The DeWitt Noon Lions Club’s 2022 travelogue series continues Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Operahouse Theatre in DeWitt. Shows are at 3 and 7 p.m.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy interesting and exciting stories from Iowans about their outdoor adventures. Jackson County Conservation has lined up two presentations this winter for participants to learn more about a paddling trip and bicycling tour.
Blayne and Judy Keeney, of DeWitt, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, Jan. 22, from 2-5 p.m., at the DeWitt Community Center, located at 512 10th St., DeWitt.
Winter is here and it is time to bundle up and stay warm. We know what we do in the winter to stay cozy but what do animals do to survive the winter?
In conjunction with its annual Eddy Awards, River Action is offering Eddy Scholarships to students with a commitment to environmental interests. These scholarships are funded by a grant from the Joyce and Tony Singh Family Foundation.
• CEDAR RAPIDS – Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean’s List for the summer 2021 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college. Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction include:
Luke Theis and Faith Till were married on June 12, 2021, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend, Wisconsin, with Father Carlos Londono and Deacon Mark Jansen officiating.
The DeWitt Noon Lions Club’s annual travelogue series resumes Tuesday, Jan. 11, at the Operahouse Theater in DeWitt. Shows are at 3 and 7 p.m.
WAVERLY – The Wartburg College chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma first-year honor society recently inducted 36 new members.Area students inducted include: Gavin Foust-Wollenberg of Bernard, Chloe Swanson of Maquoketa. Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest freshman honor society. A student must …
Maquoketa Care Center was recognized as a 2020 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. The 2020 award presentation and recognition ceremony, which was held in Washington, D.C., was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and res…
After a season and a half of travelogues interrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the DeWitt Noon Lions Club has lined up a stellar 2022 series for its 53rd season. Armchair travelers can journey to 11 destinations around the world during the travel season that begins Jan. 11 and continues ever…
It has been written in Mathew of the Bible that one of the gifts of the Magi to the Baby Jesus was myrrh. Myrrh was considered a rare treasure and therefore, an appropriate gift for the Babe.
Members of the Miles Consolidated School Class of 1952 met in October at the Pizza Ranch in Clinton for their 69th class reunion. Attending, front row from the left, are Bethel Tarr, Joan Daniels, Carol Christiansen, Myrna Miller and Dianne Snyder. In back row are Lester Moeller, Harlan Marx…
The Iowa General Federation of Woman’s Clubs, GFWC/Iowa, sponsors several music campships for interested 8th - 12th grade music students in Jackson County (must have graduated from 7th grade).
Court St. Raphael Catholic Daughters of the America’s in Maquoketa welcomed new member Mary Ann McLaughlin to their organization on Oct. 5. Shown are, first row from left, Viola Kilburg, Mary Clark, Mary Ann McLaughlin, Mary Hintz and Mary Ellen Kirk. In the second row are Janet Saunders, Ma…
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program Board held their quarterly meeting at the Krabbenhoft Public Library in Sabula. There is a lot of planning, fundraising and grant writing that goes with their roles on the board as almost 700 children birth to 5 years of age receive books each mon…
Court St. Raphael #1156 of Maquoketa celebrated member longevity. Regent Lorna Specht, right, presented 50-year membership pins to, from left, Beatrice Gavin and Janet Saunders.
David and Alice (Smith) Koob of Maquoketa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at Sacred Heart Church in Monticello, Dec. 11, 1971.
Karen Hansen, left, presents a king sized quilt to Jeni Joos, winner of the Year of the Woman quilt which was given away at the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting and Travelogue recently. The quilt, handmade by Karen, was to be given to a person who had attended any of the Year of the Wom…
Sister Charlotte “Char” (Ann Denise) Enright, OSF, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis, of Dubuque, Iowa, celebrated her Diamond Jubilee (60 years) on Sunday, Oct. 24, in Dubuque.
Fulton Community Church received a 2021 “Keep Iowa Beautiful” award of 6 gallons of Diamond Vogel exterior paint. The east and south sides of the church were power washed and painted by Kyle Reuter. The project not only enhanced the looks of the church but will help prevent decay and maintai…
Jackson County was the right place for brothers Abe and William Hurst to establish their new enterprise. The land was 90% wooded, had a large supply of dolomite limestone, and access to the Maquoketa and Mississippi Rivers. Perfect for “burning rock” into lime powder.
Randy and Linda Duhme of rural Maquoketa will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Nov. 14, 2021. In honor of the occasion, a private family gathering will be held.
The Delmar Class of 1946 recently met for its 75th class reunion. The two graduates, Carl Machande and Ingwer Carstensen, reminisced about their high school days and the nine classmates who are no longer living. The class originally had two females and nine males.
Squash is a many splendored food. Unlike other vegetables, it’s available almost year round. There are two varieties: summer squash and winter squash. Squash comes in a rainbow of colors, from earth tones to deep green to pale blue. There are over 1000 different varieties of squash, world wide.
PELLA – Payton Kizer of Zwingle is one of three Central College students who will perform in the upcoming College-Community Orchestra concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, in Douwstra Auditorium on Hoekstra Family Stage.