Monday, June 29, 2015

MONDAY DAILY REPORT

DENSE FOG THIS MORNING...
THEN PT. SUNNY AND HOT TODAY.
PRETTY GOOD FORECAST FOR THE WEEK.

NO LOCAL NEWS TODAY...
BUT REMINDERS.......

TUESDAY IS  YOUR LAST DAY YOU CAN BUY A TICKET HERE AT KMAQ

THE LUNCH ON THE DAIRY FARM SUNDAY WAS A HUGE SUCCESS WITH OVER 800 ATTENDING.   THE LINE ABOVE WAS ONE OF 4 ON DIFFERENT ROADS, BUT THEY DID HAVE TWO OR THREE WAGONS TO GIVE PEOPLE A LIFT TO THE FARM WHERE THE FREE LUNCH WAS BEING SERVED AND WHERE PEOPLE COULD LOOK OVER THE MOORE DAIRY FARM AND LEARN ABOUT THE DAIRY BUSINESS.   THIS EVENT HELD EVERY JUNE TO HELP CELEBRATE JUNE DAIRY MONTH AND IS SPONSORED BY THE CLINTON-JACKSON DAIRY ASSOCIATION.  
THE ABOVE AD FROM MY 1945 
MAQUOKETA NEWSPAPER.
THE AUCTION BARN OFF PERSHING ROAD AT THE NORTH EDGE OF MAQUOKETA HAS BEEN
PAINTED.   LOOKS GOOD.   WONDER WHAT  THE
PLANS FOR IT ARE?   I WILL LET YOU KNOW IF I HEAR ANYTHING.


BECAUSE JULY 4TH FALLS ON A SATURDAY THIS YEAR...FRIDAY JULY 3RD, WILL BE A HOLIDAY FOR THE CITY OF MAQUOKETA AND CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED.

THE CLINTON COUNTY AREA SOLID WASTE AGENCY ANNOUNCED LAST WEEK THAT THE AGENCY WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY AND ON FRIDAY, JULY 3RD, WILL RUN A SATURDAY SCHEDULE AND WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:30 A.M. UNTIL 12 NOON.

THERE MAY BE OTHER BUSINESS PLACES AND PUBLIC PLACES THAT WILL BE CLOSED THIS FRIDAY.    IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD TO THIS LIST, JUST EMAIL ME AT kmaq@kmaq.com.

NEXT YEAR IS "LEAP YEAR" AND JULY 4TH WILL BE ON A MONDAY.

HAVE A GOOD WEEK.

DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kmaq.com



MAQUOKETA MOTOR MADNESS

MAQUOKETA MOTOR MADNESS WAS THIS PAST WEEKEND.    SATURDAY,
BEAUTIFUL WEATHER AND A GREAT CROWD.    SUNDAY, BAD FORECAST,
OVERCAST SKIES AND SLOW DAY.   IF YOU DID NOT ATTEND, HERE ARE
SOME OF THE VEHICLES OF THE PAST, AMONG AROUND 50 IN THE PEARSON
MEMORIAL CENTER....






Friday, June 26, 2015

FRIDAY DAILY REPORT

COOL, CLOUDY AND A FEW SPRINKLES TODAY,  IN LOW 70'S.
SUNNY AND WARMER TOMORROW.

NOTHING NEW ON EXPLOSION TODAY.    VICTIM FUNERAL SERVICES ARE PENDING AT CARSON CELEBRATION OF LIFE IN MAQUOKETA.

THE MAQUOKETA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT IS HAVING A BLOOD
DRIVE AT THE FIRE STATION FROM 6:30 TO 10:30 TOMORROW MORNING.
WE HAVE A LOT OF BLOOD DRIVES IN THE KMAQ, BUT NEVER TOO
MANY.

BEAU BOWMAN HAS JOINED THE DEWITT OBSERVER STAFF.   THE 2015 MCHS GRADUATE (SON OF SEN. TOD AND RENEE') WILL BE THEIR SUMMER
INTERN AND WILL ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA THIS FALL.

2013 MCHS GRAD TY THEDE (SON OF TROY AND RAEANN OF MAQUOKETA)
HAS BEEN ACCEPTED TO THE U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY IN COLORADO SPRINGS.   HE LEAVES THE AIR FORCE TO BECOME A STUDENT.  
THOUSANDS APPLY AND HE WAS ONE OF 1,190 TO MAKE IT.   HE PLANS TO BECOME A PILOT.    HE'S A VERY GOOD GOLFER TOO.    WHO KNOWS, HE
MAY MAKE THE COLLEGE TEAM.

BASEBALL LAST NIGHT, MARION DEFEATED MAQUOKETA 2 TO 1 AND 5 TO 0.
SOFTBALL LAST NIGHT, MT. VERNON DEFEATED MAQUOKETA 2 TO 1 AND 16 TO 13.

LIKE TO GO INTO BUSINESS IN MAQUOKETA?   THE DECKER HOTEL IS
FOR SALE AT A VERY REASONABLE PRICE.    EMAIL ME AND I COULD
GET YOU SOME INFORMATION.    THE DECKER IS KMAQ'S NEIGHBOR
ACROSS THE STREET.   

MOTOR MADNESS TOMORROW AND SUNDAY IN MAQUOKETA, AT THE
FAIRGROUNDS.   CARS STARTED ARRIVING TODAY.
LUNCH ON THE DAIRY FARM SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOORE FARM
NORTH OF MAQUOKETA.

HAVE A NICE WEEKEND.

DENNIS VOY
kmaq@kmaq.com