Maci Boffeli, a student at Cascade High School, qualified for the State Swimming Championships as a member of the Dubuque Senior team.
On Nov. 22, an unexpected outdoor decorating project began in Cascade River View Park. The idea was initiated by Loras McElmeel with the idea of providing a bright spot to the residents of Cascade after a hard year.
On Sunday, Dec. 6 from 2-5 p.m., Santa Claus will be outside Fillmore Bar and Grill for “Santa Sunday.” Jodi Knapp, manager, said that it’s a long-running tradition that has been a part of the community for generations.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus in the weeks after Thanksgiving, and he does not expect current recommendations around social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.
McKenna Brown is a Midlandstudent from Girl Scout Cadette Troop 7658 pursuing her Silver Award, the highest a Cadette can receive. This award gives a scout the chance to show she is a leader, organized and determined and dedicated to improving the community. For her project, Brown has create…
British officials authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use today, greenlighting the world’s first shot against the virus that’s backed by rigorous science and taking a major step toward eventually ending the pandemic.
Health officials today urged Americans to stay home over the upcoming holiday season and consider getting tested for coronavirus before and after if they do decide to travel.
MEMPHIS, Mo. — As Dr. Shane Wilson makes the rounds at the tiny, 25-bed hospital in rural northeastern Missouri, many of his movements are familiar in an age of coronavirus. Masks and gloves. Zippered plastic walls between hallways. Hand sanitizer as he enters and exits each room.
Plans continue to take shape for a Dubuque County alternative care site for COVID-19 patients, with one location under heavy consideration.
One of the many things affected by pandemic concerns and restrictions on schools is a limitation on volunteers. At Aquin Catholic, the majority of volunteer positions have had to remain vacant, in order to minimize the number of people going in and out of the school. Meredith Lahey is a rece…
Ohnward Bank & Trust held its 25th annual Thanksgiving meal, Nov. 19, for the seniors of Cascade. In order to continue the tradition while observing COVID precautions, this year’s meal was delivered through a drive-through format at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Over the course of the da…
On Nov. 18, a mask mandate went into effect in all of Dubuque County, requiring under law that citizens must wear face coverings in indoor public spaces when they cannot socially distance. Among other affected organizations, such as sports teams and other forms of recreation, local businesse…
Nov. 13, U.S. Rep.-elect Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, held the first of what she promises will be weekly press calls with reporters in Iowa.
A split Dubuque County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 23 gave the director of the county health department the authority to spend up to $10,000 of allocated funds to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
LONDON — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.
About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay home and avoid big Thanksgiving gatherings.
Iowans will be required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces when they cannot socially distance starting Nov. 17, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Monday night.
While Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds announced a statewide mask mandate on Monday night, a leading Dubuque County official said the county’s mandate — stricter in some respects than the governor’s — still will go into effect this week.
Dubuque County supervisors on Nov. 12 unanimously approved a countywide mandate for face coverings to be worn in public, as local COVID-19 cases continue to surge.
Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that imposes a number of additional public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures will be effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17 and will continue until 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 10, 2020.
Dubuque County supervisors today unanimously approved a countywide mandate for face coverings to be worn in public, as local COVID-19 cases continue to surge.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday announced that, due to soaring numbers of hospitalizations related to COVID-19, she was implementing a new wave of mitigation measures.
At age 95, Glynn Noonan is among the oldest veterans in Cascade. Drafted to fight in the Korean War for two years, he was one of four brothers to enter the service during their lifetimes. Noonan had already graduated from high school and was working on his family farm in the Bernard area for…
Shady Rest Care Center in Cascade has recently achieved another quarter with a five-star rating, as determined by the government on medicare.gov.
The Cascade City Council has approved its ordinance for the Downtown Façade Renovation Reimbursement Program, which will cover costs specifically related to materials, not labor, of up to 20% or $20,000.
The Dubuque County Board of Health Nov. 9 voted unanimously to again recommend a countywide mask mandate — a move for which a key county supervisor expressed support, likely ensuring it will be implemented.