Latest Dubuque News

Man gets 50-year prison term for killing ex-girlfriend

Nov. 24, 2021 08:29 AM EST

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his former girlfriend and leaving her body at the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. KCRG-TV reports that 22-year-old Richard Forsythe of Galena,...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 22, 2021 10:11 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Nov. 21, 2021. Editorial: Dubuque community thankful for John Deere, its workers This week, as people from all walks of life take a moment to reflect on all they have to be grateful for, many in our community will give thanks...

Saturday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 23:13 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Davis County, Bloomfield 63, New London 18 Epworth, Western Dubuque 48, Mount Vernon 45 Iowa City Liberty High School 66, Dubuque, Hempstead 60 Iowa Valley, Marengo 49, Highland,...

Senate GOP hires firm to review Pennsylvania's 2020 election

Nov. 19, 2021 19:10 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans in the Pennsylvania Senate said Friday they will pay up to $270,000 over the next six months to have an Iowa consulting firm examine the 2020 election with an eye toward developing changes to state election law. The “forensic...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 15, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. Nov. 14, 2021. Editorial: Iowa public health officials again pull back on data reporting despite COVID-19 surge One year ago, most area residents probably would have guessed that when the tri-state region neared the 70% mark...

Carter scores 17 to lead Northern Iowa over Dubuque 95-58

Nov. 14, 2021 23:28 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Noah Carter came off the bench to score 17 points to lift Northern Iowa to a 95-58 win over Dubuque on Sunday. Carter hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds. Tywhon Pickford had 13 points for Northern Iowa (1-2)....

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Nov. 08, 2021 10:02 AM EST

Des Moines Register. Nov. 6, 2021. Editorial: Iowa’s local elections delivered fresh outlooks. Leaders new and old have listening to do, hard work ahead Local elections are not known for producing drastic shifts in governance, but central Iowans in...

Peosta mayor resigns just days before unopposed election

Oct. 28, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

PEOSTA, Iowa (AP) — The mayor of Peosta in eastern Iowa has resigned just days ahead of an election is which he is the only candidate on the ballot. Mayor Jim Merten submitted a resignation letter to city officials on Tuesday, citing “recent and unexpected changes in...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ADM, Adel 69, Saydel 0 Akron-Westfield 33, Sibley-Ocheyedan 9 Ankeny 56, Des Moines, Lincoln 0 Ankeny Centennial 63, Des Moines, East 6 Assumption, Davenport 42, Maquoketa...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Oct. 18, 2021 10:13 AM EDT

Iowa City Press-Citizen. Oct.15, 2021. Editorial: Does the Iowa GOP already have a partisan map drawn up? As our elected leaders work through the redistricting process, we urge them to continue the tradition in Iowa of keeping party politics out of...