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The most cost effective and “neighborly” location to build a new jail and sheriff’s office is on vacant property north of Wal-Mart, according to the Jackson County Jail Advisory Committee.

Clinton Community College and RSVP will partner to offer ENCORE, a Senior Spring Tune Up, Wednesday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Clinton Community College Technology Center (former Graphic Arts Technology Center), 1951 Manufacturing Drive, Clinton.

The regular meeting of the Monmouth Co-Ed 4-H Club was held at the Maquoketa YMCA on March 3. 

This year, Andrew students will be celebrating the end of the school year with a fun Leadership Day packed full of planting. Our theme for the 2019 Leadership Day is “Growing Leaders at Andrew.”

Maquoketa High School is now a designated a Unified Champion School.

Developing a comprehensive, 20-year plan for Maquoketa’s future is taking longer than the Maquoketa City Council thought, and it’s going to cost the city up to an additional $5,000 to complete.

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Note: This article first appeared in The Daily Iowan. It is being reprinted with permission of the University of Iowa.

Editor’s note: Below is a compilation of highlights from last week’s Iowa Legislative Session. For more information on any bill presented in the Iowa House of Representatives or Senate, visit www.legis.iowa.gov.