The Maquoketa Lions Club and the Maquoketa Optimist Club went together to purchase a pair of shoes and a package of socks for each child in the Headstart program. Pictured, from the left, Ray Leblanc from the Maquoketa Lions Club, Headstart kids, and Kate Krabbenhoft from the Maquoketa Optim…

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• Clinton – At MercyOne, building and retaining a strong, professional health care workforce in the Clinton area is a top priority. To help achieve this goal, MercyOne Clinton Foundation annually offers scholarships for area students who are pursuing a health-related field.

Learn about Jackson County’s prairie heritage. On Thursday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. virtually join Jackson County Conservation Naturalist Tony Vorwald as we discuss tall grass prairies in Jackson County Iowa. 

Owls live all around us, but as nocturnal animals, they aren’t often seen. Join Naturalist Jeny Meyer Friday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Maquoketa Caves State Park, Lower Shelter, to participate in the evening outing.

The Jackson County Regional Health Center Auxiliary Melba Kunde Scholarship Committee is offering scholarship to students in the Jackson County Regional Health Center service area, who are pursuing health-related professions career, and are second, third or fourth year students, having succe…

The Jackson County Regional Health Center Auxiliary Scholarship Committee is offering scholarship to graduating high school students in the Jackson County Regional Health Center service area, who are pursuing health-related professions career.

Once again the Coronado Car Club is pleased to announce the offering of a $1,000 scholarship available to a graduating senior from one of the following area schools:  Maquoketa High School, Easton Valley, Bellevue Community, Bellevue Marquette, Calamus-Wheatland, DeWitt Central, Midland, and…

The Molony Foundation is now accepting applications from individuals to advance their post-high school career at a recognized two-year or four-year college or university. Scholarships awarded will be used for tuition or tuition related expenses and be sent directly to the institution the stu…

Owls live all around us, but as nocturnal animals, they aren’t often seen. Join Naturalist Jeny Meyer Friday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Maquoketa Caves State Park, Lower Shelter, to participate in the evening outing.

I have been enjoying a bevy of birds at my bird feeders this winter. They seem to have. really flocked since the 12” snowfall we were blessed with recently. With 12” of snow covering most everything, birds as well as other wildlife are really searching for nourishment.  As bird lovers, we ca…

• Thirty-three Morningside College students graduated with bachelor’s degrees and 78 students earned graduate degrees in December 2020.

Karrie Fischer and Joseph Heister exchanged wedding vows Aug. 8, 2020, at Assumption Church in Zwingle. Gary Kilburg, uncle of the groom, officiated at the ceremony.

Andre Bunyon of Maquoketa lays in the man cave he carved out of the more than 11 inches of snow that fell on Maquoketa Dec. 29-30. He is the son of Roger and Denise Bunyon.

Maquoketa Care Center earned the 2020 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA)/National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), the leading association for long-term and post-acute care.

• AMES - This fall, 2,001 students earned degrees from Iowa State University. The graduates were recognized in a virtual ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.