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Dubuque high school making most out of extended school days  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) -- An eastern Iowa school is finding a way to make minutes of an extended school day really count.

Hempstead High School reports graffiti threat on campus in Dubuque

The principal at Hempstead High School in Dubuque says a student reported seeing threatening graffiti inside the school on Wednesday.

Preliminary work begins for new pool at Hempstead High School in Dubuque  KCRG

Crews will spend the next few weeks preparing to build a new pool at Hempstead High School in Dubuque.

Dubuque School District swim teams need new place to practice as pool construction plans change  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) -- The shutdown of a Dubuque school's pool that was supposed to be temporary is now permanent after workers ran into a pretty big ...

Telegraph Herald sports coming events | Other Sports

BASKETBALL. Cascade boys camp — Cascade will host boys camps July 16-19 at the high school gym. Area players entering grades 2-5 will play from ...

Play preview: Hempstead High School is 'Broadway Bound'

This one-night-only concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. In the past 10 years, this event has raised more than $20,000 for the nonprofit.

Hundreds of Hempstead students walk out of classes to protest gun violence, honor victims  KCRG

More than 200 students at Hempstead High School in Dubuque walked out of class on Wednesday at 10 am to protest gun violence and honor the 17 students ...

Dubuque teacher uses Judi Chandlee grant to solve transportation barrier  KCRG

Hempstead High School Assistant Principal Claudette Bees received a $500 Judi Chandlee grant and will use it to set up transportation for parents to get to and ...

Our opinion: Hempstead parking needs better solution | Opinion

A dozen years ago, the Dubuque Community School Board signed off on spending $249000 to construct 40 more parking spaces at Hempstead High School.

Boys prep soccer: Jaeger, Hempstead speed past Senior

Jackson Jaeger began the season on Dubuque Hempstead's back line.

West falls short of state with loss at Hempstead  Quad City Times

DUBUQUE, Iowa — It just wasn't meant to be. Despite allowing just four hits and only four balls out of the infield all night, Davenport West fell 4-0 to Dubuque ...

Hempstead High School in Dubuque renovation completed  KCRG

Workers recently completed the construction on Hempstead High School in Dubuque.

Dubuque robotics team advances to championship | Tri-state News

The Dubuque Community Schools robotics team advanced to the FIRST Robotics Competition championship with its performance at a regional contest last ...

Play preview: 'Chicago' brings the glitz and glam to Hempstead's stage

Play: “Chicago”. Performers: Dubuque Hempstead High School students. Times/dates: 7 p.m. (doors at 6:30) Thursday-Saturday, March 14-16; and 2 p.m. (doors ...

Girls prep tennis: Wahlert earns 3-way tie for city title with win over Hempstead

Dubuque Wahlert decided it wasn't going to be the odd ones out on the city championship party.

Girls prep tennis: Sun shines bright as Hempstead beats Senior

Joyce Sun is a quiet leader. Just don't make the mistake of thinking the Dubuque Hempstead star won't have you screaming by the end of your match.

Girls prep golf: Marting leads charge for Senior in tough MVC race

Here is a capsule look at area girls golf teams in the Mississippi Valley Conference this spring:

Dubuque school board reject bids for pool project, to seek new proposal

Dubuque Community School District leaders have rejected all bids for a new pool project and will seek alternate proposals after the initial estimates came in at ...

Dubuque Police Department wants to add 3 School Resource Officer positions  KCRG

The Dubuque Police Department wants to create three School Resource Officer positions. The department currently has five SROs that cover 19 schools.

Finkenauer to hold three eastern Iowa town halls  KCRG

Rep. Abby Finkenauer will be holding three town halls in cities in her district in eastern Iowa, the congresswoman announced on Tuesday.

School-based Dubuque officers attempt to be proactive rather than punitive

Each year, school resource officers working in the Dubuque Community School District file hundreds of reports and charges stemming from on-campus ...

Prep cross country: Hempstead boys, Senior girls claim MVC titles

It was a day of firsts for Dubuque's public schools at the Mississippi Valley Conference Super Meet.

Plans for Dubuque pool in question with higher price tag  KCRG

Bids for a new pool at Dubuque schools came back nearly $900000 higher than expected.

