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Electrical Apprentices Training for the Future

by Connie Cherba Electricity – we all take it for granted until a power disruption leaves us in the dark. That’s when it’s easy to...

On the Forefront of Custom Educational Publishing

by Connie Cherba Dubuque’s Kendall Hunt, an independent educational publishing house, stands at the forefront of educational resources, offering a wide variety of both print...

Five Tips to Build Resilience in School-Aged Children

Resilience – the capacity to prepare for, adapt to and grow through disruption, trauma, and loss – is a skill many parents want for...

Dubuque’s Capt. Robert L. Martin

by Connie Cherba Dubuque sent many young men off to fight in World War II. One who answered the call to arms was Robert L....

Local Effort Leads to Change in Child Care Legislation

Greater Dubuque Development has been convening a Child Care Coalition for nearly 18 months to develop a strategy to expand workforce through access and...

What Lessons Will COVID-19 Teach

Dubuque public and private school districts are doing their best to prepare for the upcoming school year amid a pandemic. However, as we have...

Artists from Across the Nation Gather in Mineral Point to “Paint...

Professional artists from California to Illinois will travel to Mineral Point, Wisconsin and set up their easels and canvases this August 5-8, for the...

Veterans Memorial Improvement Project on Chaplain Schmitt Island

by Connie Cherba Work is currently underway to renovate and improve Dubuque’s Veterans Memorial Plaza on Chaplain Schmitt Island in the Mississippi River. The $3.2...

Colleges Rally Resiliently, alongside their Communities

by Kathryn Evans As someone who currently works in higher education, I write this article still with questions remaining about what in-person education during COVID-19...

Why a Digital Credential Matters Now More Than Ever

It’s no surprise that historic unemployment rates, coupled with a raging global pandemic, have left many in the world feeling anxious. You may be...