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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Dubuque
Dubuque, one in Davenport, and one at Sugar Creek, Lee County.
Dubuque, at Mobile, 10 December, 1837, by Bishop Portier of
Dubuque the bishop was received, 19 April, 1839, with great joy by all classes.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05179b.htm   (1389 words)

  
 Welcome to the Dubuque Community Schools!
Dubuque Community School District is endeavoring to comply and meet if not exceed requirements set forth by the administration.
The mission of the Dubuque Community School District is to educate students, in collaboration with the family and the community, to achieve success in a challenging program.
We are headquarters for the faces and voices website, Dubuque's organization that promotes multi-cultural opportunities, diversity advocacy and understanding, and equal opportunity in all endeavors and walks of life.
www.dubuque.k12.ia.us   (3234 words)

  
 Dubuque Chamber of Commerce - Visit
The Dubuque County Courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Constructed in 1897 to honor the founder of the city, this monument was erected over his grave on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River.
Dubuque's Shot Tower stands on the riverfront as a unique memorial to the early munitions industry.
www.dubuquechamber.com /visit/attractions.cfm?Page=HA&Cat=437   (358 words)

  
  Dubuque, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is served by the Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad (a subsidiary of the Canadian National Railway), the BNSF Railway, and the Iowa, Chicago and Eastern Railroad.
Dubuque is served by the Dubuque Community School District, which covers roughly the eastern half of Dubuque County and enrolls 10,735 students in 19 school buildings as of 2006.
Dubuque itself is part of the 563 area code, as are surrounding areas in Iowa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dubuque,_Iowa   (2000 words)

  
 Dubuque County, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dubuque County is named for Julien Dubuque, the first European settler of Iowa, and an early lead mining pioneer in what is now Dubuque County.
The county seat is Dubuque, Iowa, which is located along the Mississippi River in the east-central portion of the county.
Dubuque County is widely-known for its impressive bluffs along the Mississippi River, which run along the entire length of the county's riverbanks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dubuque_County,_Iowa   (788 words)

  
 LPD 8 Dubuque
USS DUBUQUE is the fifth AUSTIN-class (LSD 4) amphibious transport dock.
DUBUQUE has a large flight deck for helicopter operations as well as a well deck that carries amphibious landing vehicles such as the LCU and LCAC.
USS DUBUQUE was commissioned on 1 September 1967, at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/lpd-8.htm   (689 words)

  
 Hotels in Dubuque
Dubuque, IA Located 3 miles from the Dubuque Botanical Gardens, this Iowa hotel is also 3.5 miles from the Mississippi River Museum.
Dubuque, IA This inn is less than a mile from Cathedral Square and Dubuque Museum of Art; Grand Opera House is 1 mile away.
Dubuque, IA The Hilton Garden Inn Dubuque Downtown hotel in Dubuque, Iowa is located in the heart of the city's "Masterpiece on the Mississippi", which is within minutes...
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Iowa/Dubuque.asp   (508 words)

  
 Dubuque - Wikitravel
Dubuque grew rapidly during the 19th century, due to its lead-mining, lumber-milling, brewing, metal-working, and river-trade-related industries.
Dubuque is connected to most of the surrounding cities by 4-lane highways.
Dubuque is 183 miles west of Chicago via I-90 and US 20, 90 miles southwest of Madison, Wisconsin, via US 151, 70 miles north of the Quad Cities via US 61, and 189 miles northeast of Des Moines via US 65, US 30, and US 151.
wikitravel.org /en/Dubuque   (1380 words)

  
 The HANCOCK HOUSE, features at the inn
Dubuque originally came to the region to engage in trade with the Mesquakie Indians who occupied the land at that time.
As Dubuque befriended the Mesquakie, his attention turned from fur trading to the abundant number of plentiful lead mines that were located on their property.
Dubuque named this region, which is south of the present-day city of Dubuque, the Mines of Spain.
www.thehancockhouse.com /feature.html   (343 words)

  
 University of Dubuque - College Closeup   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dubuque, the oldest city in Iowa, is a dynamic community built along the majestic Mississippi River and surrounded by dramatic bluffs.
The University of Dubuque encourages individuals to integrate their knowledge of the environment into personal, ethical, and spiritual guidelines, which can be used to improve their lives, their communities, and society.
An applicant for admission to the University of Dubuque undergraduate program is a graduate of a high school or equivalent (GED) and presents a minimum of 15 high school units, of which 10 are from academic fields (English, social studies, natural science, mathematics, foreign language).
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 A look at Dubuque, Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dubuque initially came to the region to area to trade fur with the Mesquakie Indians, who occupied the land at that time.
In the 1970's, downtown Dubuque underwent significant urban renewal and the city received a Presidential Award in 1973 for the development of Town Clock Plaza.
Dubuque is the county seat and largest town in Dubuque County.
www.riverroads.com /states/iowa/ia2/ia2.html   (286 words)

