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Step into Sweet Things Bakery when it re-opens Feb. 5, and it might look a little different than the way customers remember it. The bright, cheerful blue-and-white donut shop includes a coffee station, exposed brick, and furniture repurposed from the bakery’s past.

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A historic downtown landmark and an auxiliary building may be transformed into a creamery, retail space, restaurant, event space, and apartments.

Women of Chapter BX, P.E.O. had the privilege of visiting with Barbara McRoberts, the great-niece of Carolyn Pendray, at their Jan. 20 meeting.

Awards, casino games and an announcement about a large, statewide event coming to town put a warm glow on a cold winter’s evening in Maquoketa Saturday.

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The family of Drew Edwards this week added a second Maquoketa police officer to the wrongful death lawsuit it filed in October. 

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Sixteen years after a 26-year-old Sabula man went missing, his roommate in Pennsylvania confessed to beating him with a baseball bat, then suffocating him.

The city of Maquoketa may wade into the garbage and recycling business to fill the need when Imagine the Possibilities, formerly known as DAC, ends its recycling service June 30. 

Fulton Community Church will hold services Sunday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. 

Kyle and Dixie Sandlin of Cedar Rapids are the parents of a daughter, Eleanor Grace Sandlin, born Sept. 22, 2019, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Diana Davison is the 2020 Iowa Teen Miss United States Agriculture Queen. She will represent Iowa at the national

School district superintendents throughout the region reportedly will meet with the chancellor of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges amid ongoing efforts to enhance career technical education (CTE) opportunities in Eastern Iowa.