Our Town Dubuque


Veteran's Memorial, One Example of Vet Dedication in Our Town

DUBUQUE, Iowa - One of the unique aspects of Our Town is its dedication to our veterans. Over our country's history, many military members have received the Medal of Honor, and eleven of them are buried... Read More »

Hotel Julian: Serving Guests for More Than A Century

DUBUQUE, Iowa - It's rumored that a notorious mobster may have been a frequent resident of a hotel in Our Town years ago. Located on 2nd and Main Street, part of the Hotel Julien has been around for... Read More »

After Four Generations of Owners, Rhomberg Furs is Still in the Family

DUBUQUE, Iowa - In the middle of Dubuque's Millwork District at one of the nation's oldest family owned businesses. Since 1907 the Rhomberg family has sold high end furs out of this historic downtown... Read More »

The Grandest View of America's River, Eagle Point Park

DUBUQUE, Iowa - One of Our Town Dubuque's greatest treasures is Eagle Point Park. In 1908 Oliver Shiras a Dubuque Judge, sold the land to the city of Dubuque. One little known fact: Historians say Shiras... Read More »

Hills and Dales Celebrates 40 Years of Caring for Others

DUBUQUE, Iowa - One Dubuque agency aimed at serving people who have disabilities is celebrated its 40th anniversary during the week of Our Town. Hills and Dales clients spend time working on motor skills... Read More »

Dubuque Colts Celebrate 50 Years of Music

DUBUQUE, Iowa - A youth organization in Our Town has been marching in step to its own sounds for half a century. About 26-hundred kids have gone through the Dubuque Colts Drum and Bugle Corps since its... Read More »

Dubuque's Grand Opera House A Piece of History in the Present

DUBUQUE, Iowa - As we've told you the arts and history are two key components that make up the character of Our Town, and Dubuque's Historic Grand Opera House is just one example of the community's past... Read More »

Community Theater Performs Youth Addition of "Avenue Q"

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque's Bell Town Theater has been the home of live community performances for more than a decade, but for the first-time ever it is putting on a summer, high school program featuring... Read More »

Betty Jane Candies Satisfying Dubuque's Sweet Tooth for 75 Years

DUBUQUE, Iowa - For three-fourths of a century Our Town has been silencing its sweet tooth with a sweet shop. Betty Jane Candies opened originally on Dubuque's Main Street in 1938. Candy lovers... Read More »

The Gyroplane: A Fun Spin on Aviation

DUBUQUE, Iowa - An aviation company in Our Town is hoping a popular aircraft in Europe will catch on in the states soon. It's called the gyroplane. It looks like a small helicopter, but really the only... Read More »

Veteran's Freedom Center: Helping Veterans Transition after Service

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Over and over again, Our Town has done right for its veterans. There are signs of this resounding commitment all over the community. The Veteran's Freedom Center in Dubuque is one... Read More »

Sky Tours Zipline Allows People to Soar Over History

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Thrill seekers are flocking from all over the region to Our Town, not only to zip line, but to soar over history. It’s a scene you might not think you would see in Our Town. An area with... Read More »

That's My Dog! Owner Makes Dream Come True After Crash

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dozens of Dubuque dog owners rely on one woman to help tame their furry friends. Robin McFarlane runs "That's My Dog!" It's a doggie daycare and training center. Although she's surrounded... Read More »

The Millwork District Revitalization

DUBUQUE, Iowa - A huge revitalization project is transforming Dubuque's old manufacturing district into a vibrant new mini-community in Our Town. Lying between the Port of Dubuque and the downtown area,... Read More »

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