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New rodeo stars will be born during the wild and crazy Dairyland Donkey Basketball Show at Andrew School Gymnasium in Andrew on Friday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. It’s basketball played on real, live donkeys and it will be wilder than a rodeo and funnier than a circus. All the players are local peopl…

Bradon Gibbons completed Marine boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California. Graduation ceremonies were held at MCRD on Dec. 7, 2018.

Midland High School inducted six new members into the National Honor Society during a ceremony Nov. 6. New members and last year’s honorees are, from left, Hannah Chase, Shianne Rockwell, Payton Lasack, Delanie Uppena, Kristina Agnitsch, Taylor Bahnsen, Ethan Orr, Griffin Gravel, Alex Smith,…

The Maquoketa Area Family YMCA’s Dance Academy is now taking registrations for youth in grades pre-school through eigth grade.  Combo classes in tap and ballet are offered to youth beginning at age 3 (must be enrolled in pre-school) 

Helen Zeimet of Springbrook, Iowa, recently held a Christmas Craft and Bake sale in her home for the benefit of the East Central Iowa Autism Chapter. With the help of family she raised more the $1,680.