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Dubuque Mayor Urges Residents to Stay Home

March 23, 2020 — For Immediate Release DUBUQUE, Iowa – Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol is strongly recommending all residents to voluntarily stay home for at least 14 days in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus(COVID-19). “It is critical that we all heed the direction from the Governor and our public health […]

Iowa Governor Emergency Declarations

Iowa’s salons, barber shops, medical spas, massage therapists, tattoo shops and swimming pools will be closed until March 31, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced at a news conference Sunday. She signed an executive order today, which will take effect at 10 p.m. Sunday, she said. She has also suspended foreclosures on residential, commercial and agriculture properties. […]

Modified directions from Iowa Public Health

Most people displaying symptoms of the virus won’t get tested but are instructed to assume they have COVID-19 and therefore should self quarantine at home as directed. For confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Dubuque County, Dubuque Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) nurses will conduct contact tracing, which means working with new cases to identify people with […]

Mayor Declares State of Emergency in Dubuque

Following Mayor Roy D. Buol’s State of Emergency proclamation on Monday, March 16, the City of Dubuque has taken steps to assist residents experiencing hardship associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Water shut-offs on past due accounts are temporarily suspended. Disconnection notices are not being issued. Late fees on past due utility bills are temporarily suspended […]

Veterans Freedom Center

Veterans Freedom Center By Mike Ironside Support our troops. Whether it’s displayed on a button, a bracelet, or a car magnet, patriotic Americans are proud to declare their support for our men and women in the military who dedicate their lives to maintain our freedom. It’s an honest and noble sentiment and a worthy call […]

Wine Whines

Wine Whines By Bob Gelms The Billionaire’s Vinegar How many out there like to drink wine? I thought so, me too. Well this book is an entertaining tome about mega rich people behaving over the top about super rare wines that, in the grand scheme of things, shouldn’t really be all that important. It’s also […]

There Goes the Neighborhood

There Goes the Neighborhood by pam kress-dunn Big bad changes are afoot in my old neighborhood. Dismay has led me to some strange places, including a children’s picture book, a local history text, and a 2009 Pixar movie. The picture book is Virginia Lee Burton’s The Little House. Published in 1942, it depicts the story […]

Center of I Am

Center of I Am The Midwest Metaphysical Experience 400 Bluff St, Dubuque, Iowa Story and Photos by Mike Ironside A casual observer might notice the name of the new facility at the corner of Bluff and 4th Streets, Center of I Am, and wonder, “Hmm, I wonder what that’s all about?” That’s a fair question. […]

Helping You with Healthy Habits (Even for Halloween)

Helping You with Healthy Habits (Even for Halloween) by Bill Kuttler, DDS I think this must be a “trick” that Halloween is nearly here again.  It seems like I was dressed up like a giant tooth only last week (I bet that is a scary picture for most of you)!  But with the leaves turning […]

Cafe Fraiche

Argosy’s 365ink Food Reviews by Rich Belmont CAFE FRAICHE 609 East 22nd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001 563-845-0467 • cafefraiche.com Facebook.com/CafeFraiche Hours: Thu–Mon: 6 AM–3 PM; Tues–Wed: Closed Dining Style: French Style Café Noise Level: Conversational Recommendations: Eggs Benedict, Breakfast Sandwich, Croque Madame, Crepes, Southern Belle Salad, Build Your Own Burger, Stacked Cordon Bleu, Olive Burger, Chicken Pesto Melt […]