Dubuque students to compete in wold-wide robotics competition  KCRG

A team of Dubuque high school students will be heading to a world-wide robotics competition in Detroit later this month.

Dubuque Community School District announces partnership with DASH for new pool  KCRG

The Dubuque Community School District announced Monday it will build a new $8 million pool in partnership with Dubuque Area Swimmin' Hurricanes, also ...

Ochs hopes to foster inclusivity and compassion in classroom | College of Education | University of Iowa  Iowa Now

Kedibona "Kedi" Ochs, the UI College of Education 2019 commencement speaker, shares his long journey to becoming a teacher.

Dubuque business started by autistic man now helping others with special needs  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG) -- A Dubuque man started a business to gain independence and now he's trying to help others do the same.

Retiring Dubuque music teacher receives surprise serenade | Tri-state News

Teresa Slade is known for making Hempstead High School students feel safe and that they belong. Benjamin Goldberg, who graduated from the Dubuque ...

May 28, 2019 | Call the Courier |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Q. I saw a sign on the news for Stephen Hempstead High School. I knew it as Dubuque Hempstead. Who was Stephen Hempstead?

Therapy dog is best friend in Dubuque classroom

Lizz Hanson says Cooper has helped her battle depression.

30 years later, they still come to Iowa's Field of Dreams  Des Moines Register

"Field of Dreams," the iconic baseball movie filmed in Dubuque County, premiered 30 years ago this month.

5 longtime Dubuque school administrators -- including 2 principals -- to retire

Five longtime Dubuque Community School District administrators will retire in the coming months.

Pot possession charge against ex-Dubuque teacher dropped  KCRG

A former Dubuque Hempstead High School teacher won't be tried on a charge of marijuana possession.

Play preview: Hempstead will present 'Brighton Beach Memoirs'

Ethan Renne (from left), Brendan Stahl and Lauren Hagar will perform in Hempstead High School's production of “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Nicki Kohl ...

Meet a Local Leader: Tim Hodge

Tim Hodge was born and raised in Dubuque and educated in the Dubuque Community School District. He was a member of the kindergarten class at Hoover ...

Rainfall totals from April 28-29, 2019  KCRG

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Rain and some thunderstorms came across the area Sunday night through Monday morning. The heaviest amounts fell ...

Dubuque teacher on paid leave after drug arrest  KCRG

A teacher that's worked with the Dubuque School District for nearly 20 years is now on paid leave following his arrest.

'Focused on what comes next:' Dubuque County man perseveres after life-altering injury

Jason Hosier always appreciates great feats of athleticism.

Stepping out of your comfort zone | Tri-state News

Joyce Sun, Hempstead High School graduate, gives advice for incoming freshmen.

Boys prep golf: Stelzers, WD make strides in MVC; Wahlert wins Valley

With a pair of young leaders — brothers, no less — fronting the charge, Western Dubuque is primed to thrive in the Mississippi Valley Conference.

Gregory S. Platt | Obituaries Dubuque

MAUI, Hawaii — Gregory S. Platt, 63, of Maui, Hawaii, formerly of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019. A Celebration of Life *Service* will be ...

Play preview: 'Noises Off' | Features

Play: “Noises Off”. Performers: Dubuque Hempstead High School. Times/dates: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 3-5; 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Site: Dubuque ...

Amid strong production growth, John Deere Dubuque Works aims to lure new talent

On Friday afternoon, Alex Cota wrapped up his 40-hour work week at John Deere Dubuque Works.

Teachers in Dubuque feeling the impact of new collective bargaining law  KCRG

Iowa's new law limiting collective bargaining rights may be felt sooner than expected in the Dubuque School District.

Hawkeye Community College, Waverly-Shell Rock receive registered apprenticeship funds  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

DES MOINES — A Cedar Valley college and school district will receive state funding to help expand Iowa's registered apprenticeship programs.

School wants lawsuit filed by former student dismissed  KCCI Des Moines

The Dubuque Community School District wants a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a woman who, as a student in 2009, had sexual contact with an assistant ...

