Tuesday, April 24, 2018

TUESDAY (HOT 70 TEMP) DAILY


GOLFERS, HERE IS A DATE TO PUT ON YOUR CALENDA.   THE MAQUOKETA KIWANIS
CLUB WILL SPONSOR THEIR ANNUAL 5-PERSON BEST-SHOT TOURNAMENT ON
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23RD.   THE TEE-OFF WILL BE AT 1 P.M. AT THE MAQUOKETA
COUNTRY CLUB COURSE.    LUNCH AND DINNER WILL BE PROVIDED.   MORE
DETAILS COMING SOON OR EMAIL LEIGHTON HEPKER AT ..  kmaq@kmaq.com





THE #1 MOVIE IN THE COUNTRY,
SHOWING NOW THROUGH THURSDAY
MAY 3RD AT THE VOY THEATRE.



BUSINESS NEWS
BOB AND CAROL KILBURG HAVE BEEN IN THE MEAT BUSINESS IN PRESTON
SINCE 1967, BECOMING PARTNERS THEN WITH ALEX AND RUTH ANN BORMAN.   AFTER THE SUDDEN DEATH OF ALEX IN 2006,  BOB AND CAROL PURCHASED RUTH AND ALEX'S PART OF THE BUSINESS.   THIS MONTH,  BOB  AND CAROL ANNOUNCED THAT THEY HAVE SOLD THE PRESTON MEATS WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION PART OF THEIR BUSINESS TO AN ILLINOIS FIRM NEAR ST. LOUIS.     THE PRESTON MEATS AND  PRESTON GROCERY WILL CONTINUE TO BE OWNED AND OPERATED BY BOB AND CAROL.    THEY ASKED KMAQ NEWS TO THANK THEIR CUSTOMERS FOR THEIR
BUSINESS AND LOYALTY THE PAST 50 YEARS AND THAT THEY ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO SERVING JACKSON AND CLINTON COUNTY FOR MANY MORE
YEARS, ONLY WITH A FEW LESS DUTIES.

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Monday, April 23, 2018

MONDAY 70-DEGREES DAILY

WE HAD TWO LOCAL RUNNERS IN THE BOSTON MARATHON.
LISA MANDERSCHEID OF MAQUOKETA COVERED THE COURSE IN 4-HOURS AND 10 MINUTES.   IT WAS THE FIRST TIME FOR HER.
AND STEVE MAYBERRY, SON OF WAYNE AND BARB MAYBERRY OF
MAQUOKETA, RAN IT IN OVER 4 HOURS....I WAS NOT GIVEN THE EXACT TIME.



"THE AVENGERS INFINITY WAR"
STARTS EVERYWHERE FRIDAY NIGHT,
INCLUDING THE VOY 3 THEATRE AND IT WILL 
 BE THE OPENING MOVIE OF THE SEASON
AT THE 61 DRIVE-IN THEATRE.     "BLACK
PANTHER" WILL BE THE 2ND FEATURE
AT THE DRIVE-IN.
THE 61 WILL BE OPEN ONLY FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHTS TO START OFF THE NEW SEASON.

PITCH, HIT AND RUN WINNERS
LAST WEEKEND  IN MAQUKETA.
THE CONTEST SPONSORED BY
THE KIWANIS CLUB



GOOD SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT AT OHNWARD
FINE ARTS CENTER.   FOUR TALENTED WOMEN.
AROUND 250 ENJOYED
"FAREWELL ANGELINA"

DENNIS VOY



Friday, April 20, 2018

FRIDAY DAILY

ON APRIL 19, 1993, 25 YEARS AGO YESTERDAY, THE GOVERNOR OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
GEORGE MICKELSON, AGE 52, DIED IN A PLANE CRASH AT RURAL ZWINGLE, IN
NORTHERN JACKSON COUNTY.    SEVEN OTHERS WERE KILLED INSTANTLY IN THE
3:30 IN THE AFTERNOON PLANE ACCIDENT IN A FARM FIELD.     I WAS THERE AND
COVERED THE STORY FOR KMAQ NEWS.    A MONTH LATER, A MUSHROOM HUNTER FOUND A PROPELLER NEAR THOMPSON, ILLINOIS AND THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD BLAMED A FAILED PROPELLER HUB FOR CAUSING THE CRASH.     JACKSON COUNTY WAS IN THE NATIONAL NEWS FOR A FEW DAYS.

THIS MOVIE HAS BEEN VERY POPULAR AROUND THE COUNTRY AND  HERE IN
KMAQ-LAND.   IT HAS BEEN HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER WEEK AT THE VOY THEATRE.





























