Remington Richard Lee Leslein
Classmates from Andrew High School, sixty years after graduating in 1961, came together recently at Kalmes Restaurant, Saint Donatus, for a catered dinner. Classmates returning for the gathering included, seated left to right: Sandra Milder Ritmer, Verla Borman Beck, Margie Livamaa Knebel, C…
Archery, fishing, kayaking, and shooting sports will be happening at the annual Youth Outdoor Skills Day in Jackson County! Jackson County Conservation will be hosting the fun-filled event on Sunday, Oct. 17, at the Hurstville Fishing Pond from 1-4 p.m.
Sometimes doing is better than seeing and there is a lot of doing that needs to be done. On Oct. 20 at 10 a.m., join Jackson County Conservation as we help out some of our rarest and most impaired habitats, the remnant prairie. Invasive and woody species threaten this rare ecosystem and the …
The Baldwin Woman’s Club had their first meeting of the club year on Monday, Sept. 13. At the meeting, President Nancy Tabor recognized three members for their years of service, dedication to the club and community: Karen Beedle, 20 years; Judie Kleis, 25 years; and Mary Jo Fuller, 20 years.
Michael and Kayla Lunn of West Des Moines are the parents of a daughter, Laikin Jane, born at 2:51 p.m. Sept. 2, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.
DES MOINES — Connor Becker of Maquoketa was awarded the $2,000 IFAA Don Greiman Excellence in Beef Participation Scholarship by the Iowa Foundation for Agricultural Advancement (IFAA) during the Iowa State Fair Sale of Champions on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.
People of all ages and geocaching skill levels are welcome to join us for an afternoon of hiking and exploring while trying to find the geocaches at the park.
Genesis VNA/Jackson County Community Health at the Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa, announced the 2021 dates of the child immunization clinics.
Now that fall is on its way, gardens are producing less. The vegetables still need tending to and what better way than to can them. That’s what Samantha “Sam” Ahrens is doing these days.
Catholic Daughters Court St. Raphael #1156 of Maquoketa will initiate a new members class during Mass at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at Sacred Heart Church, Maquoketa.
The Delwood Class of 1970 celebrated their 50th class reunion one year late due to COVID-19. On Aug. 20, 2021, graduates met at Cedar Ridge Winery in Swisher to celebrate. Front row, from left: Vicki Wing (Bartels), Mary Fey (Schneden), Linda Nudd (O’Brien), Marilyn Foster (Sellnau), Barb Ki…
Cabbage is as nutritionally rich as it is versatile. Cabbage has a surprising amount of vitamin C, so much so, it was used to ward off scurvy among German soldiers in World War I and II. It’s high in vitamin B2 which plays a key role in the metabolism of fats. In other words, cabbage is a fo…
The Ecumenical Jackson County School Supplies project collected school supply donations for the 2021-2022 school year. The Maquoketa Optimist Club purchased a bunch of school supplies to be donated to children in need of them for the school year. Optimists donated hundreds of pens in red, bl…
The Town and Country Quilters welcomed nine new members to the club at their monthly meeting on Aug. 2. By joining during the fair, they were able to get 17 months of membership for a reduced rate, plus each was entered into a drawing for one of three gift baskets loaded with quilting goodies.