Tuesday, May 03, 2016

TUESDAY DAILY REPORT

SUNNY AND 69 TODAY.
COOLER TOMORROW AND
THEN WARMER AGAIN FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK.
MIGHT EVEN SEE 80 FRIDAY.

GIRL'S GOLF YESTERDAY....AT MANCHESTER...6 TEAMS.
SOLON AND ANAMOSA TIED FOR 1ST.
DEWITT 5TH.
MAQUOKETA 6TH.
TAYLOR THEDE OF MAQUOKETA WAS MEDALIST FOR THE MEET
WITH A GOOD SCORE OF 43.

BOY'S WAMAC GOLF AT DYERSVILLE, WEST DELAWARE 1ST.
DEWITT 4TH.   MAQUOKETA 7TH.    CAM THEDE SHOW A 44.
THAT'S RIGHT,  HIS SISTER BEAT HIM YESTERDAY BY A STROKE.

BOY'S WAMAC TENNIS TOURNAMENT YESTERDAY...
WESTERN DUBUQUE 1ST.
MAQUOKETA 4TH.
SOUTH TAMA 5TH.

IOWA'S BEST BURGER WINNER IS THE CHUCKWAGON SERVED AT THE
CHUCKWAGON RESTAURANT AT ADAIR.   THE WINNER WAS ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY BY THE IOWA BEEF INDUSTRY COUNCIL.    IN THE TOP 10 WAS THE BURGER BY PERXACTLY BAR AND GRILL IN MAQUOKETA.    ADAIR
IS LOCATED WEST OF DES MOINES.    MAQUOKETA MCHS GRADS GARY AND
CHERYL (FOWLER) MEYER LIVE THERE.

THE MAQUOKETA 7TH AND 8TH GRADE BAND LAST SATURDAY DID WELL
IN ADVENTURELAND'S BAND FESTIVAL.   BAND WERE FROM ALL OVER
THE STATE.    THE CARDINALS GOT "BEST IN CLASS", GETTING A TROPHY FOR THE 3RD YEAR IN A ROW.


AT THE SUPERVISOR'S MEETING THIS MORNING, COUNTY TREASURER
NANCY ROLING ANNOUNCED THAT CAROL GERLACH LUCKE WILL
RETIRE JUNE 24TH AFTER WORKING 27 YEARS IN THE OFFICE.

STARTS FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE VOY THEATRE AND THE 61 DRIVE-IN THEATRE.    IT WILL BE THE #1 MOVIE ON THE WEEKEND NATIONWIDE.

NO  DAILY REPORT WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.

DENNIS VOY



Monday, May 02, 2016

MONDAY DAILY REPORT

IT WAS A WET WEEKEND IN MAQUOKETA...1.4 INCHES OF RAIN.
NICE TODAY, BUT COOL...ONLY59.
THE REST OF THE WEEK WILL BE WARMER AND LITTLE OR NO RAIN.

57% OF THE CORN CROP IN IOWA IS PLANTED, A DAY AHEAD OF LAST
YEAR ABND 8 DAYS AHEAD OF THE 5-YEAR AVERAGE.
7% OF THE SOYBEAN CROP IS IN, 5 DAYS AHEAD OF THE 5-YEAR
AVERAGE.

TOMORROW IS THE 3RD ANNUAL GREAT GIVE DAY IN JACKSON COUNTY.
GIVING WILL BE DONE OVER THE INTERNET, OR AT THE CHAMBER OFFICE, AND WILL GO ON FOR A 24-HOUR PERIOD....STARTING AT MIDNIGHT MAY 3RD.
RESIDENTS CAN GIVE AT WWW.GREATGIVEDAY.ORG...GIVE AS LITTLE AS $10
AND GIVE TO AS MANY OF THE 17 NON-PROFITS ON THE LIST AS THEY
WISH.    LAST YEAR, NEARLY $25,000 WAS RAISED FOR 16 NON-PROFITS.
THIS YEAR THERE ARE 17:
ANDREW SCHOOL DISTRICT...BELLEVUE ROTARY SCHOLARSHIP...BELLEVUE SCHOOLS EDUCATION FUND...DOLLY PARTY IMAGINATION LIBRARY...
EASTON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT...JACKSON COUNTY CONSERVATION...
FRIENDS OF BELLEVUE LIBRARY...GRANT WOOD MISSISSIPPI RIVER REGION...
JACKSON COUNTY 4-H...JACKSON COUNTY CAMPAIGN FOR GRADE LEVEL
READING...MAQUOKETA YMCA...MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE...MAQUOKETA SCHOOL DISTRICT EDUCATION FUND...,MARQUETTE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS
IN BELLEVUE...OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER IN MAQUOKETA....PRESTON
BETTERMENT FUND AND SACRED HEART SCHOOL IN MAQUOKETA.

MAQUOKETA NATIVE, BOBBIE EARLES (FOLKS ARE BOB AND JOANIE HEAD)...
A  FORMER TV NEWS ANCHOR AT WATERLOO AND ONE SUMMER, WHILE  IN HIGH SCHOOL, A SUMMER EMPLOYEE OF KMAQ.....CAPTURED FIRST PLACE
SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE DANCING WITH THE STARS, DUBUQUE STYLE AT FIVE FLAGS THEATRE.   SHE NOW IS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI AND COMMUNICATIONS AT LORAS COLLEGE.    SHE RAISED A RECORD $160,991
FOR THE LORAS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FUND.   HER DANCING PARTNER
WAS ADAM KIEFFER.     THERE WAS A FULL HOUSE FOR THE DANCING
PROGRAM THAT FEATURED BOBBIE AND 9 OTHER CELEBRITIES AND
THAT RAISED $336,907.    IT WAS THE 7TH ANNUAL EVENT.   BIG BIG
DOLLARS.     THAT SUMMER AT KMAQ, BOBBIE AND BOB MOLER, DID A
KMAQ SUMMER ROAD SHOW FROM VARIOUS COMMUNITIES IN THE KMAQ
AREA.     THEY SOLD ADVERTSING, WROTE THE SPOTS, AND DID THE
BROADCAST EACH DAY "LIVE AND DIRECT" FROM THE TOWN, INTERVIEWING
LOCAL LEADERS.   THEY DID A GREAT JOB AS I RECALL.

MAQUOKETA'S BUSIEST CORNER, MAIN AND PLATT, IS NO LONGER  BUSY.
IT IS CLOSED.     AS OF THIS MORNING.    INTENSE DIGGING ALREADY
TODAY.
13 POLLING PLACES OPEN AT 7 TOMORROW MORNING IN CLINTON
COUNTY.    THE ISSUE...$22-MILLION IN BONDS FOR A NEW COUNTY JAIL
IN CLINTON.

HAVE A GOOD WEEK.

THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS WILL BE WINNING 3 OUT OF 4 GAMES AGAINST
PHILADELHIA THIS WEEK AND NANCY AND I WILL WATCH TWO OF THE GAMES.

DENNIS VOY