  
 Dubuque Photo Page
Dubuque is filled with scenic bluffs, historic neighborhoods, classic architecture and plenty of gritty industrial areas made entirely out of brick.
In the foreground is the southern portion of downtown Dubuque and in the background near the Mississippi River is the America's River Revitalization Project.
Port of Dubuque- A panorama of the Port of Dubuque, Julien Dubuque Bridge and the southern portion of downtown.
www.absolutedsm.com /dubuque_photo_page.htm   (948 words)

  
 Dubuque, Iowa
For Irish immigrants, the appeals of the area were many; cheap land-wooded areas cost $4 to $8 an acre, a good yoke of oxen could be had for $45 to $55, and for those not inclined to farming, plenty of jobs were to be had in the lead mines.
Dubuque's advocates spoke of the low cost of living, the area's intolerance of "robbers and swindlers," and a strong moral, religious and social order.
And Dubuque's third bishop, John Hennessy, traveled to Limerick, Ireland on his way back from the First Vatican Council, and asked Mother Vincent Hennessy to send a group of sisters of the Presentation to Dubuque.
www.celticcousins.net /irishiniowa/dubuque.htm   (1306 words)

  
 Dubuque, Iowa
During the next decade, Dubuque's residents would donate $5 million to the effort, and a $40 million grant from the Vision Iowa program would open the door to limitless possibilities.
Dubuque began to think big — $188 million big, to be exact.
The city and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce — which wanted to build a river walk, an amphitheater, a riverboat landing and other amenities — joined forces with the Dubuque County Historical Society, which was studying ways to expand the existing Mississippi River Museum and construct a river aquarium.
www.americancityandcounty.com /mag/government_dubuque_iowa   (573 words)

  
 Dubuque, Iowa
During the next decade, Dubuque's residents would donate $5 million to the effort, and a $40 million grant from the Vision Iowa program would open the door to limitless possibilities.
Dubuque began to think big — $188 million big, to be exact.
The city and the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce — which wanted to build a river walk, an amphitheater, a riverboat landing and other amenities — joined forces with the Dubuque County Historical Society, which was studying ways to expand the existing Mississippi River Museum and construct a river aquarium.
americancityandcounty.com /mag/government_dubuque_iowa   (572 words)

  
 USS DUBUQUE Official Website
USS DUBUQUE has a large flight deck for helicopter operations, and a well deck that carries amphibious landing vehicles such as the LCU and LCAC.
In addition, USS DUBUQUE is configured as a flagship and provides extensive command, control, and communications facilities to support an Amphibious Task Force Commander and Landing Force Commander.
In amphibious assault, the Dubuque would normally function as the Primary Control Ship that would be responsible for coordinating boat waves and vectoring landing craft to the beach.
www.dubuque.navy.mil   (199 words)

  
 Iowa -- Dubuque County
Dubuque police say there is no evidence uncovered during demolition of a former hotel's swimming pool that a woman was buried beneath it.
Dubuque County judge has denied a northeast Iowa man's request to withdraw his guilty plea to two counts of vehicular homicide.
Police say a Dubuque woman has been arrested on a number of sexual abuse charges for allegedly having sex with a child and allowing other children to view pornography in her home.
www.wqad.com /Global/category.asp?C=17638   (1586 words)

  
 Dubuque County, Iowa
The Dubuque County Courthouse is located at 720 Central Avenue in Dubuque, Iowa.
The Courthouse serves as the center of County Government offices, and is a dominant landmark in the downtown Dubuque area.
We are actively working to complete all areas of the Dubuque County website and invite you to browse the categories to the left to find the information, forms and resources you are looking for to answer your questions.
www.dubuquecounty.org   (134 words)

  
 Dubuque Museum of Art
Tour the beautiful facilities that are home to the Dubuque Museum of Art.
Discover why the Dubuque Museum of Art is the perfect place for people of all ages.
A limited selection of works from the permanent collection by these two influential, Dubuque artists is currently on view in the Museum's Lengeling Gallery.
www.dbqart.com   (264 words)

  
 Digital Dubuque, Dubuque Iowa and Tri-State area Event and Activity Images online.
Chamber Business PM The monthly Dubuque Chamber of commerce business PM was held in the warehouse district and showcased the new Futurus offices.
The 12th annual taste of Dubuque held at the port of Dubuque.
A couple of pictures of the falling snow from the River Museum, Troy Henkels the World Explorer originally from Dubuque was speaking that afternoon and must have brought the snow from Alaska with him.
www.digitaldubuque.com   (1606 words)

  
 University of Dubuque Theological Seminary | 800-369-UDTS
Throughout its more than 150 years of history, the faculty and staff of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary (UDTS) have been committed to preparing faithful, effective, and compassionate lay and ordained leadership for the church.
UDTS is the only seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to offer a Master of Divinity distance education program.This group of students met for two weeks of
UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE SEMINARY • 2000 UNIVERSITY AVENUE • DUBUQUE, IA 52001-5099 • 800.369.8387
udts.dbq.edu   (178 words)

  
 Welcome to the Dubuque County Fair Association web site!
The Dubuque County Fair Association (DCFA) is a non-profit organization established in 1953, to plan and operate the Annual Dubuque County Fair.
The DCFA is much more than the Dubuque County Fair, explore our website and "Expect the Unexpected".
As you approach the Dubuque City Limits you will come to a stoplight, this intersection is US 32 turn Right
www.dbqfair.com   (227 words)

