Sitting on a wooden pew just inside the door, Connie Weirup still envisions the large cedar Christmas trees that flanked the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church in Andrew.
Iowa’s Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) assemblies will begin next week, giving all Iowans an opportunity to share and discuss their visions for Iowa’s outdoor recreation, soil and water enhancement, historical resources and land management, and more.
Classmates from Andrew High School, sixty years after graduating in 1961, came together recently at Kalmes Restaurant, Saint Donatus, for a catered dinner. Classmates returning for the gathering included, seated left to right: Sandra Milder Ritmer, Verla Borman Beck, Margie Livamaa Knebel, C…
Archery, fishing, kayaking, and shooting sports will be happening at the annual Youth Outdoor Skills Day in Jackson County! Jackson County Conservation will be hosting the fun-filled event on Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Hurstville Fishing Pond from 1-4 p.m.
Sometimes doing is better than seeing and there is a lot of doing that needs to be done. On Oct. 20 at 10 a.m., join Jackson County Conservation as we help out some of our rarest and most impaired habitats, the remnant prairie. Invasive and woody species threaten this rare ecosystem and the …
Fall is a beautiful season in the prairie! Come learn and participate in Jackson County Conservation’s remnant hill prairie survey. Join naturalist Tony Vorwald on Oct. 11, at 10 a.m. as we document and learn about the native prairie plants found at Buzzard Ridge Wildlife Area’s remnant prai…
Every year between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, Iowans on Medicare have the opportunity to choose the Medicare drug coverage they want for the next year and to decide if they want to get their Medicare health benefits from Original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan.
The Community Foundation of Jackson County grant applications are due on Oct. 1. Applications and guidelines are at dbqfoundation.org/CFJC.
The Baldwin Woman’s Club had their first meeting of the club year on Monday, Sept. 13. At the meeting, President Nancy Tabor recognized three members for their years of service, dedication to the club and community: Karen Beedle, 20 years; Judie Kleis, 25 years; and Mary Jo Fuller, 20 years.
Michael and Kayla Lunn of West Des Moines are the parents of a daughter, Laikin Jane, born at 2:51 p.m. Sept. 2, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
DES MOINES — Connor Becker of Maquoketa was awarded the $2,000 IFAA Don Greiman Excellence in Beef Participation Scholarship by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) during the Iowa State Fair Sale of Champions on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.