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Sycamore Media, the parent company of the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press, filed a lawsuit against the City of Maquoketa Police Department Thursday seeking the release of body camera footage police officers recorded during a 911 call involving Assistant Jackson County Attorney Amanda Lassance. 

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Jackson County will welcome new city and school officials after an election Nov. 5 that brought into office new leaders, as well as a few familiar faces.

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Jail builder John Hansen told the Jackson County Board of Supervisors Oct. 29 why he thought the old hospital site and other properties wouldn’t work well for a new jail. He wants the county to build a 50-bed jail on the corner of Maple and Jacobsen, on a property that the county plans to bu…

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CLINTON – Muscatine County officials this week approved withdrawing from the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region, decreasing the region to four counties and leading Clinton County officials to wonder if they should look at making the same move.

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines the word “private” as “intended for or restricted to the use of a particular person, group, or class.”

Since the Career and Technical Education Redesign Bill was signed into Iowa law in 2016, some educators throughout Eastern Iowa have come to appreciate the beauty of a comprehensive approach to CTE — Career Technical Education.

Maquoketa law enforcement dispatch received the following calls for service:

Was it Professor Plum in the dining room with the lead pipe? Mrs. Peacock in the billiard room with the candlestick? Or Colonel Mustard with the revolver in the conservatory?

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Bradley and Brittni Bunge of Andrew are the parents of a daughter, Brecklynn Zella, born at 11:50 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019, at Genesis East in Davenport.

Sean Loras Dunne, 51, of 1171 Pershing Road, Apt. 2, Maquoketa, guilty plea to assault (original charge was first-offense domestic abuse assault causing injury or mental illness), 30 days in jail (29 suspended) and probation. A charge of violation of a no-contact order was dismissed.

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Local businessman Nathan Woodward is the new 4th Ward Maquoketa City Council representative. He replaces Jacob Baker, who resigned in late September. 

If anyone could provide keen insight on what to expect after a topsy-turvy growing season, it’s Virgil Schmitt. 

AMES – In order to help Iowans understand their options under the 2018 Farm Bill, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is planning meetings across the state.

Area towns will salute veterans with various assemblies, meetings, gatherings and meals next week.