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A city of eastern Iowa on the Mississippi River opposite the Illinois-Wisconsin border. It was settled following the defeat of the Fox in 1833, and grew as a mining town.
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a city in E Iowa, on the Mississippi River. 59,360.
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Soon after, I went to see a panorama of the Mississippi, and as I worked my way up the river in the light of today, and saw the steamboats wooding up, counted the rising cities, gazed on the fresh ruins of Nauvoo, beheld the Indians moving west across the stream, and, as before I had looked up the Moselle, now looked up the Ohio and the Missouri and heard the legends of Dubuque and of Wenona's Cliff--still thinking more of the future than of the past or present--I saw that this was a Rhine stream of a different kind; that the foundations of castles were yet to be laid, and the famous bridges were yet to be thrown over the river; and I felt that THIS WAS THE HEROIC AGE ITSELF, though we know it not, for the hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.
In addition to bolstering its store base, 2010 saw Hartig enlarge one of its outlets in Dubuque.
Situated in a beautiful, natural location along the Mississippi River, Dubuque is distinctive because of its steep hills and river bluffs--geographic features that many people do not expect to find in Iowa.
Paul (MSP) and Dubuque, Iowa has been announced by Northwest Airlines (NYSE: NWA), effective 20 June 2008.
Jewell of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, criticizing "online Christianity" (Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2006)
Box 5004, Dubuque, IA 52004-5004) or to Professor John Pless at Concordia Theological Seminary (6600 N.
In Iowa, the Dubuque Community Schools district integrates online video extensively throughout its Web site, and produced more than 100 films for a wide variety of purposes.
Burba, USN, (Gold Star in lieu of Second Award), Food Service Division Records Keeper, USS Dubuque (LPD 8), November 2003 to March 2004.
At one campaign stop in Dubuque, President Bush appeared to say that he had willed those jobs into existence through the force of his optimism: "The president has to make sure that we're optimistic and confident in order for jobs to be created."
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company (4050 Westmark Dr., Dubuque, IA 52004-1840), 2002.
More than 400 people were on hand to see John Deere's general manager of Construction Operations, Butch Sumpter, present Leo Durand, owner of Quickie Lube and Rental in New Richmond and Hudson, WI, with a gold key as well as a pewter replica of the first Model 250 Skid-Steer Loader made at John Deere's Dubuque, IA, factory.