How do you best interact with people who suffer from dementia? Sally Davies, community relations director at Clover Ridge Place in Maquoketa, answered that question and more for members of the Maquoketa Woman’s Club on Oct. 9.
Fulton Community Church will hold services on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Charlie Tharp will conduct the service. Matt Walker is the organist. There will be no luncheon following the service.
Apple season is here and that means only one thing — life is about to get crunchier, juicier and sweeter! Apples and autumn are as destined a match as cider and cinnamon!
On Thursday, Oct. 15, home school families with students in kindergarten to 3rd grade are invited to the Hurstville Interpretive Center for an introduction to bird watching aka. “Birding.”
Do you enjoy looking at birds? Do you sometimes wonder what they are doing, where they live or how to tell them apart? If so, this program is for you!
The Maquoketa Sentinel-Press is seeking 2020 newlyweds to share their favorite fun, candid wedding photos. The photos will be used in various ways, such as the upcoming Bliss issue in January 2021, editorial collages and future marketing.
Leopold benches are a great addition to any yard or garden. A workshop is being held on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24, at the Hurstville Interpretive Center for participants to build their own Leopold bench.
Fall is a great time to explore the prairie and it is also the time for seeds. Fall is when many prairie plants are ready to start dropping their seeds. Join a Jackson County Conservation Naturalist at the Hurstville Interpretive Center and explore the Hurstville Prairie on Oct. 2, as we lea…
• Anders Frieberg of Bellevue is one of more than 40 current students at the University of Iowa who are helping to shape the future of the UI by serving on one of 18 charter committees that advise institutional leadership on topics ranging from diversity and teaching to research and intercol…
Ray Bahr and Avelda Hankemeier were married on Sept. 20, 1948, at the Salem Lutheran Church in Andrew. They will quietly observe their 72nd anniversary Sept. 20, 2020.
Have you ever wanted to become a bird watcher but do not know where to start? Well here is your chance! On Sept. 17, Jackson County Conservation is hosting a Building Better Birders Workshop where beginning bird watchers, “birders,” will learn about the bird species of Iowa and have a chance…
Winter squash can be enjoyed for months when the fruit are properly harvested, cured and stored. Horticulture experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide answers to frequent questions on all aspects of horticulture, including questions on winter crops.
UnityPoint Health® – Trinity is pleased to announce the opening of all Friends of Trinity, Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences, and Trinity Health Foundation scholarship applications.
Onions are a staple in the kitchen. If properly harvested, cured and stored, homegrown onions can be enjoyed through much of fall and winter. For more information on onions or to ask other gardening questions, contact Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture experts at hortl…
Zachary Schroeder, son of Steve and Carol Schroeder of Bellevue, graduated from University of Iowa College of Law with distinction this spring.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced the winners of the 2020 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest. Artwork from 12 Iowa kids (under the age of 18) is featured in this year’s Choose Iowa calendar.
The Jackson County Master Gardeners will hold a fall plant sale from 4-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the Maquoketa Farmers Market. Perennials and house plants will be for sale.
The upcoming wedding of Melissa Reuter and Anthony Kilburg originally set for May 2, will now take place Aug. 29 at 1:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
The Maquoketa Optimist Club donated school supplies to Operation New View in Maquoketa for kids to have a good start to school this year. Donated items included scissors, crayons, and gift cards. Students can pick out what they need for school with the gift cards. Pictured is Isabel Krabbenh…
Preparing to enroll in college often comes with a lot of questions, and in today’s world there are added concerns. That’s why Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is excited to offer a free online class to help students get a kickstart to college and prepare for their college journey.