Friday, October 31, 2014

FRIDAY DAILY REPORT

SUNNY AND COLD TODAY, HIGH OF 42.   WINDY TOO.
TONIGHT, DOWN TO 22.
TOMORROW, SUNNY AND 44.
SUNDAY, SUNNY AND 49.
BACK INTO THE 50'S NEXT WEEK.

AN UNUSUAL ACCIDENT.    A LAMOTTE MAN HIT ONE OF THREE HORSES ON THE ROAD EARLY THIS MORNING....ON THE BELLEVUE-CASCADE ROAD.
THE HORSE RECEIVED INJURIES TO A SHOULDER.

THE FRIENDS OF THE MAQUOKETA CAVES STATE PARK HELD THEIR LAST MEETING THIS WEEK UNTIL FEBRUARY.    THEY MEET EVERY 4TH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY THROUGH OCTOBER.   THEIR BIG PANCAKE BREAKFAST WILL BE APRIL 24TH....PUT IT ON YOUR 2015 CALENDAR.   AND THEIR  APPRECIATION SUPPER WILL BE ON OCTOBER 1ST.   
WANT TO JOIN?  EMAIL SANDY GERLACH AT gerlach83@bernardtel.com

A COMMITTEE OF MAQUOKETA RESIDENTS MET THIS WEEK AND NOW WANT TO HAVE A RENTAL ORDINACE DEVELOPED FOR THE CITY.     THE CITY MANAGER WAS ASKED TO CHECK INTO OTHER CITY ORDINANCES AND GET SOME IDEAS FOR THE LOCAL ONE.

THE JACKSON COUNTY ECONOMIC ALLIANCE NEW WEB SITE ADDRESS
IS www.thejcea.org   DAVE HEIAR IS DIRECTOR OF THE JCEA WITH AN OFFICE
IN THE SMILES ON MAIN BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA.

LONGTIME MAQUOKETA HAIR DRESSER SUE (KONRARDY) VANBUER
CLOSED HER OFFICE TODAY.    SHE TOLD KMAQ NEWS SHE TRIED TO SELL
HER SHOP ON SOUTH VERMONT, BUT WAS  UNSUCCESSFUL.       SHE
SAID  AFTER 33 YEARS, IT WAS TIME TO FIND A JOB WHICH ALLOWED MORE
FAMILY TIME AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.     SHE WILL START AS BRANCH
OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR AT EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS IN DUBUQUE,
IN NOVEMBER.

THERE WILL BE A "LIVE BIRDS OF PREY" PROGRAM AT 1 TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THE HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE CENTER.   A SCOTT COUNTY CONSERVATION NATURALIST WILL BE VISITING WITH A SCREECH OWL.
ITS A FREE PROGRAM.

TOMORROW IS NOVEMBER 1ST.  
TIME TO START SHOPPING, LOCALLY, FOR CHRISTMAS.
TIPTON IS THE FIRST AREA CITY TO HAVE A PRE-CHRISTMAS EVENT THIS WEEKEND.
SOME PEOPLE LIKE TO WRAP-UP THEIR SHOPPING BEFORE THANKSGIVING SO THEY CAN REALLY ENJOY THANKSGIVING, AND THE DAYS BEFORE-CHRISTMAS,  DOING OTHER HOLIDAY THINGS AND ATTENDING HOLIDAY EVENTS!

HO HO HO!

HAVE A NICE .. LITTLE COOL .. WEEKEND!

DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kmaq.com



MAQUOKETA STATE BANK COSTUME CONTEST

BOOKKEEPING DEPARTMENT -  4th PLACE

LOAN DEPARTMENT   -  1st PLACE


FINANCIAL ADVISORS SECTION


MAIN BANK TELLERS  -   3rd PLACE


CUSTOMER SERVICE   -   2nd PLACE

WEST SIDE OFFICE TELLERS

DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kmaq.com
PHOTOS CONTRIBUTED

Thursday, October 30, 2014

WINDY AND COLD....58 TODAY.
DOWN TO 29 TONIGHT.
IN THE 40'S TOMORROW.
AND 22 TOMORROW NIGHT.
NO SNOW IN FORECAST YET.
IT WILL BE COLD FOR TRICK AND TREATING TOMORROW NIGHT IN
MAQUOKETA FROM 5:30 UNTIL 7:30.     MANY WILL AGAIN JUST GO TRICK OR TREATING LATE TOMORROW AFTERNOON AT THE YMCA PARKING LOT, WHERE  THE Y, SERVICE CLUBS AND OTHERS WILL HAVE THEIR TRUNKS
FILLED WITH GOODIES FOR THE GOBLINS.

BELLEVUE LOST THEIR PLAYOFF GAME AT DIKE LAST NIGHT, 42 TO 7.
NORTH CEDAR WON THEIR GAME BY ABOUT THE SAME SCORE AT
STANWOOD AND WILL HAVE THEIR NEXT GAME MONDAY NIGHT.
KMAQ'S MATT CLARK BROADCAST LAST NIGHT'S BELLEVUE GAME AND WILL BROADCAST THE NORTH CEDAR GAME MONDAY NIGHT ON KMAQ AND OUR WEB SITE HOME PAGE.....AT WWW.KMAQ.COM....STARTING AT 6:40 P.M.

THE TILL'S FLOOR COVERING BUILDING (DAMAGED EXTENSIVELY BY FIRE THIS FALL)  IS GOING TO BE A LITTLE BIGGER AND HIGHER AS YOU CAN SEE.
IT WAS FOR MANY YEARS THE T N' T ICE CREAM  STORE.


HOUSE BELOW ON WEST PLATT STREET

THREE FIRE DEPARTMENTS WERE CALLED OUT YESTERDAY TO FIELD FIRES.
MAQUOKETA WAS CALLED AT 3 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON BY MARTY
HUDRLIK TO A FIRE IN A DITCH AT 81ST STREET AND  HIGHWAY 62, RURAL
MAQUOKETA.   FIREMEN WERE AT THE SCENE FOR 30 MINUTES.

RAYMOND LENDT, 89, FORMERLY OF LOWDEN AND TIPTON, DIED
MONDAY AT A HOME IN WEST LIBERTY.    HE WAS A FARMER MOST OF HIS
LIFE.  HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE HELEN, 1 SON AND 1 DAUGHTER, WENDY McDEVITT IN MAQUOKETA.    THE FUNERAL WILL BE SATURDAY MORNING
AT THE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BENNETT.   FRY FUNERAL HOME IN TIPTON
IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.



DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kmaq.com