I OWN THE 3 FLOOR BUILDING DOWNTOWN THAT HAS THE VOY 3 BUILDING
IN THE BACK AND "FINDERS KEEPERS" BUSINESS TO THE FRONT.   THERE ARE
3 APARTMENTS ON THE 2ND FLOOR AND THE THIRD FLOOR IS EMPTY.    THIS
IS THE LARGE ROOM ON THE  3RD FLOOR THAT WAS THE MASONIC HALL AND
WHERE THE MAQUOKETA ASSEMBLY, ORDER OF THE RAINBOW GIRLS, MET.
THE ROOM TODAY IS JUST AS IT WAS IN THE 1950'S.    THE STAGE AT THE END
AND THE RAISED FLOOR AROUND THE ROOM FOR THE OFFICERS CHAIRS.
BELOW, THE PHOTO OF THE SEPTEMBER 1953 RAINBOW GIRLS TAKEN ON THAT
STAGE.     A $20 THEATRE GIFT CARD TO THE FIRST TO IDENTIFY ALL IN THE
PHOTO.    ON SECOND THOUGHT, THE NAMES ARE BELOW PHOTO.

59 DEGREES IN MAQUOKETA TODAY.
IN THE 60'S TOMORROW AND SUNDAY.

DENNIS VOY






Thursday, April 19, 2018

THURSDAY DAILY

MY GRANDAUGHTER SARA CLASEN IN BETTENDORF KNOWS I LIKE TO DO ROSES
ARE RED POEMS, SO GOT THIS ONE FROM HER THIS MORNING.
YES SARA..I'M TIRED OF THE SPRING WEATHER SO FAR, BUT I PROMISE, NO MORE
SNOW STORMS.   VERY LITTLE SNOW YESTERDAY AND OVERNIGHT.   COLD.
JUST SPRING WEATHER FROM NOW ON.   NEAT POEM!!
BETTER THAN MOST OF MINE.

THIS "THRILLER"  MOVIE"  (NO 2 IN THE COUNTRY)  STARTS FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE
VOY THEATRE.
FOUR STARS



ONE OF THE NEWEST BUSINESSES IN
MAQUOKETA, ACROSS FROM THEATRE,
NEXT TO BOB-THE-BARBER, OWNED BY
HEATHER MOORE.    SORRY FOR THE 
ACROSS-THE-STREET BUILDINGS 
REFLECTED IN THE ABOVE PHOTO.

10 FLAVORS OF ICE CREAM.     OPEN THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 10:30 A.M. UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.    WILL BE OPEN MORE DAYS THIS SUMMER.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

WEDNESDAY DAILY

CAUGHT YESTERDAY AT HORSESHOE POND AT SOUTH EDGE OF TOWN.  



































































KMAQ 60TH ANNIVERSARY IS THIS AUGUST....A 1959 AD ABOVE.   THAT'S ME IN
BOTTOM PHOTO WITH BACK TOWARDS CAMERA.


A NEW BUSINESS IS COMING TO MAQUOKETA.    PHIL McDERMOTT, OF FREEPORT,
ILLINOIS, WILL BE OPENING A VAPOR STORE ON THE CORNER AT 201 S. MAIN
STREET.     THE MAQUOKETA CITY COUNCIL MONDAY NIGHT APPROVED AN
APPLICATION FOR THE VAPOR PRODUCTS IOWA RETAIL PERMIT.    NO OTHER
INFORMATION IS KNOWN AT THIS TIME.

WET AND COLD TODAY  (4 P.M. AND STILL NO SNOW).. SCHOOL HAD EARLY
OUT...AND TOMORROW, SUNNY AND IN UPPER 40'S.



MARK BECK ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT THIS WEEK...LATE THIS SUMMER....
AS CEO OF THE LANDFILL NORTH OF ANDREW FOR OVER 20 YEARS.  

DENNIS VOY





Tuesday, April 17, 2018

TUESDAY DAILY

THEY ARE WORKING DAILY ON THE NEW DAIRY QUEEN  BEHIND THE CURRENT ON,
WHICH IS STILL OPEN.   NEW ONE  WILL OPEN THIS SUMMER AND OLD WILL BE
TORN DOWN.    NEW ONE WILL HAVE INSIDE SEATING AND WILL BE OPEN
YEAR AROUND.    PHOTO ABOVE TAKEN THIS AFTERNOON.

THIS PHOTO OF A JACKSON COUNTY  FARM GIVES US A LOOK AT WHAT IS
COMING, WHEN WINTER FINIALLY ENDS.   ROLLING HILLS HELP  MAKE
JACKSON COUNTY THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTY IT IS.

