Monday, November 11, 2019

MONDAY DAILY

THE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM IN MAQUOKETA WAS POSTPONED TO TUESDAY MORNING (TOMORROW) AT 8:45 AT THE MIDDLE SCHOOL.
THE MOVE WAS MADE BECAUSE OF THE SNOW STORM LAST NIGHT AND
SNOW THIS MORNING.
SCHOOL STARTED 2 HOURS LATE THIS MORNING.

DENNIS VOY



Wednesday, November 06, 2019

WEDNESDAY DAILY

INTRODUCING....
 THE TWO NEW MAQUOKETA CITY COUNCILMAN
NATHAN WOODWARD, CO-OWNER OF "SQUIRES MANOR BED AND BREAKFAST"....SHOWN IN THE DINING ROOM GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS.
CAME TO MAQUOKETA FROM CALIFORNIA TWO YEARS AGO AND LOVES MAQUOKETA AND BELIEVES
IS HAS A GREAT FUTURE IN TOURISM.    WAS IN PEACE PIPE PLAYERS PRODUCTION OF "OUR TOWN" IN OCTOBER AND IS INTERESTED IN STARTING A FILMFEST IN MAQUOKETA.    HE STARTS ON THE COUNCIL IN EARLY JANUARY AND WAS APPOINTED BY THE COUNCIL TO FILL THE TERM OF A MEMBER
THAT RESIGNED THIS SUMMER.
DAN  HOLM YESTERDAY DEFEATED INCUMBANT RON
HORAN.    HE MARRIED MAQUOKETA NATIVE DEB
DURKOP AND LIVED IN MAQUOKETA IN THE 80'S.
THEY THEN MOVED TO SAN FRANCISCO WHERE THEY WERE STEWARDS (BUTLERS) FOR VERY RICH
FOLKS THAT LIVED IN THE RURAL AREA FO S.F.
DURING 20 YEARS, THEY WORKED FOR 3 DIFFERENT
FAMILIES, TAKING CARE OF EVERY DETAIL OF 
LIFE.    DEB IN CHARGE OF INSIDE THE HOME AND 
DAN THE OUTSIDE.   THEY NORMALLY HAD A STAFF
OF 8 T0 10.    THE R ICH  COUPLE OR FAMILY SIMPLY WANTED TO ENJOY THEIR MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOME, AND LEAVE THE CHORES TO THEIR BUTLER
STAFF. 
NOW DAN AND DEB WORK DURING SUMMER MONTHS
FOR THE "CODFISH HOLLOW BARN".   

ALSO YESTERDAY IN THE ELECTION, INCUMBANT
KEVIN KUHLMAN DEFEATED RICHARD RICKERL.

RUMOR AROUND....THAT THE DECKER HOTEL AND
RESTAURANT IS CLOSING.  NOT SO SAYS THE
OWNER.

THIS NOT A RUMOR...BUT NO DETAILS YET.
"SWEET THINGS BAKERY" DOWNTOWN HAS
BEEN SOLD.    NOW OPEN ONLY 3 DAYS A WEEK...
WILL BE OPEN MORE WITH EXCITING PLANS.


MAQUOKETA ROTARY CLUB GAVE $250 CHECK AT MEETING THIS NOON TO "TOYS FOR TOTS" OF
JACKSON COUNTY.    FOR MORE ABOUT THE 
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, GO TO WWW.KMAQ.COM
AND CLICK ON THE ROTARY WHEEL.

DENNIS VOY








Monday, November 04, 2019

MONDAY DAILY

AMY CAME INTO WYOMING, IOWA SATURDAY NIGHT WITH HER BIG GREEN BUS
AT THE VERY NICE "CALKINS SQUARE" BARN, AND ATTENDED ST. REP. ANDY McKEAN'S POLITICAL FUNDRAISER.   GOOD TURN OUT.   THE MINNESOTA U.S.
SENATOR FOR A DOZEN YEARS WOULD MAKE A GOOD PRESIDENT.    BUT, SHE
HAS LOTS OF COMPETITION AND THE ELECTION....A YEAR FROM YESTERDAY....
GIVES PEOPLE PLENTY OF  TIME TO EVALUATE ALL THE CANDIDATES.



THE RE-DONE VOY 3 THEATRE FINIALLY RE-OPENED FRIDAY NIGHT.    AFTER THE
ELECTRICAL FIRE, IT WAS CLOSED ABOUT 2 MONTHS.      "JUDY"....A VERY GOOD
MOVIE ABOUT JUDY GARLAND IS SHOWING IN IT.      "JUDY" ENDS THURSDAY NIGHT.


GREAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST YESTERDAY AT THE CATHOLIC PARISH IN ST. DONATUS.     WE WERE THERE TOWARD THE END, SO NOT THAT MANY IN PHOTO.
THEY HAD A NICE TURNOUT AND BESTS PANCAKES I HAVE HAD IN A LONG TIME.
THE CHURCH IS ON THE HILL OVERLOOKING TOWN AND IS A LARGE CONGREGATION FOR A SMALL TOWN.    EVEN HAS A MUSEUM.    SOME OF SUNDAY
WORKERS ABOVE.      HAD A BAKE SALE TOO AND NOW LOOKING FORWARD TO THE
TWO FRUIT BREADS I BOUGHT.    ST. DONATUS...WAY UP IN THE NORTHERN
PART OF JACKSON COUNTY AND HOME TOO OF THE FAMOUS KALMES RESTAURANT.


STEVE WELLS, 59,  DIED SUDDENLY IN OCTOBER AT HIS HOME IN MICHIGAN.   A LONGTIME ATTORNEY....HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS PARENTS,  WAYNE AND SHIRLEY
WELLS, BOTH 1954 GRADUATES OF MAQUOKETA HIGH SCHOOL.    ALSO SURVIVED
BY HIS WIFE, THREE CHILDREN AND A BROTHER.   WAYNE AND SHIRLEY LIVE
IN MICHIGAN DURING THE SUMMER AND NAPLES IN WINTER AND TRY TO VISIT
MAQUOKETA EVERY YEAR OR TWO.   WAYNE A RETIRED LAWYER.



DJ MINI MART OPENED SATURDAY IN DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA, ON THE
CORNER OF MAIN AND PLEASANT,   SOUTH, ACROSS FROM GREEN SPACE.
NO IDEA WHO THE OWNER IS.    WILL GET MORE INFO SOON.





NICE ARTICLE THIS MORNING IN THE TH ON THE NEW RC PARK IN MAQUOKETA.
CLICK ON ABOVE TO ENLARGE IT.

EASTON VALLEY (MILES/PRESTON) FOOTBALL  TEAM EASILY WON THEIR PLAYOFF GAME FRIDAY NIGHT AND PLAY #1 DON BOSCO THIS FRIDAY NIGHT, THERE.   THE GAME WILL AGAIN BE BROADCAST ON KMAQ.

DENNIS VOY





Friday, November 01, 2019

FRIDAY DAILY

GOOD TO SEE THREE MOVIES BACK UP ON MARQUE.
THE VOY 3 RE-OPENS TONIGHT WITH "JUDY".



AFTER A NICE MILD  WINTER, WE HOPE TO OPEN THE "61" IN 5 MONTHS, NEXT
APRIL.

DENNIS VOY


Thursday, October 31, 2019

THURSDAY DAILY

THE VARIOUS SECTIONS AT MAQUOKETA STATE BANK AGAIN THIS YEAR
DRESSED FOR HALLOWEEN.     ABOVE, THE EMPLOYEES AT THE WEST
SIDE OFFICE.     GRUMPY CHELSEA DEAN....SLEEPY MORGAN LANGE....BASHFUL
MY DAUGHTER LONNA CLAUSSEN....DOC ASHLEY HAAN,....DOPEY AUBRIELLE HAAN....SNEEZY GUNNER....HAPPY KATHY STOLL AND SNOW WHITE PAISLEY
DEAN.

DENNIS VOY


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

WEDNESDAY DAILY

FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN AND NOW CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT WAS IN MAQUOKETA OVER THE NOON  HOUR TODAY,  APPEARING AT BOYER HALL ON THE
JACKSON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.    ON THIS COLD DAY, A GOOD TURNOUT IN ONE OF MAQUOKETA'S OLDER PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
PHOTOS BY DAVID VOY

DENNIS VOY



Monday, October 28, 2019

MONDAY DAILY

MAQUOKETA'S NEW BURLINGAME RACE CAR PARK, JUST OFF WALNUT STREET
NORTH, WAS VERY POPULAR YESTERDAY, WITH LOTS OF  VISITORS BRINGING
THEIR CAR(S) FROM DUBUQUE.    THEY RACED ON THE GRAVEL AND ASPHALT
TRACKS AND RAN THEIR CARS ON THE CHALLENGE COURSES.   THERE IS PROBABLY
NO OTHER PARK LIKE THIS IN IOWA AND WHEN THE WORD GETS AROUND, THERE
WILL BE MEN, THEIR SONS, SOME GIRLS TOO, COMING HERE FROM AROUND THE
AREA TO HAVE FUN WITH THERE $250 OR SO CARS.

DENNIS VOY


Friday, October 25, 2019

FRIDAY DAILY

THE MAQUOKETA COMMUNITY CUPBOARD AND FEED THE NEED CAMPAIGN CELEBRATION WAS HELD THIS NOON AT THE CORNER BUILDING ON WEST PLATT
STREET AND NORTH JONES.     IT WAS THE OCCASION OF BURNING THE
MORTGAGE.     THE PRESIDENT OF THE MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION PASTOR
NEIL HARRISON OF THE FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH GAVE THE WELCOME AND
GREETING, WITH COMMENTS BY THE CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIRMAN RON SCHAEFER,
SHOWN BELOW AS A "BLUES BROTHER" WHO HE PLAYED DURING CAMPAIGN.




