Gov. Kim Reynolds said Thursday Iowa will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents age 65 and older starting Feb. 1 — but there’s no guarantee how long they will need to wait for shots to become available.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s first policy focus after being sworn in is overhauling the disjointed federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which claimed another 4,400 American lives on his first day in office alone.
The state reported 33 more COVID-19 deaths Friday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,478.
In response to a national push to further expand the COVID-19 vaccine to older adults, Iowa is now including people 65 and older in the Phase 1B round of vaccinations set to begin Feb. 1, the Iowa Department of Health announced today. Previously, the age limit was 75 and older.
The state reported 51 more COVID-19 deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,445.
The state reported 62 more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,394.
COVID-19 vaccination clinics for Phase 1B will start Feb. 1, depending on allocations in Clinton and Jackson counties. There is no waiting list, but watch maqnews.com for updates from the local health departments.
Land prices in Clinton and Jackson counties went up more than twice as much as the state average last year, fueled by rising commodity prices, low interest rates and a tight supply.
The state reported eight more COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,332.
U.S. 1st District Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Marion, and 2nd District Rep. Marianette Miller-Meeks, R-Ottumwa, voted along party lines against an unprecedented second impeachment of President Donald Trump Jan. 13.
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors hired Kristina Tranel as the county’s new zoning and geographic information systems administrator.
Repairs to the damaged Chenelworth Bridge on 82nd Avenue will cost an estimated $154,000, Jackson County Engineer David Dryer told the supervisors last week.
If you’re a junior or senior (or the parent of one) planning for college, you may have questions about the financial aid process. Find answers during a free online presentation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Attention Iowa Class of 2021 high school seniors who are pursuing programs of studies in any agricultural or natural resources field. The Jackson Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting a scholarship award.
Brenda Kay Klemme, 41, of Maquoketa, received a deferred judgment after pleading guilty to operating while under the influence, first offense. She was fined $625, was placed on unsupervised probation for two years, must complete a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment, and…
Confirmed COVID-19 cases increased since last Friday by 2,491 to 305,279, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported.
The state reported six more COVID-19 deaths Friday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,257.
The Maquoketa Athletic Booster Club is selling raffle tickets for a variety of gift bags. The bags include various Cardinal-themed memorabilia, apparel, décor, and gift cards.
The state reported 19 more COVID-19 deaths Thursday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,251.
The state reported 10 more COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,232.
A Bellevue man with more than three decades of law enforcement experience was expected to be appointed Jackson County chief deputy sheriff Tuesday morning.
Clinton and Jackson counties received enough doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of distributions to cover all area frontline healthcare workers and residents in longterm care facilities. Now, public health officials are planning for the next round of shots, which will g…
The state reported 83 more COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total number of Iowans who have died from coronavirus-related illness to 4,222.
Do you have what it takes to be a babysitter? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering basic babysitting courses from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 and Feb. 15 in the community room of the Jackson County Courthouse in Maquoketa. The sessions are limited to 12 youth per class.
Gov. Kim Reynolds plans to deliver her annual Condition of the State address on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m., rather than the traditional 10 a.m. time slot.
Officials in Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s office are warning consumers to be on the lookout for potential scams involving federal COVID-19 relief checks and vaccines.
Maquoketa residents now have an online option to make payments and obtain forms. Various forms and applications can be found on our website at www.maquoketaia.com under the “Download Center” page. Completed forms can be put in the water/sewer drop box or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.