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Jerome and Carol (Skoff) Reuter of rural Charlotte, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 1 with a card shower.

Jim and Denise (Dobson) Kruser will celebrate 10 years of marriage on May 29, 2020.  Jim Kruser and Denise Dobson were married on May 29, 2010 in Dubuque, Iowa.  Jim is a truck driver and Denise works at John Deere.  They have two children, Leah and James.

• Jordan Kortenkamp, of Maquoketa, was one of 97 graduating seniors from Iowa Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 across Iowa.


Henry Joos, son of Nick and Jeni Joos, quarantined/celebrated his first birthday on May 15.

A total of 425 high school seniors across the state of Iowa were recently named Iowa Governor’s Scholars. This year’s ceremony set for April 26 in Des Moines was canceled due to restrictions on mass gatherings due to COVID-19. Gov. Kim Reynolds shared remarks for the award recipients through…

Everett Brian Hagen, son of Macy and Brian Hagen of Ankeny, Iowa, celebrated his first birthday on Feb. 11, 2020.

Upper Iowa University, Fayette, is pleased to announce Luke Jacobsen of Bellevue graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology in December 2019.

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.

The Maquoketa Woman’s Club is offering a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior from Jackson County who plans to attend college in the fall of 2020. 

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…