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15 Iowa Restaurants on the Water That You Can Visit This Summer

We may not have as many bodies of water as Minnesota or Michigan, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the ones we have!. If you're looking to have some food or drinks out on a patio by the water this summer, there are quite a few places here in Iowa that you can check out! Whether you're traveling over to Arnolds Park and Lake Okoboji, or just looking to take a little day trip somewhere in Eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River, you have options.
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Nine Fire Departments Respond To Fire in Edmund

Iowa County authorities received a report of a structure fire on Hancock Street in Edmund Monday just after 3pm. It was reported that flames were showing in the attic. The Cobb Fire Department, Cobb First Responders and Dodgeville EMS were paged to the scene. Other local agencies that responded include fire departments from Dodgeville, Mineral Point, Linden, Livingston, Rewey, Highland, Avoca and Fennimore along with EMS services from Highland and Rewey. Iowa County Sheriff’s deputies also assisted on the scene. The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported.

Free Admission to Eagle Point Park in Dubuque This Saturday

The City of Dubuque has joined the National Park Trust and communities across the country in proclaiming this Saturday, May 21, as national “Kids to Parks Day.” In celebration, all vehicle entrance fees to Eagle Point Park in Dubuque this Saturday will be waived. Other opportunities to celebrate...
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Farley Man Sentenced for Being Drug User with Loaded Handgun

A man who was found under the influence of methamphetamine in a Dubuque cell phone store bathroom with a loaded handgun was sentenced May 12, 2022, to two years in federal prison. 27-year old Austin Matthew Oberbroeckling of Farley received the prison term after a January 5, 2022 guilty plea...

Iowa Mom Steps In To Help Curb Baby Formula Shortage

Newsweek magazine says Andrea Heidenreich, of Dubuque, Iowa, is being hailed as a hero for donating 45 gallons of breast milk to mothers, who are struggling to find baby formula. She Facebooked, “Today was a big day. It marks the end of my pumping and breastfeeding journey. I donated the...

McGrath Dubuque Harley Davidson Bike Night is Back!

Hang on to your handlebars; Bike Night is BACK at McGrath Dubuque Harley-Davidson from 5 to 9pm tomorrow night (Thursday, May 19th)! Kickstart your fun this spring and throughout the summer on this station for your chance to enjoy live music, awesome food and beverages, and win amazing prizes!. Throughout...

Eastern Iowa veterans take honor flight to Washington D.C.

A boy from Tipton, Iowa Sid Hesse used his garage sale money 110 bucks to buy raffle tickets and won Jordan's shoes. The requirement won't kick in until 2026. Early voting starts tomorrow in Iowa for its primary election, set for June 7th. Employers are raising wages to attract workers.

Mac & Cheese Lovers Unite to Raise Funds for Children’s Hospital

It may be the cheesiest article I have ever written, yet, I hope it inspires you to attend Dubuque's Mac and Cheese Fest. This event is a fundraiser with proceeds benefiting the University of Iowa Hospitals NICU, Stead Family Children's Hospital, and Rauen Family Foundation. Contributions from generous individuals and...

FBI Investigates Case In Benton

Multiple local law enforcement agencies assisted the FBI during an investigation in southwest Wisconsin on Tuesday. According to an update from Benton Police Chief Brian Hammill, FBI officials were working on a criminal investigation in the Village of Benton around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon. Along with Benton Police, the Hazel Green Police Department, Grant and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Offices, Wisconsin State Patrol, as well as Benton First Responders assisted the FBI. Chief Hammill says no additional information will be released by the Benton Police Department at this time.

Cedar Rapids city leaders meet with Iowa lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cedar Rapids city leaders met with Iowa lawmakers in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday to discuss several issues. Mayor Tiffany O’Donnell, City Manager Jeff Pomeranz, and more traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Iowa Republican Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst. O’Donnell said a...

Explore Mineral Point

If you are looking for the quintessential historic town to visit, Mineral Point, the third-oldest city in Wisconsin, won’t disappoint. From creative artists’ studios to independent shops featuring unique finds to historic architecture gracing the buildings of Mineral Point’s downtown district, this historic town is an idyllic spot to explore. One historic site that visitors to Mineral Point thoroughly enjoy is the Pendarvis Historic Site, which includes stone buildings that were originally constructed by Cornish immigrants who settled in the area during the early 1800s. A fascinating part of the Pendarvis Historic Site is the Merry Christmas Mine Hill. Traverse along a 43-acre prairie trail that educates visitors about the mining of zinc deposits and galena on the site. So, why was the hill named after a cherished December holiday? Quite simply, the name came from the zinc deposits discovered on the hill around Christmas in 1905.

Five Flags Theater: Larry Fleet LIVE!

It’s official, rising country singer-songwriter Larry Fleet takes over the Five Flags Theater in Dubuque on Friday August 19th. Known for the recent hit “Where I Find God” and touring stints with Morgan Wallen, Willie Nelson, and Jake Owen, don’t miss his Dubuque debut. Tickets for the concert will go on sale this Friday morning (May 20th) at 10am at the Five Flags Box Office and online via Ticketmaster.