CARDINALS AND CUBS TONIGHT ON KMAQ FM.   GO CARDS!    CARDS ARE NOW
IN 2ND PLACE.     WEDNESDAY, THE GAME WILL BE IN AFTERNOON.




























THIS PHOTO TAKEN THIS AFTERNOON ON 2ND STREET, BETWEEN PLATT AND QUARRY, IN FRONT OF BRAD DEERY SHOWROOM.    NEW STREET BEVING BUILDT
A BIT TO THE EAST, SO IT WILL LINE UP BETTER, INSTEAD OF HAVING A "JOG"
IN THE STREET.   IT WILL BE A GOOD IMPROVEMENT AND BE DONE IN ABOUT
8 WEEKS OR SO.    FIRST,  MOVING OF UNDERGROUND SERVICES, WATER, SEWER,
ETC.   I'LL HAVE MORE PHOTOS AS WORK PROGRESSES.    BRAD DEERY MOTORS
HAS ESTABLISHED A TEMPORARY ENTRANCE AND EXIT OFF PLATT STREET
FOR THEIR CUSTOMERS.   BELOW, SIGN DIRECTING MOTORISTS TO DECKER HOTEL PARKING AND  POST OFFICE DROP-OFF.
 
DENNIS VOY

Monday, April 16, 2018

NO MONDAY DAILY

SORRY.....WEATHER DEPRESSION IS THE MAJOR STORY!  
AND MOST DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT!

Friday, April 13, 2018

FRIDAY THE 13TH DAILY

YESTERDAY, THE MAQUOKTA GIRLS SOCCER TEAM DEFEATED MONTICELLO 5 TO 0
THE BOYS LOST TO WESTERN DUBUQU 1 TO 0

THE GIRLS GOLF TEAM 189, SOLON 221 AND WEST DELAWARE 234
MEDALIST TAYLOR THEDE, 46 (WON BY A CARD BACK TO HARDEST HOLE)
RUNNER-UP, CARLENE PAUL 46.

BOYS GOLF, AT TIPTON, 11 TEAMS, MAQUOKETA FINISHED 9TH
BEST SCORE FOR MAQUOKETA, CAIDEN ATIEZA 86



RAMPAGE STARS TONIGHT, NATIONWIDE AND HERE IN MAQUOKETA.

ABOVE MOVIE, HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER WEEK.   DOING BIG BUSINESS AT THE
VOY THEATRE.   EVERYONE LIKES IT!

CONGRATULATIONS TO BOB AND ANN OSTERHAUS!
THEY RECEIVED THE GRACE TUBBS MEMORIAL SUMMIT AWARD DURING THE
HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL LUNCHEON AT THE CLINTON ENGINES MUSEUM
AT NOON YESTERDAY.   THEY RECEIVED $500 FOR THEIR FAVORITE CHARITY AND
GAVE IT TO MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE.     ALSO GOT AN ENGRAVED MANTEL
CLOCK FROM THE TUBBS FAMILY.    A WELL-DESERVED HONOR FOR BOB AND ANN.


DENNIS VOY







Thursday, April 12, 2018

THURSDAY DAILY




























WAY IN THE BACK, WITH 3 CARS, THE BACK OF THE COURTHOUSE.       THE BIG
HOUSE ON CORNER, THE HOME OF BILL AND BARBARA BOWMN.          THE
KUHLMAN APARTMENTS BUILDING  TO THE SOUTH, BETWEEN THE COURTHOUSE
AND BOWMAN HOUSE.         THE OLDER HOME NEXT TO BOWMAN'S HOUSE.
TAKE THOSE 3 BUILDINGS AWAY, AND THERE IS  A SPACE FOR THE NEW JAIL.
THAT'S THE TALK NOW.    NOT A BAD IDEA.

DAVE TOOK SOME PHOTOS OF PRAIRIE CREEK PARK AND RECREATION AREA
JUST EAST OF MAQUOKETA THIS WEEK.
MAQUOKETA BOYS GOLF YESTERDAY AT DYERSVILLE.    THE CARDS WINNING
166 TO 188,  OVER BECKMAN.    CAIDEN ATIENZA SHOT A 36 AND WAS MEDALIST.

THIS MUSICAL-COMEDY WILL BE PRESENTED TOMORROW NIGHT AND
SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER, 7:30 EACH
NIGHT.  $10 FOR ADULTS AND $8 FOR STUDENTS.



DENNIS VOY