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The Maquoketa Sentinel-Press is a twice-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
50°
Sunny
  • Humidity: 21%
  • Feels Like: 47°
  • Heat Index: 50°
  • Wind: 8 mph
  • Wind Chill: 47°
  • UV Index: 0 Low
  • Sunrise: 06:56:10 AM
  • Sunset: 07:21:19 PM
  • Dew Point: 12°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Clear this evening then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 33F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

Tonight

Clear this evening then becoming cloudy after midnight. Low 33F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow

Wind increasing. A few clouds from time to time. High 62F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
6 PM
48°
0%
6 PM
48°

Wind: S @ 8mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 25%

Wind Chill: 45°

Heat Index: 48°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
44°
0%
7 PM
44°

Wind: S @ 6mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 34%

Wind Chill: 41°

Heat Index: 44°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
41°
0%
8 PM
41°

Wind: S @ 6mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 39%

Wind Chill: 37°

Heat Index: 41°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
37°
0%
9 PM
37°

Wind: S @ 6mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 55%

Wind Chill: 32°

Heat Index: 37°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
35°
0%
10 PM
35°

Wind: SSE @ 6mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 30°

Heat Index: 35°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 PM
34°
0%
11 PM
34°

Wind: SSE @ 7mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 29°

Heat Index: 34°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

12 AM
34°
0%
12 AM
34°

Wind: SSE @ 8mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 62%

Wind Chill: 28°

Heat Index: 34°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

1 AM
35°
0%
1 AM
35°

Wind: S @ 8mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 28°

Heat Index: 35°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

2 AM
35°
0%
2 AM
35°

Wind: S @ 9mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 29°

Heat Index: 35°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

3 AM
35°
0%
3 AM
35°

Wind: S @ 9mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 61%

Wind Chill: 28°

Heat Index: 35°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

4 AM
36°
0%
4 AM
36°

Wind: S @ 9mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 29°

Heat Index: 36°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 AM
36°
0%
5 AM
36°

Wind: S @ 10mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 60%

Wind Chill: 28°

Heat Index: 36°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

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