News for Human Interest

Monday, October 15, 2018
Recycle Denim for a Cause Theisen's Home Farm & Auto stores is partnering with Cotton Incorporated and Blue Jeans Go Green, a denim recycling program. Through the program, customers can recycle any type of denim apparel no matter its condition at any of the Theisen's locations including Maquoketa.  In return, the customer will receive a coupon to purchase new denim.  The campaign runs throughout ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Maquoketa and the nation celebrate Public Power Week October 7 - 13.Maquoketa Municipal Electric Utility is sponsoring a nonperishable food drive Monday through Friday.  Bring in a food item(s) for the drive and get signed up for a $50 bill credit and other prizes. MMEU will also offer refreshments and other giveaways in Maquoketa City Hall Tuesday, October 9th from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
A Ticket A Tasket, Won't YOU Buy A Basket?F.O.L Board members were busy hand weaving baskets that library supporters then filled during September. NOW the filled baskets are available for SILENT AUCTION during the month of October. Hurry in, the bidding has already started! All proceeds will support the Library. 126 S. Second St. Maquoketa, IA  52060
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, October 05, 2018
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Coach Fleming's long awaited book on Maquoketa Basketball is now ready for Pre-Ordering. Coach Fleming has been inducted into 3 Hall of Fames: State of Iowa Basketball, MNU College and most recently Maquoketa High School. I promise you, this book is quite an excellent "read" and is now ready for Pre-Sale Ordering. The book is $75.00. Each book sold, will have a portion of proceeds set aside for a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Ohnward Fine Arts CenterMaquoketa, IAWE Did It!   Gary & Marilyn Drew sat in on a board meeting back on November 13, 2017.  They made a pledge that if the Ohnward Fine Arts Center could raise $20,000 on their own then they, the Drew’s, would write us a check for $50,000.   We at the Ohnward Fine Arts Center are happy to say, “We did it!”  The fine arts center had until August 31 to raise ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, September 21, 2018
The Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce's September Newsletter 2018 is now available on line...click on link belowhttps://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/3007/File/Chamber/ChamberSeptemberNewsletter2018forwebsite.pdf
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest