About Us

The Maquoketa Sentinel-Press is a weekly print publication based in Maquoketa, Iowa, that has served the information needs of Jackson County since the newspaper’s founding in 1854. With a newly relaunched website and a robust Facebook following, The Sentinel-Press offers local news and features reporting on issues affecting the areas of Andrew, Baldwin, Bellevue, Bernard, Charlotte, Elwood, Delmar, Goose Lake, Green Island, LaMotte, Lost Nation, Maquoketa, Miles, Monmouth, Oxford Junction, Preston, Spragueville, Springbrook, Welton, Wyoming and Zwingle.

In addition to the newspaper, The Sentinel-Press produces several niche and special publications that target specific audiences throughout eastern Iowa, including The Eastern Iowa Farmer, Country Life, Summer Fun, and Bliss, a bridal guide.

The Sentinel-Press has been owned since 2014 by Sycamore Media, an eastern Iowa media company that also owns the Bellevue Herald Leader and DeWitt Observer.

Maquoketa, IA

Right Now
64°
Mostly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 32%
  • Feels Like: 64°
  • Heat Index: 64°
  • Wind: 9 mph
  • Wind Chill: 64°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 05:42:35 AM
  • Sunset: 08:16:13 PM
  • Dew Point: 34°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Rain showers early becoming a steady light rain overnight. Low near 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Tonight

Rain showers early becoming a steady light rain overnight. Low near 50F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Tomorrow

A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 62F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
8 PM
63°
42%
8 PM
63°

Wind: SSE @ 9mph

Precip: 42% Chance

Humidity: 34%

Wind Chill: 62°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

9 PM
60°
52%
9 PM
60°

Wind: SSE @ 8mph

Precip: 52% Chance

Humidity: 38%

Wind Chill: 59°

Heat Index: 60°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

10 PM
59°
13%
10 PM
59°

Wind: SSE @ 8mph

Precip: 13% Chance

Humidity: 42%

Wind Chill: 58°

Heat Index: 59°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
57°
20%
11 PM
57°

Wind: SSE @ 7mph

Precip: 20% Chance

Humidity: 47%

Wind Chill: 55°

Heat Index: 57°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
56°
33%
12 AM
56°

Wind: SSE @ 7mph

Precip: 33% Chance

Humidity: 50%

Wind Chill: 55°

Heat Index: 56°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

1 AM
55°
33%
1 AM
55°

Wind: SE @ 7mph

Precip: 33% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 53°

Heat Index: 55°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
54°
36%
2 AM
54°

Wind: SE @ 7mph

Precip: 36% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 52°

Heat Index: 54°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

3 AM
54°
47%
3 AM
54°

Wind: SSE @ 9mph

Precip: 47% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: 51°

Heat Index: 54°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

4 AM
53°
67%
4 AM
53°

Wind: SSE @ 10mph

Precip: 67% Chance

Humidity: 67%

Wind Chill: 50°

Heat Index: 53°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

5 AM
53°
71%
5 AM
53°

Wind: SSE @ 10mph

Precip: 71% Chance

Humidity: 74%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 53°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 3 mi

6 AM
51°
70%
6 AM
51°

Wind: SSE @ 9mph

Precip: 70% Chance

Humidity: 87%

Wind Chill: 48°

Heat Index: 51°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 6 mi

7 AM
52°
74%
7 AM
52°

Wind: SSE @ 10mph

Precip: 74% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 49°

Heat Index: 52°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 3 mi

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