Thursday, April 08, 2021

THURSDAY DAI LY

 

UP 1  IS ALL

 

BACK BAR AT THE MAQUOKETA BREWERY.    NEAT ROUND SIGN.
MENU AT THE BREWERY.   CLICK-ON TO ENLARGE A LITTLE
THE BREWERY HAS A NICE NEW BACK DOOR FROM THE LARGE PARKNG LOT.



DAVE GOT THIS PHOTO OF A  BABY FOX  TODAY AT A MAQUOKETA,  NEAR A PARK WOODED AREA.

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Wednesday, April 07, 2021

WEDNESDAY DAILY

 

UP 1 FROM TUESDAY




THE MAQUOKETA ROTARY HELD THEIR MEETING TODAY AT THE NEW MAQUOKETA
BREWERY IN DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA.    SHOWN IS OWNER MARK LION.
MARK IS A MEMBER OF ROTARY.
A COUPLE MORE PHOTOS TOMORROW.

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Tuesday, April 06, 2021

TUESDAY DAILY

IT WAS 2282 YESTERDAY....STILL GOING UP A LITTLE EACH DAY.     AGE 18 AND OVER
CAN MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR VACCINE NOW.




BUILDING ON WEST PLEASANT COMING DOWN...
THE BUILDING WITH THE SLANTED GLASS FRONT
HAS BEEN THERE A LONG TIME.   I GUESS THAT AREA
IS GOING TO BE AN OUTSIDE SEATING AREA FOR
THE BUILDING TO LEFT WHICH FACES MAIN STREET
ACROSS FROM THE THEATRE.    THE BUSINESS WILL
BE CALLED "CARDINAL COPPER" AND HAVE BEEN
TOLD IT WILL FEATURE PIZZA AND MORE.   THE
COUNTER IS OF COPPER.



YEARS AGO, THE "GRAHAMS" BUILDING, MORE
RECENT, "TIMBER CITY SHIRT WORKS AND
PENNEYS CATALOG".    AROUND A MILLION
DOLLARS SPENT TO MAKE IT ALMOST NEW
AGAIN, INCLUDING APARTMENTS UPSTAIRS.
APARTMENTS RENTED, LOWER RIGHT, IS
THE BREWERY AND LAST  NIGHT AT COUNCIL
MEETING, WE LEARNED THAT THE LOWER
LEFT HAS BEEN RENTED FOR "THE
HUMMING ARROW BOUTIQUE",  RELOCATING
FROM PRESTON.   THEN WILL BE
NO MORE VACANCIES IN THE BUILDING
THAT IS OWNED BY A COUPLE FROM DUBUQUE.




NEW FRONT FOR THIS BUILDING NOW.     IT IS OWNED BY A PERSON IN
CEDAR RAPIDS.    NO BUSINESS IN THERE FOR 15 YEARS.    IN UPPER
RIGHT HAND CORNER, THERE WAS ONCE AN OFFICE FOR A RADIO STATION...
IN FACT KMAQ.     OUR LOCATION FROM 1958 TO 1970.    


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Wednesday, March 24, 2021

WEDNESDAY DAILY

 


HAPPY WEDNESDAY


WE ARE GOING UP JUST 1 OR 2 OR 3 A DAY IN JACKSON COUNTY.






AT OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 7 P.M.    TICKETS IN ADVANCE, $22, ARE ON SALE MORNINGS AT THE 
BOXOFFICE ON EAST PLATT IN MAQUOKETA.


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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

WEDNESDAY, ST. PATS DAY

 








TODAY...AND NO CHANGE SINCE YESTERDAY.





YES...GOING TO MISS HIM!!    IT HAS BEEN A 24/7 JOB FOR JACK.    GOING UP
THE STAIRS AND NOT SEEING HIM AT DESK WILL BE HARD FOR AWHILE.











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Thursday, March 11, 2021

WEDNESDAY DAILY


 
TOP....TODAY               BOTTOM....MONDAY           UP JUST 10 IN 4 DAYS










DYNAMIC TUBE, INC. IN MAQUOKETA, HAS COMPLETED A MAJOR CAPITOL
IMPROVEMENT  PROJECT, WHICH MARKED THE LAUNCH OF A STATE OF ART
INDUSTRIAL CLEAN LINE AND INSPECTION FACILITY.  THE COMPANY
MANUFACTURES AND FABRICATES HIGH PERFORMANCE TUBING AND PIPE PARTS USED IN ENGINE, FLUID AND HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS FOR ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT 
MANUFACTURER (OEM) CUSTOMERS IN THE AGRICULTURE, CONSTRUCTION,
MINING, RAILROAD AND DEFENSE INDUSTRIES.
















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Friday, March 05, 2021

FRIDAY DAILY



THE NEW HY VEE STORE IS GOING UP ACROSS THE STREET NORTH OF THE TRUCK STOP WHERE ALL THE TRUCKS PARK NIGHT AND DAY.
THIS WILL BE A SMALL SCALE STORE THAT THEY ARE BUILDING IN
SMALLER CITIES.



THE NEW  OWNERS OF THE DECKER HOTEL ARE WORKING DAILY TO
GIVE IT A NEW LOOK AND GET IT OPEN.     THIS PHOTO IS OF THE
BASEMENT BAR AREA.      IT WILL BE MUCH LARGER ROOM, HAVE A NEW LARGER BAR AND WILL HAVE THE ORIGINAL BACK-BAR WHICH WILL BE MOVED FROM  UPSTAIRS.    BOOTHS FROM UPSTAIRS WILL BE PLACED
IN THIS ROOM.    BELOW PHOTO ALSO TAKEN DOWNSTAIRS.























   THIS PHOTO TAKEN  UPSTAIRS.    THE BOOTHS WILL ALL BE GONE.   THE SMALLER  BACK ROOM WILL  HAVE A 30-FOOT TABLE PURCHASED IN CHICAGO THAT WILL SEAT AROUND 30 PEOPLE.     NO DATE ON WHEN THEY WILL RE-OPEN.    LOTS OF WORK STILL TO BE DONE.

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Thursday, March 04, 2021

THURSDAY DAILY

THE NEW JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER OPENED AT 10 THIS

MORNING.    I DROVE BY AROUND 1 AND IT WAS A BUSY PLACE....LOTS OF CARS

IN ALL THE PARKING LOTS.     STAFF, PATIENTS, ETC.....BUT NO IN-HOSPITAL

TOURS....THEY COME SOMETIME IN AUGUST.

YOU CAN WATCH A SHORT VIDEO TOUR BY CEO CURT COLEMAN AT..

jcrhcwelcometowellness.com


COVID 19 UPDATE...TODAY UP JUST 2 SINCE

YESTERDAY.


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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

WEDNESDAY DAILY

 THE COVID-19 POSITIVE TESTS ARE NOW GOING UP JUST SLIGHTLY FROM ONE

DAY TO THE NEXT....SINCE VACANATIONS  STARTED, SO I WON'T GIVE

THE TOTAL EVERY DAY FROM NOW ON.


A BAD ACCIDENT YESTERDAY MORNING.      IT INVOLVED 3 VEHICLES AND

5 PEOPLE, ON HIWAY 61 NEAR LONG GROVE.     TWO FROM MAQUOKETA WERE DEAD 

AT THE SCENE.      THEY ARE GARY WARREN, AGE 47 AND DAVID MULLER, AGE 45 ,

BOTH OF MAQUOKETA.    GARY IS THE BROTHER OF SCOTT WARREN OF MAQUOKETA,

MANAGER OF THE YMCA.      A 19 YEAR OLD IN THE BACK SEAT OF THEIR  

CAR, CALEB WARREN, IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION.    THE VAN DRIVER, AGE 18,  FROM

MINNESOTA, WHOSE VAN CROSSED THE MEDIAN AND  HIT THE OTHER TWO VEHICLES,

IS IN STABLE  CONDITION.   THE 3RD VEHICLE  DRIVER WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AND

RELEASED.   HE WAS FROM CLINTON.


I HAD WRONG FIGURES ON JAIL VOTE PASSING YESTERDAY IN MY DAILY REPORT

LAST NIGHT.

CORRECT  FIGURES:   YES, 2,273     NO  914,    CARRIED BY  71%.


NEW JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER OPENS AT 10 TOMORROW.

WATCH A VIRTUAL SHORT TOUR STARTING AT 4 P.M. ON THE HOSPITAL

FACEBOOK  AND  WEB SITE.    

IN AUGUST AFTER COVID 19 WILL BE LESS A CONCERN,  AN OPEN HOUSE FOR

THE PUBLIC TO WALK THROUGH THE HOSPITAL WILL BE HELD.


