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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Dubuque’s Driftless North End Designated as Iowa Great Place

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The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has designated Dubuque’s Driftless North End as an Iowa Great Place for 2018. The designation for the area is new, but is a redesignation for the community.

Dubuque was originally recognized as an Iowa Great Place in 2007 and Steeple Square received the designation in 2017.

The Iowa Great Places program provides designation and supports the development of new and existing infrastructure intended to cultivate t...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Rosemeyer Receives GIS Award

The City of Dubuque was recently recognized for its use of geographic information systems (GIS) with a Special Achievement Award in GIS (SAG) from Esri, the international leader in mapping and spatial data analytics technology.

The award was presented to City of Dubuque GIS Coordinator/Analyst Nikki Rosemeyer at the annual Esri International User Conference in San Diego last week, an event attended by 18,000 Esri users from all over the world.

Selected from over 300,000 eligible ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

AmeriCorps Partners in Learning Receives Federal, State Funding for FY18-19

The AmeriCorps Partners in Learning Program, sponsored by the City of Dubuque, has been approved to receive $516,514 in federal AmeriCorps funding from Volunteer Iowa and the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The funding will support Dubuque’s Campaign for Grade Level Reading. Additionally, AmeriCorps Partners in Learning was approved for state AmeriCorps funding from Volunteer Iowa for two smaller grants: $49,344 for a summer grant and $35,331 for a...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Art on the River Goes 'Driftless'

The City of Dubuque’s annual public art exhibit, Art on the River, will undergo some significant changes in its 13th year and will have the theme of “Driftless” for the 2018-2019 exhibit.

This is the first year for the exhibit to have a theme and “Driftless” was adopted to pay homage to the people, history, geography, flora, and fauna of the Driftless Region. To identify appropriate artwork, Dubuque’s Arts and...

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