Question: With all of Dubuque's concerns about city debt and budget overruns, why would it be deemed necessary to have someone cutting and trimming grass at Flora Park on a Sunday? This might seem like a trivial matter, but doesn't it show a complete disregard for the financial issues confronting the city at this time?
Dubuque County Veterans Affairs Commission -- 1:30 p.m., Veterans Affairs Office, Third floor, Nesler Centre, 700 Main St.
(New) The southbound lane of Hill Street will be closed between University Avenue and West Fifth Street between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today and Thursday, June 4.
Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce is sending a delegation of about two dozen Dubuque-area residents to Washington, D.C., today.
PEOSTA, Iowa -- UnityPoint Health-Finley Hospital officials Tuesday broke ground on a new family medicine and walk-in clinic in Peosta.
Jule Public Transit officials propose several changes to local bus routes and stops as part of a restructuring in anticipation of the opening of the Intermodal Transportation Center.
It was a day of highs and lows for Dyersville Beckman senior Brooke Klostermann, but the highs far outweighed the lows.
In a loaded sectional bracket, Cuba City is making a point to stand out.
As a person who offers hospitality to poor and homeless people at Hope House in Dubuque, I was very interested in your May 28 article about the lack of affordable housing. Certainly, the cost of rental and ownership is an important consideration, but I think the article rightly highlights Dubuque's documented, below-average wage structure.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
ASBURY, Iowa -- Donita M. "Dee" Althaus, 82, of Asbury, formerly of Dubuque, passed away following a short illness on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque.
Mary Jane (Werner) Roth died suddenly at her home on May 31, 2015, which was her 85th birthday. She was surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren during a beautiful day of celebration.
George A. Frommelt, 75, of Dubuque, Iowa, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015, at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle.
Irmgard Janssen, age 90, of Dubuque, IA, passed away peacefully at 11:25 p.m., with her two sons and her caregiver, Molly, by her side, on Monday, June 1, 2015, at home.
EAST DUBUQUE, Ill. -- Richard E. "Dick" Brimeyer, 81, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque.
Kathleen "Kay" (Mihalakis) Jorgenson, 89 of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Dubuque, passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Linnwood Estates Assisted Living in Glenwood.
Trusted brother and uncle, Patrick D. Hughes, died suddenly at the age of 44 on Friday, May 29, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa.
BELMONT, Wis. -- Herbert "Herb" Osterholz, 95, of Belmont, WI, passed away on Monday, June 1, 2015.
The Dubuque Fine Arts Players will host auditions for the three winning plays selected from the 38th annual National One-Act Playwriting Contest from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday, June 7-8, at Jansen Music Hall, Clarke University.
Dubuque police officer Jeremy Slight and his youngest daughter, Teresa, both recently finished their final school year at Dubuque Senior High School.
For the second consecutive year, a new pizza restaurant has opened at 1736 Central Ave. in Dubuque.
A budget deal struck by leaders of the Iowa Legislature will increase the education budget by 1.25 percent, as proposed by Republicans, and supplement the increase with a one-time $55.7 million spending bill to meet the Democrats' proposed increase of 2.62 percent.
East Dubuque City Council members tabled a measure that would have authorized sale of the Frentress Homestead after three council members missed Monday's meeting.
Dubuque Police and Dubuque County Sheriff's departments reported:
Work begins Monday to smooth over rough patches of Asbury Road between Matthew John Drive and Kennedy Road in Dubuque.
Human remains found in a burnt vehicle near Dubuque Regional Airport last week have been identified as a Dubuque woman.
Legal action between two Dubuque businesses has been withdrawn and settled amicably out of court, according to the parties.
Notable action at Monday's Dubuque City Council meeting included:
Due to limited seating capacity for "Alfred Caldwell: Architect, Landscaper and Teacher -- A Presentation by Mr. John Vinci," RSVPs are being requested.
East 25th Street periodically will be closed at the alley between Washington and Elm streets until June 19.
Dubuque Community School District Facilities/Support Services Committee -- 4 p.m., The Forum, 2300 Chaney Road.
DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- Tyler Johnson's transition from shot put state champion to dominant right-handed pitcher went a lot smoother this spring.
Dyersville Beckman's Brooke Klostermann is happy to have the lead going into today's final round of the Iowa Class 3A state golf meet.
Clarke University's Andrew Redman capped off a spectacular career in all-American fashion on Monday. The Dubuque native was named to the NAIA baseball all-America team, and was also selected to the Capital Academic all-America College Division baseball team.Redman, an honorable mention pick, was one of 68 athletes selected.
Compiled from tri-state area obituaries appearing previously in the Telegraph Herald.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
The merger between DuTrac Community and Chemical credit unions was successfully completed Sunday, according to a company press release.
Ruth Murray Williams, age 98, died May 29, 2015, at Bethany Home after an extended illness.
Sister Mary Pat Haley, BVM, 81, of Caritas Center, 1130 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Caritas Center.
Sianne E. Crimmins, 21, daughter of Vince and Jackie Crimmins, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at home.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Emmett E. Friedman, 87, of Cedar Rapids, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha.
Kathleen "Kay" Jorgenson, 89, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Dubuque, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Linnwood Estates Assisted Living in Glenwood.
GALENA, Ill. -- Catherine G. "Mitzie" Murphy, 85, of Galena, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.
Mary Jane (Werner) Roth, 85, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of East Dubuque, Ill., died Sunday, May 31, 2015, at Finley Hospital in Dubuque.
The Indianapolis Colts announced Monday that they have signed free agent wideout Tyler Rutenbeck. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Washington Redskins out of Dubuque, Rutenbeck was recently released on May 18.
Construction on one of the largest phases of a North End flood-mitigation project will begin this week.
About 11 years ago, a small group of outdoor enthusiasts banded together to raise money and volunteer for the Dubuque County Conservation Board.