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Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jan. 4, 2021 10:01 AM EST

Fort Dodge Messenger. Dec. 30, 2020. Keep Bill Northey at USDA. Here’s a great way for Joe Biden to show bipartisanship The deep divisions between our two major political parties have made it difficult for Congress to function. All too often, needed policy decisions are left unmade because lawmakers find...

American Airlines to restore service to Dubuque airport

Dec. 27, 2020 12:38 PM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Commercial flights will resume at the Dubuque airport next month. Airport officials recently announced that American Airlines plans to restore service to the airport on Jan. 6. The airline suspended flights out of Dubuque in October after cutting its flight schedule there several times...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Dec. 21, 2020 10:00 AM EST

Quad-City Times. Dec. 18, 2020. Editorial: Caucuses need reform It was a lifetime ago, but we’re learning more about the 2020 presidential caucus debacle in Iowa. An internal investigation commissioned by the Iowa Democratic Party and conducted by lawyers in Iowa, including former Attorney General Bonnie...

Mari and Gary Wolter stand near a prairie area at the property in rural Sherrill, Iowa, on Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. The University of Dubuque has bought 121 acres in northern Dubuque County that it plans to keep in its native state and use for education and research, officials said. The acquisition is the culmination of a 10-year relationship between the university and former landowners Mari and Gary Wolter, who sought an owner to continue their efforts to preserve the native landscape.(Nicki Kohl/Telegraph Herald via AP)

University of Dubuque buys 121 acres along Mississippi River

Dec. 15, 2020 6:41 PM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The University of Dubuque has bought 121 acres in northern Dubuque County that it plans to keep in its native state and use for education and research, officials said. School leaders on Tuesday announced the purchase of Wolter Woods and Prairies, a plot of unglaciated land located...

Iowa court overturns Dubuque man's murder conviction

Dec. 11, 2020 1:00 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday ordered a new trial for a Dubuque man sentenced to 50 years in prison on a second-degree murder conviction for the death of his girlfriend. Fontae Buelow, 28, claimed Samantha Link turned a knife on herself after an argument in March 2017....

Collaboration between aquariums helps save endangered fish

Dec. 4, 2020 4:32 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Aquariums in Chicago, Connecticut and Iowa are helping the Tennessee Aquarium save an endangered minnow. Habitat destruction and invasive species have severely reduced the range of the barrens topminnow. Isolated populations now live in just a half-dozen streams in Middle...