A group of pro-athletes just bought 104 acre farm in northern Iowa. The deal was put together by Patricof Co., a specialized private New York investment firm that sources investment opportunities for athletes while also incorporating institutional investors such as JPMorgan. The athletes plan to lease the land to farmers and get a single-digit annual return.
The Dubuque Police Department are currently accepting applications from local residents for the 26th annual Citizen’s Police Academy. This program helps build a better understanding between residents and the police that serve them, through education.
Dubuque City Council members voted Monday (12/19) to invest $24 million into improving the Five Flags Center. Council members unanimously approved a proposal to use funds to make a number of improvements to the center over a five-year period. The first 18 months of the project will be devoted to design and engineering.
Renew DBQ Pilot Program Finishes First Solar Project In Dubuque. The Renew DBQ pilot program provides households, who generally need assistance, in overcoming the initial up-front cost of adding solar technology to their property, with access to solar tech through a renewable energy certificate program.