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Monday, March 01, 2021

MONDAY DAILY

FRIDAY




TODAY



FOR AGES 65 AND OLDER,  OSTERHAUS PHARMACY
WILL DO VACINATIONS FOR  HUNDREDS THIS FRIDAY 
AT THE FAIRGROUINDS.    SENIORS NEEDING HELP....
FILLING OUT FORM FOR THIS CAN CALL THE
LIBRRY AND A STAFF MEMBER] WILL DO IT FOR THEM.
THE NUMBER IS 652-3874
OR...CALL THE SHIPP OFFICE AND THEY WILL
HELP ...  652-4000
AND MAQUOKETA FAMILY CLINIC IS TAKING
APPOINTMENTS
YOU CAN CALL ANY OF THESE NUMBERS ANY
DAY BETWEEN 9 AM AND 3  PM



THE GIRL'S STATE TOURNAMENT IS
THIS WEEK.     TOMORROW AT 1 P.M. KMAQ
WILL BE BROADCASTING THE CENTRAL OF
DEWITT GAME AGAINST NORTH SCOTT.
TWO VERY  EQUAL TEAMS.   SHOULD BE
A GOOD ONE....THEY ARE BIG RIVALS TOO.
IT WILL BE HERE ON OUR WEB SITE TOO.

NEXT WEEK, THE BOY'S STATE TOURNAMENT 
AND PLAYING AT NOON NEXT MONDAY,
THE EASTON VALLEY RIVER HAWKS
(SABULA, MILES, PRESTON) COACHED
BY DAN BECK.    TWO VERY GOOD TEAMS.
GANE ON KMAQ AND HERE ON WEB SITE.

KMAQ'S MIKE KELLY WILL BROADCAST BOTH GAMES.



TOMORROW IS THE BIG ELECTION ON A BOND
ISSUE TO BUILD A NEW COUNTY JAIL.
POLLS OPEN 7 AM UNTIL 8 PM.
KMAQ WILL HAVE THE RESULT OF THE
ELECTION RIGHT HERE ON THE DAILY
AT AROUND 9 TOMORROW NIGHT.
IT NEEDS  60% APPROVAL.    TWO EARLIER
ELECTIONS HAVE FAILED.      WE REALLY
NEED A NEW JAIL.   BE SURE AND VOTE TOMORROW.




THE NEW 
JACKSON COUNTY REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER
OPENS AT 10 THURSDAY


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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

WEDNESDAY DAILY


 

EASTON VALLEY WON THEIR GAME LAST NIGHT IN FINAL SECOND....AND PLAY 

SATURDAY NIGHT AND IF THEY WIN THEN...ON TO STATE TOURNAMENT.

BELLEVUE GIRLS PLAY TONIGHT AND IF THEY WIN...THEY GO TO STATE.

MAQUOKETA BOYS PLAY TOMORROW NIGHT AGAINST SOLON.    IF THEY

WIN..THEY HAVE ONE MORE GAME AND A WIN WOULD PUT THEM TO STATE TOO.

ALL 3 GAMES GAMES YET THIS WEEK WILL BE ON KMAQ AND OUR WEB SITE.






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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

TUESDAY DAILY

THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING...2,198



MAQUOKETA LAST NIGHT BEAT WEST DELAWARE AT MANCHESTER BY ONE

POINT...IN LAST SECOND.    NOW PLAY SOLON THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 AND

KMAQ WILL BROADCAST IT.


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Sunday, February 21, 2021

SUNDAY DAILY

 

JACKSON COUNTY....UP 3 FROM SATURDAY


MAQUOKETA CARDINAL BOYS HAVE A TOURNAMENT GAME TOMORROW NIGHT AT

7  P.M. AT MANCHESTER.     THE CARDINALS HAVE PLAYED WEST DELAWARE TWICE

THIS YEAR AND LOST BOTH.    WE WILL HAVE THE GAME ON KMAQ AND HERE

ON THE WEB SITE AT 6:50 TOMORROW (MONDAY) NIGHT.


GOOD NEWS FOR DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA.    GOOD RUMOR HAS IT THAT THE BIG

EMPTY BANK BUILDING DOWNTOWN HAS BEEN SOLD TO A NATIVE OF 

MAQUOKETA WHO PLANS TO BRING IT BACK TO IT'S  FORMER LOOK.      IT HAS BEEN 

EMPTY FOR A LONG TIME AND OWNED BY U.S. BANK.     FOR MANY YEARS IT WAS THE 

JACKSON STATE SAVING BANK.


2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW COMING TODAY....BUT GOOD NEWS...WARMER WEATHER

THIS WEEK IN THE MID TO UPPER 30'S  AND NO SNOW THIS COMING WEEK AFTER

TODAY.


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