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Thursday, June 07, 2018
ATTENTION:  FRAUDULENT BILLS FOUND IN THE MAQUOKETA AREA!It has been brought to our attention from one of the local banks that there are fraudulent bills found in Dubuque and in the Maquoketa area.  The ones that came through had the same serial number. Please be diligent in checking your bills to be sure they are real (check with the pen, strips that run through the inside of the bill, etc.).  ...read more
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Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Local/Area Talent Wanted for Bill Riley's Iowa State Fair Talent Show Saturday, July 28th 5:00 pm Jackson County Fair, Maquoketa, IA Vocal, Dance, Instrumental, Etc. Entry forms are also available at the fair office or by calling 563-652-4282.  Registration can be done over the phone. REGISTRATION DEADLINE BY JULY 15, 2018. 2 Divisions:  Sprouts: 2-12 years and Seniors:  13-21 years Open ...read more
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Wednesday, May 30, 2018
It is the intention of the City of Maquoketa and Maquoketa Area Chamber of Commerce to hold fireworks on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.  The City of Maquoketa has donated $5,000 to the fireworks.   We had hoped to get matching funds again this year but those funds are no longer available, so we are asking anyone interested in donating to the 2018 Fireworks Program to ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Maquoketa Community Cupboard Feed The Need Capital and Endowment CampaignOnly once in most of our lives are we given the opportunity to significantly impact a cause that we deeply care about.  We trust that you share their commitment to feeding the hungry in our community.  For that is the single mission of the Maquoketa Community Cupboard.  Many have given food and financial donations to the ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Maquoketa Community Survey The City of Maquoketa is conducting a community survey to help gather information for the Maquoketa Comprehensive Plan. Thank you in advance for participating in the City of Maquoketa’s community survey. Your input will help provide direction for the Maquoketa Comprehensive Plan. All answers are confidential and cannot be traced back to you. Please complete this form ...read more
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
It was announced that the Zinnia will be the Jackson County Fair Flower this year.  We would like to encourage the community to plant Zinnias throughout the city to show support for the fair. We encourage you to purchase your Zinnias locally at Fareways, Gasser's True Value, RonAnn's Garden Center, Theisen's or Walmart.
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
The Jackson County Fair's 21st Annual Quilt Block Contest*Packets of material with 5 different fabrics will be available to pick-up from May 7th thru May 31stat Maquoketa State Bank or the Jackson County Fair Office.*Finished Quilt Blocks must be returned by June 25th.*The Quilt Blocks must be 12 1/2" square when finished and ready to set into a quilt. *Contestants may use - Established patterns ...read more
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Maquoketa Farmers Market Every Tuesday starting on May 15th and goes through October 16th 4:00 - 6:30 pm Ohnward Fine Arts Center's Parking LotIf you are interested in being a vendor, click on the link below... https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/3007/File/MaquoketaFarmersMarket2018VendorAppRR.pdf
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