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Auditor of State Mary Mosiman released details of an agreed-upon procedures report on the city of LaMotte for the period Jan 1, 2017, through Dec. 31, 2017. 

Editor’s note: Fifth-grader Mia Reicks was asked by Sentinel-Press Creative Director Brooke Taylor to write a guest column after reading her submission in our Red Ribbon Week special section. In her submission, Mia wrote that she wanted to be a journalist when she grew up. 

As we exit the lemonade season and approach the upcoming fall, I’m sure ticks are the farthest thing from your mind. But it shouldn’t be—the season lasts from May to November and Lyme disease, from tick bites, is on the rise. 

Jackson County supervisors continued to mull jail options at their meeting Oct. 16. 

Note: 2018 marks the 150th birthday of Robert A. Millikan, the first American-born scientist to win the Nobel Prize for physics. He graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1885 and throughout his life credited his success to his early upbringing in Maquoketa.

Note: 2018 marks the 150th birthday of Robert A. Millikan, the first American-born scientist to win the Nobel Prize for physics. He graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1885 and throughout his life credited his success to his early upbringing in Maquoketa.

The Jackson County supervisors canvassed two school bond referendum elections and discussed results with county auditor Brian Moore and deputy auditor Alisa Smith Sept. 18.