THE CITY/SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION IS NOVEMBER 5TH AT THE PEARSON CENTER ON THE FAIRGROUNDS IN MAQUOKETA.    SEVERAL YARD SIGNS HAVE BEEN
PLACED AROUND TOWN.     RICKERL IS FAIRLY NEW TO MAQUOKETA AND
RETIRED.


THE CARDINAL FOOTBALL TEAMS CLOSE THE SEASON TONIGHT AT WESTERN DUBUQUE.    WESTERN DUBUQUE IS RATED #1 AND 8 AND 0.   THE CARDS
ARE 4 AND 4.    THE CARDINAL FROSH-SOPH ARE  UNDEFEATED.
WE WILL  HAVE THE VARSITY GAME TONIGHT ON KMAQ (HERE ON HOME PAGE)
STARTING AROUND 7:15.

DENNIS VOY

Saturday, October 19, 2019

SATURDAY DAILY

MAQUOKETA BEAT DUBUQUE WAHLERT LAST NIGHT AT GOODENOW FIELD, 21 TO 7 AND NOW HAVE A  4 AND  4  RECORD.
THEY  PLAY FINAL GAME NEXT WEEK AT #1 WESTERN DUBUQUE.
THE FROSH-SOPH  CARDINAL TEAM WON AGAIN LAST NIGHT, IN OVERTIME,
14 TO 12 AND REMAIN  UNDEFEATED.   A GOOD NIGHT LAST NIGHT FOR SENIOR NIGHT.

DENNIS VOY


Tuesday, October 15, 2019

TUESDAY DAILY

BRAS FOR A CAUSE..
IN THE PINK SECTION OF OSTERHAUS PHARMACY...
IT IS THEIR OCTOBER PROMOTION AT THE STORE...
THE CONTAINERS ON TABLE ARE WHERE YOU PUT YOUR CONTRIBUTION TO THE CAUSE, AND THE WINNING ENTRIES ARE DETERMINED AT END OF OCTOBER, BY AMOUNT OF MONEY IN EACH CANISTER.
THERE ARE A DOZEN ENTRIES SO FAR.
FOR MORE PHOTOS AND MORE INFORMATION,
GOOGLE OSTERHAUS PHARMACY IN MAQUOKETA
WEB SITE.
OR BETTER YET, STOP IN THE STORE AND TAKE A LOOK.
YOU CAN STILL ENTER.
ANY QUESTIONS, CALL 563-652-5611 AND ASK
FOR MARIE ROSSMAN OR SUE WILLIAMS.


STARTS FRIDAY AT VOY THEATRE.

DENNIS VOY




Saturday, October 12, 2019

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

WEDNESDAY DAILY

DECIDE HOW FAMILY SHOULD  (IN CASE OF FIRE)  GET OUT OF THE HOUSE AS
QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE, USING CERTAIN WAY, AND WHERE TO MEET WHEN
OUTSIDE.
AFTER DOING EDTH, GATHER OUT AT THE END OF YOUR DRIVE WAY AND
WAIT UNTIL A FIRE TRUCK COMES BY TO  COUNTY PARTICIPANTS.
THAT'S TONIGHT AT 6.

NEW PHARMACIST AT OSTERHAUS PHARMACY.  READ MORE ABOUT HIM ON THE
ROTARY WEB SITE, FROM THE KMAQ HOME PAGE.

DENNIS VOY


Saturday, October 05, 2019

SATURDAY DAILY

35
TO
10
THE CARDINALS WON THEIR 
HOMECOMING GAME LAST NIGHT!
THEY BEAT MARION!
THEY ARE NOW 3 AND 3
THE SOPHOMORE TEAM ALSO
WON AND REMAIN  UNDEFEATED!
CONGRATULATIONS TO...
COACH BOWMAN
AND ALL THE CARDINALS!

DENNIS VOY

CELEBRATE WITH PORK!

Friday, October 04, 2019

FRIDAY DAILY

THE 2019 HOMECOMING PARADE IN MAQUOKETA THIS AFTERNOON UNDER SUNNY SKIES.   THE VFW COLOR GUARD HEADED THE PARADE LINED WITH HUNDREDS OF KIDS AND MANY MANY CARDINAL PARENTS AND FANS.
PHOTOS BY LOIS FISCHER

CLICK-ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE THEM
THE HOMECOMING THEME:
COUNTRY:  GETTING ROWDY WITH A VICTORY!

THE GRAND MARSHALS WERE THE BRANDON AND HEATHER MOORE FAMILY.    THEY HAVE A BUSINESS
ON WEST PLATT STREET ACROSS FROM DOLLAR 
GENERAL AND A DAIRY FARM AND ARE BIG MAQUOKETA SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY BACKERS.

MAQUOKTA (2 AND 3) PLAYS MARION (0 AND 5).
KMAQ'S KRIS LEEPER WILL BROADCAST THE GAME
ON KMAQ AND OUR WEB HOME PAGE AT ABOUT
7:15 TONIGHT.

THE HOMECOMING DANCE IS  TOMORROW NIGHT.

DENNIS VOY