Eagles' Carson Wentz leads Tom Brady and everyone else in...
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John Wall has a succinct assessment of the Wizards' three...
Carolyn Hax: A sister’s visits mean so much . . . more wo...
West Delaware officials discuss enrollment drop
MANCHESTER, Iowa — West Delaware District School Board members recently discussed an enrollment drop of 47 students.
East Dubuque council pushes water treatment project forward
EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. — East Dubuque City Council members this week unanimously passed a resolution to support funding for improvements at the city’s wastewater...
Southwest Wisconsin school districts meet or exceed expec...
HAZEL GREEN, Wis. — All school districts in southwest Wisconsin met or exceeded expectations during the 2016-17 academic year, according to data released thi...
Ready to shop: Thanksgiving retail splurging about more t...
There once was a time when Black Friday stood on its own as a major shopping holiday.
Reflections in the Park in Dubuque opens to vehicles today
Hillcrest Family Services’ annual Reflections in the Park lights display opens to vehicles tonight.
Dubuquer pleads not guilty to prostitution charge
A Dubuque man this week pleaded not guilty to a prostitution charge.
Dubuque City Council approves $216,000 in workers' compen...
Dubuque City Council members this week approved payments totaling $216,000 to settle workers’ compensation claims.
Authorities: 2 injured in rollover crash south of Dubuque
Authorities said two people suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash Sunday south of Dubuque.
Throwback Thursday: Dubuque police, restaurant treat orph...
Three Dubuque girls left their orphanage home 80 years ago, intent on enjoying their annual Thanksgiving meal at their grandmother’s house.
Epworth to reveal proposed changes to zoning code
EPWORTH, Iowa — Epworth City Council members next week will discuss possible changes to its zoning code.
Local law enforcement reports
The Dubuque Police and Dubuque County Sheriff’s departments reported:
2 top country acts announced for 2018 Jackson County Fair
MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Jackson County Fair organizers have announced a pair of top country acts that will perform at the 2018 fair.
Elkader police: Misunderstanding led to report of possibl...
ELKADER, Iowa — Elkader police said an incident last Thursday night that initially was investigated as a possible child abduction attempt instead was a misun...
Authorities: 1 possibly injured in crash near Farley
FARLEY, Iowa — Authorities said a Farley man reported possible injuries from a two-vehicle crash Sunday night.
Dubuquer accused of beating a man with a chair leg takes ...
A Dubuquer accused of beating a man with a wooden chair leg at a convenience store recently pleaded guilty to a felony charge.
Iowa Crime Lab sees huge increases in meth, heroin submis...
More than 300 pounds of meth have been submitted to the Iowa state crime lab through the first 10 months of 2017, stretching its resources, authorities said.
Galena Thanksgiving feast gets 'thumbs-up' from hungry th...
GALENA, Ill. — Caitlin Kennedy had high praise for the Thanksgiving feast she enjoyed with her classmates Wednesday.
'Hair of the dog': Pups add unique spin to inaugural Dubu...
Five Flags Center officials did their best to bring an entirely new meaning to the phrase, “hair of the dog,” on Wednesday.
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Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie
Rep. Joe Barton says he sent nude photos while pursuing relationships.
A proposal for different kind of prototype: a binational ...
SAN DIEGO — Some 14 miles west of the Trump administration’s prototypes for a future border wall, a small group of San Diego-Tijuana border residents has beg...
Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit
INDIANAPOLIS — Alison Wrenne was making waffles for her two young children one morning when abdominal pain forced her to the floor. A neighbor who is a physi...
Survey: Afghanistan opium production up by 87 percent
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s opium production has almost doubled this year compared to 2016, while areas that are under poppy cultivation rose by 63 pe...
Theme park expo offers preview of what's new for 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — This year’s theme park expo in Orlando, Fla., featured the latest products and trends in rides and the next big food items, all of which coul...
Hurricane sets off fierce debate about leaving Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria has set off an anguished debate across Puerto Rico, where friends, family and co-workers are ...
Rohingya desperate to flee Myanmar are turning to swimming
SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh — Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container.
In Silicon Valley, the homeless illustrate a growing divide
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — In the same affluent, suburban city where Google built its headquarters, Tes Saldana lives in a crowded but tidy camper she parks on ...
East Coast offers homeless insights as West Coast struggles
NEW YORK — It’s before dawn when two outreach workers find a homeless man known as Juice near a train station in Harlem. A nurse will be visiting to discuss ...
After Maria, US schools get influx of Puerto Rican students
ORLANDO, Fla. — Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for a month until he wa...
FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildings
When disaster strikes, houses of worship often are on the front lines, feeding and sheltering victims. Yet churches, synagogues and mosques are routinely den...
Volunteers track dead birds as indicator of coast's health
OCEAN SHORES, Wash. — Barbara Patton scans the expansive beach on Washington’s outer coast looking for telltale signs of dead seabirds: a feather sticking st...
Growing homeless camps contrast with West Coast tech wealth
SEATTLE — Housing prices are soaring here thanks to the tech industry, but the boom comes with a consequence: A surge in homelessness marked by 400 unauthori...
From graffiti to Snapchat, schools react to racial incidents
CHICAGO — Maryland students using their shirts to spell a racial slur used against black people at a rally. Pennsylvania students posing with swastika-carved...
Toys for Tots, Teddy Bear Toss set for Dec. 2-3
The eight annual Theisen’s Home Farm Auto Stuff the Truck event to benefit the Marine Corps Toys for Tots will take place Saturday-Sunday, Dec, 2-3, at Theis...
Moore: Be thankful beyond the holiday season
Are you ready to be thankful?
Holiday happenings: Looking for ways to get in the Christ...
Once you’ve overcome that turkey coma, you and yours might be looking for a few ways to get into the Christmas spirit.
George Will: Another year of hilarity
WASHINGTON — Tryptophan, an amino acid in turkey, is unjustly blamed for what mere gluttony does, making Americans comatose every fourth Thursday in November...
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