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Galena project receives award

Galena Country Tourism’s destination development project, “Adventures in Stockton,” received the Historic Exploration Award from the American Planning Association’s Illinois Chapter. The award recognizes outstanding efforts in historical exploration and engagement.

Forbes names Leibried to best-in-state list

Forbes magazine named Joe Leibfried, of StackStone Wealth in Dubuque, to its Best-in-State Next-Generation Wealth Advisors list.

Local obtains strengths coach certification

Amanda Avenarius, of St. Mark Youth Enrichment, obtained certification as a Gallop Global Strengths Coach.

MercyOne recognized by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center was recognized by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program for maternity care, which acknowledges facilities shown to deliver quality specialty care based on measures developed from the medical community for patient safety and better health outcomes.

MercyOne receives accreditation

MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center‘s inpatient rehabilitation unit received accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This is the 34th year that the center received this accreditation.

Several local businesses make ‘Top Workplaces’ list

The Des Moines Register included Dupaco Community Credit Union; Honkamp, P.C.; Kunkel & Associates; ProPulse, a Schieffer Co.; and Dubuque County Historical Society in its 2023 list of “Top Workplaces.” Placement on the list is based on employee survey responses.

RE/MAX Advantage Realty announces new office

RE/MAX Advantage Realty, of Dubuque, recently announced opening a new office at 45 W. Main St. in Platteville, Wis. Agents affiliated with the office include Paige LeConte, Valerie Kieler, Troy Timmerman, Marianne Yunt, Paula Bodish, Brenda Charlson, Greg Adams and Sue Dietz.