The other 29-year-old who Democrats just elected to Congress  ThinkProgress

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) isn't the only 29-year-old who was part of Democrats' historic “blue wave” in last month's midterms. Her future ...

'Conversation with your Congresswoman' in Cresco  Cresco Times Plain Dealer

CRESCO - Abby Finkenauer (D-IA1) who represents Iowa's First Congressional District, visited Cresco last week, hosting 'Conversation with Your ...

Michelle Connolly-Dayner | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

May 17, 1967-November 1, 2018. DAVENPORT — Michelle “Shelly” M. Connolly-Dayner, 51, of Davenport passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018, ...

'Swamped' with students: School counselors' workload often more than recommended  KCRG

Some eastern Iowa school counselors are responsible for too many students according to the American School Counselor Association.

'Perks of Being a Wallflower' to remain required reading for Dubuque AP literature class  KCRG

A committee has decided to keep a book some say is too racy for use in a Dubuque high school class.

Dubuque student performs on The Voice Kids in Germany  KCRG

A student from Hempstead High School in Dubuque was recently seen on some programming abroad.

Play preview: 'Catch Me if You Can' | Features

“Catch Me if You Can” is a biographical musical based on the life of Frank Abagnale Jr., who also was the subject of a 2002 Steven Spielberg movie of the same ...

Prep baseball: Mustangs respond with city title | Local Sports

Suffering an intracity defeat earlier in the week may have served Dubuque Hempstead some good after all.

Dubuque assistant principal gets prison in sex case  Mason City Globe Gazette

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - A former assistant principal at a public school in Dubuque has been sentenced to five years in prison after being convicted of having an ...

Iowa's proposed sales tax cuts puts Dubuque pool project on Hold  KCRG

The Dubuque school district needs a new swimming pool, but that project is now on hold. That's due to a proposed state law change for Iowa's sales tax that ...

Iowa Teen Dies From Cancer Two Days After Graduating High School

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Just two days after completing her goal of graduating high school, an eastern Iowa teen lost her battle with cancer. Last September, shortly ...

Dubuque approves plans for Miracle League field  KCRG

A $3 million baseball field and playground for kids who have disabilities is coming to Dubuque.

Local Entrepreneur and the Creator of Click n Curl to Appear on UK Television Show Similar to Shark Tank  Benzinga

Kim Nimsgern (along with her UK Distributor, Rob Young) pitches Click n Curl, the blowout brush set with detachable barrels, seeking an investment from ...

Dubuque native will be new Bunger Middle School principal  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

EVANSDALE | A Dubuque native will be the next principal at Bunger Middle School.

All eyes on NE Iowa's 1st District | Political News |  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — Iowa's 1st Congressional District race is one of the most-watched races in the United States during a particularly high-interest midterm election.

Free bus program for students coming to an end in Dubuque  KCRG

DUBUQUE, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - A free bus program for students in Dubuque is quickly coming to an end. The Jule Bus *service* in Dubuque. Taken on Thursday ...

Asbury veteran’s wife strives to combat post-war unease

Three tours in two theaters of war left U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jesse James, now 29, with raw mental scabs.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

'Field of Dreams' at 25: Magical Movie | Disputed Diamond

A Des Moines Register special interactive presentation that explores the culture and conflict of "Field of Dreams" 25 years after Iowa's most famous film debuted ...

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Youth hunting numbers continue to drop off in Iowa

In Iowa, there were fewer paid hunting license holders in 2013 than any year since 1958.

Matt Naber  Dyersville Commercial

What is your educational background? Bachelor of Arts in Math and secondary education with a Middle School Endorsement in math and language arts from ...

NXN Heartland Girls Team Scores: Wayzata Holds Strong  MileSplit

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US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 400m Hurdles  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 400 meter hurdles.

MileSplit's Top 100 National Girls XC Team Scores: FM Right Near Top As Always

Below can find the nation\'s top 100 girls cross country teams in the MileSplit database based on season best 5K performances in the MileSplit database as of ...

MileSplit's Top 100 National Boys XC Team Scores: CBA Top 5 Goes 15:19-15:28!

Nation\'s top 100 boys cross country teams in the MileSplit database based on season best 5K performances in the MileSplit database as of November 2nd.

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