  
 Western Dubuque Schools Home
This schedule outlines the cost that will be assessed to each student for book, food service, transportation, and activities fees in the district.
It does not cost Western Dubuque Schools or you any money to use this service.
So imagine, if 1,000 people designate Western Dubuque Schools as their search recipient and searches twice a day for a year, then we would receive $7,300.
www.w-dubuque.k12.ia.us   (1160 words)

  
 Dubuque Apartments
To view all of our Dubuque apartment rentals, all you need to do is create a free Rent.com account.
In addition to helping you find apartments in Dubuque, Rent.com also offers a variety of moving services and moving advice.
From movers and moving quotes to boxes and storage, Rent.com has everything you need to make your move to Dubuque as simple as possible.
www.rent.com /rentals/iowa/dubuque-county/dubuque   (309 words)

  
 NAMI Dubuque | Home
NAMI Dubuque is a grassroots organization serving individuals with mental illnesses, their families and the community, using support, education, and advocacy to eradicate the stigma and to improve the quality of life for those who have been affected by these brain disorders.
Across from the University of Dubuque at the intersection of University and Loras.
As part of an effort to meet the needs of those with special accessibility requirements NAMI Dubuque is moving its meeting location in February.  NAMI Dubuque would like to thank St. Luke's United Methodist Church for their generosity over the last few years providing accomodations for our meetings.
www.nami.org /MSTemplate.cfm?MicrositeID=210   (716 words)

  
 Dubuque, Iowa in the Midwest League | MWLguide.com
Dubuque hosted teams in our league for 18 summers; indeed, for part of 1962 they hosted two teams.
Dubuque first joined the Mississippi-Ohio Valley League, a Midwest League predecessor, in 1954 as an expansion team.
From August 7, 1962 through the end of the season, Dubuque hosted the former Keokuk team, which was known as the Midwest Dodgers while it was in Dubuque.
mwlguide.com /cities/dubuque   (293 words)

  
 Dubuque, Iowa IA, city profile (Dubuque County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Dubuque is on the Mississippi River, at the Illinois and Wisconsin borders
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dubuque was $19,616, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Dubuque, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=7289   (732 words)

  
 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson
The Dubuque Hotel helps guests start the day off right with a free continental breakfast featuring bagels, breads, muffins, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juices, coffee, tea and other choices.
For lunch and dinner, the Dubuque Hotel is close to an array of restaurants, including Golden Corral, Applebee's, Blackwater Grill and House of China.
The Dubuque Hotel is convenient to many Dubuque area colleges, businesses and sightseeing attractions, including Clarke College, University of Dubuque, Diamond Jo Riverboat Casino, Sundown Mountain, National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and Dubuque Greyhound and Casino.
www.countryinns.com /dubuqueia   (264 words)

  
 Dubuque News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I look out to the river near Dubuque on some days, and all I see is wonder.
An Iowa Supreme Court ruling and a recent conflict of interest case in Dubuque are changing the way the city council there does business.
Verizon Wireless has activated two new cell sites in Dubuque County, enabling more customers to use their wireless phones to make calls; send and receive email and text, picture and video messages; and download...
www.topix.net /city/dubuque-ia   (658 words)

  
 Duncans in Dubuque Co. IA
24-380: 29 Jan. 1844, Asa Duncan and wife Polly (X) of DuBuque Co. IA Territory, late Polly Short of Green Co. KY, appoint Allen Short (son of said Polly) of Sangamon Co. IL, attorney to receive of admrs.
Duncan was born in Antrim, N.H., in 1830, of Scotch-Irish stock, his forefathers having emigrated from County Antrim, Ireland, shortly after the battle of Culloden (sp.), settling in New Hampshire at a locality, which they named after their home county.
Early in life he went West, settling in Dubuque, Iowa, as a physician.
homepages.rootsweb.com /~dobson/ia/iadubuqu.htm   (1361 words)

  
 Consumer Confidence Report
The City of Dubuque obtains a portion of its water from the Cambrian-Ordovician and Cambrian aquifers.
These aquifers were determined to be not susceptible to contamination because the characteristics of the aquifers and overlying materials prevent easy access of contaminants to the aquifers.
The City of Dubuque Water Department has met all rules and regulations that were required in 2005 except for a chlorine reporting violation (see Violations Report).
www.cityofdubuque.org /index.cfm?pageid=395   (1255 words)

  
 Dubuque Thunder   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Dubuque Thunder finished the season with a 4-6 record and finished fourth in the eight-team league.
With a combination of a strong defense, stellar goalkeeping by Nick Berger, Sam Koenig, and Alex Smith, and an opportunistic offense, the Dubuque Thunder blanked its next opponents 6-0, 6-0, and 4-0 to advance to the championship contest.
In the final tournament of the 2003-2004 year, the Dubuque Thunder played up an age division and in field size, the squad captured first place in the Dubuque Soccer Club's own Blowout Tournament on July 9-11.
eteamz.active.com /dubuquethunder/index.cfm   (894 words)

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