, arrested for striking a parked vehicle, OWI, open container as a driver, parking violation, possession of a controlled substance marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, Dec. 4.


They may speak quietly and tentatively around people they’re meeting for the first time, but a pair of Cascade-area Girl Scouts is sure to make a warm impact with a project they came up with to earn their Silver Award.