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Therapy dog starts work at Iowa middle school

FORT DODGE, Iowa — Mellie, an 8-year-old golden Lab therapy dog starting her first year at the Fort Dodge Middle School, knows exactly who’s a good dog.

Republicans push to retain Klett as tourism secretary

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans are pushing Gov.-elect Tony Evers to retain state tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett, calling the former television host and beauty queen a “true talent.”

Chicago officers accused in Van Dyke cover-up go on trial

CHICAGO — Dashcam video showing Jason Van Dyke pointing his gun at black teenager Laquan McDonald and firing 16 times was key evidence in the murder conviction of the white Chicago police officer. The same video will be at the…

Clarence Page: How the U.S. can help caravan migrants stay home

When a caravan of Central American families seeking asylum in the United States was almost a thousand miles away, President Donald Trump called it a “national emergency” on Twitter and ordered more than 5,000 troops to protect the border.

Gerald L. Kipper

LANCASTER, Wis. — Gerald L. Kipper, 74, of Lancaster, Wis., died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.

Stella P. Berlage

GALENA, Ill. — Stella P. Berlage, 99, of Galena, Ill., died Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community.

Fr. Robert J. Levenhagen

Fr. Robert J. Levenhagen, 89, of Dubuque, formerly of Monona, Iowa, died Saturday, November 24, 2018.


Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

Lorraine B. Nuland

DEERFIELD, Wis. — Lorraine B. Nuland, 95, of Deerfield, Wis., died Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Richard E. Giese

Richard E. Giese, age 67, of Dubuque, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Sunnycrest Manor.

Wilma Rafferty

Wilma Rafferty, 96, returned to God’s loving arms on Friday, November 23, 2018, at Ennoble Manor in Dubuque, surrounded by her family, friends and caregivers.

Maurice L. Parkins

GLEN HAVEN, Wis. — Maurice L. Parkins, 83, of Glen Haven, Wisconsin, died Saturday, November 24, 2018.

Funeral services

William F. Diebold, Platteville, Wis. — Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, Melby Funeral Home and Crematory, Platteville.