Bellevue’s Chris Lampe has been selected as the Capital Campaign manager. “Our needs to not end with the high school renovations and new classrooms.A swarm of about four dozen fire fighters from Bellevue and La Motte, along with dozens of others from the Bellevue Police Department, Bellevue EMS, Bellevue Municipal Utilities, Jackson County Emergency Management and the local Red Cross were all on the scene in mere seconds. It was all part of a train derailment simulation exercise to gauge the preparedness of local officials, as well as to prepare a solid emergency response plan in case an actual derailment were to occur.With recent derailments, like the one near Galena last year, officials and residents are aware it could indeed happen.And here in Bellevue, with a rail line cutting through the heart of the city, it could be a disaster with fatalities.The simulation portrayed a scene in which a train carrying crude oil derailed while travelling through Bellevue.Offering panoramic views of the Mississippi River, Mont Rest Inn is situated on 10 acres in North Bellevue. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning, and select rooms feature a fireplace, 2-person spa bath, and views of the town or river. This property also has one of the top-rated locations in North Bellevue!Featuring a bath or shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries. At Mont Rest Inn you will find a rooftop hot tub, a garden and a terrace. Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.Plans for the new Bellevue Veterans Plaza, with a large painted “Freedom Rock” as the centerpiece, are moving along nicely, according to Bellevue Legion Post #273 Commander Rob Roben, and grading and construction of the new memorial will be getting underway in a few weeks.The location of the memorial plaza will be in the area just north of Subway on Riverview, which overlooks the river, as well as Lock and Dam 12.Little Free Libraries are homemade boxes through which people can share books.There are 32,000 such libraries throughout the world, with about 30 in Dubuque already.