City of Dubuque

CityChannel Dubuque 'From the Archives' Marathon to Air New Year's Day

Craig Nowack
Cable TV Coordinator
563-589-4181 (office)
563-599-2839 (cell)

Dec. 26, 2018 -- For Immediate Release

DUBUQUE, Iowa – To ring in the new year, CityChannel Dubuque will once again present 14 historic shows in the “From the Archives” New Year’s Day Marathon.  

Beginning at noon on January 1, 2019, CityChannel Dubuque will air 14 consecutive programs from the archives collection, the earliest of them from 1986 and the most recent from 2014. The marathon will air on CityChannel Dubuque (cable channel 8 or digital 117.2) and will also stream live on the City’s website at

The “From the Archives” New Year’s Day Marathon lineup includes:
12:00 p.m. Dubuque Before the Highway (1987)
12:30 p.m. Historic Video Postcards #1
1:00 p.m. The Mississippi River Peace Cruise (1986)
1:30 p.m. Classic Featurettes #3
2:00 p.m. Saving the ’48 (2013)
2:30 p.m. The Police Department 175th Anniversary (2012)
3:00 p.m. Highway 61/151 Update (1990)
4:00 p.m. Historic Video Postcards #2
4:30 p.m. Shot Tower Ribbon Cutting (2011)
5:00 p.m. A Community Cares
5:30 p.m. The Roshek Building Grand Opening (2010)
6:30 p.m. Classic Featurettes #4
7:00 p.m. Jacksons Park Dedication & Blessing (2014)
8:00 p.m. Skies That Mesmerize (2010)

This collection of historic video presents a variety of events and projects that have shaped Dubuque over time.  As local residents have watched the Southwest Arterial/US 52 project progress in recent years, two of the programs in the marathon will remind them of the Highway 61/151 project that changed the city a few decades ago.

“From the Archives” has aired weekly, year-round on CityChannel Dubuque since June 2014.  Each week a different episode airs on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., Fridays at 2 a.m., and Sundays at 5 p.m. 

For more information on City programming, call 563-589-4181 or visit

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