Calum Matthew Duwa, son of Matthew Duwa and Christine Smith of Atkins, will celebrate his first birthday July 22.
Summer vacation is a good time for baking or cooking with your children. It isn’t always easy, but it is the memories in the kitchen that is really worth all of those sticky, chewy, messy and gooey treats that the kids enjoy making!
A chilly breeze didn’t keep 26 members of the Maquoketa Woman’s Club from enjoying a picnic at Fifth Ward Park catered by Tri-M Barbecue. Before the meeting was over, a car was filled to bursting with pillows, bedding and cash donations for Sleep in Heavenly Peace of Jackson County.
I’ve been working with my house plants lately. Some I’m tired of looking at so I set them outside on a protected bench. They are in need of nature’s rain water and more spring light. However, I’m not quite ready to plop them in the ground yet. I’ll wait a little longer for warmer weather and…
Pete and Rosie Feller of Preston, along with their children, invite you to help celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 11, 2021.
Have you enjoyed all the “lawn daisies” this spring? The life cycle of the dandelion is starting to wane. The plant is probably the most hated wildflower or the most loved. Some folks regard them as weeds and others savor them for health and culinary purposes.
Summer is here and so is some of the best song bird viewing of the season! Jackson County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where bird watchers, “birders,” will learn about warblers, sparrows, tanagers, grosbeaks, and buntings native to Iowa.
The 30th Annual Leadership Award Ceremony was recently held on the UW-Platteville Campus. Grace Trenkamp, daughter of Lavern and Jann Trenkamp of Preston, was one of five nominees and the winner of the University Women’s Council Student Woman of the Year Award.
The Iowa State Fair is seeking entries for the 2021 Way We Live Award. The award recognizes outstanding farm families and will reward six Iowa families who exemplify hard working farm values and a love for the occupation of farming.
The Coronado Car Club of Maquoketa is pleased to announce the recipient of its 7th annual scholarship award. Austin Barnes will receive a $1,000 award to continue his education at Kirkwood Community College, and will be pursuing the field of Automotive Technology.
WEST DES MOINES - The Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) Foundation is offering 75 scholarships, totaling $167,500 to help individuals interested in pursuing or advancing their career in long-term care. Scholarship opportunities are available for current long-term care employees, veterans a…