Halle Rae Veach, daughter of Eric and Kelsey Veach of Zwingle, will celebrate her first birthday on April 1.
For many Iowans on Medicare and their caretakers, Medicare plans can be confusing. Choosing the wrong plan can lead to your provider no longer being in-network, your prescriptions costing hundreds of dollars more or travel plans ruined due to out-of-state network gaps in your medical coverage.
Jackson County Regional Health Center, Maquoketa will host a community blood drive from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31 at 700 W. Grove St., inside large conference room - lower level
Jodi and Luke Johnson of Dixon, Illinois, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kate Johnson of Bloomington, to Joe Roth of Bloomington, the son of Joan and Tom Roth of Dixon, Illinois.
Saint Patrick was called “Apostle of Ireland.” His birthplace is uncertain but probably was in Southwestern Britain. At 16 years of age, he was carried off by Irish marauders and passed his captivity years as a herdsman near Mountain Slemish in County Antrim. The young herdsman saw visions i…
The DeWitt Noon Lions Club’s 2020 travelogue series continues Tuesday, March 17, featuring “Sicily’s Ancient Landscapes and Timeless Traditions” by Doug and Mary Melvold of Maquoketa.
New Zealand and Australia Armchair Adventures on Sunday, March 29, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Hurstville Interpretive Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Winter salt, in large quantities, can be bad for plant health. Now that the ice and snow have almost melted, damage to plants in the line of fire for salt can be determined. It’s actually difficult to determine if the symptoms, such as tip burn, delayed flowering and poor shoot growth, are a…
The Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the Grace Tubbs Memorial Summit Award to be given to an individual who has exhibited a high level of commitment to the community as a volunteer.
Seeds are a satisfying and thrifty alternative to purchasing flower and vegetable transplants each spring. Starting seeds indoors gives the gardener control over crop timing as well as a greater selection of varieties including heirlooms. Heirlooms are not always available as transplants in …
The Maquoketa Garden Club enjoyed a soup / sandwich / dessert luncheon at their Feb. 18 meeting at Pearson Memorial Center.
The DeWitt Noon Lions Club’s 2020 travelogue series continues Tuesday, March 3 featuring “A Glimpse of Russia,” by Joel Hansen of Goose Lake.
Ralph and Eileen Robovsky of Maquoketa will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 28, 2020. A private family gathering will be held in honor of the occasion.
This nation has just finished celebrating our first president’s birthday. For those of you that don’t know, George Washington was a hard-working gardener and farmer as well as an outstanding military man. In many instances, he was ahead of his time when it came to agriculture.
Maquoketa’s Peace Pipe Players Community Theatre has announced that they are now accepting applications for their $500 performing arts scholarship to be awarded to a single student in our area who has been involved in theatre, speech, dance, or music.
The 2020 Robert D. Blue Scholarship period is now open at rdblue.org as an outlet for students to fund their higher education goals.
The Group physicians and team recently presented No Foot Too Small (NFTS) with a $50,000 check to be used for the new Birthing plus Bereavement Suite at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport.
Andrew and Marie Bormann of Goose Lake will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 27, 2020. A family get-together was held to celebrate this anniversary and their 85th birthdays.
Besides reviewing and studying the newly arrived seed catalogs, there are other things that can be done while we look out the window at that white stuff.
LaVera “Bunny” Luskey of DeWitt, and formerly of Charlotte, will celebrate her 90th birthday from 1–3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at CC’s Supper Club, located at Springbrook Golf Course, DeWitt. Friends and family are invited to help Bunny celebrate this exciting day. Gifts are not necessary.