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Maquoketa officials have learned that the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has awarded a CDBG Downtown Revitalization Grant to the City of Maquoketa. Maquoketa Mayor,...
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Posted on Jul 17, 2018
Category: CDBG, facade, grant

Maquoketa mayor and Chairperson of the Jackson County Economic Alliance (JCEA), Don Schwenker, announced the promotion of Nicolas Hockenberry as the new economic development director...
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Posted on Jul 02, 2018
Category: JCEA, director

A new, artistic offering soon will make its way to the Potter’s Mill property in Bellevue. An art gallery dubbed A Corner to Fill will open...
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Posted on Jul 02, 2018
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Camryn Reeg and Rebecca Schroeder were destined to do great things together. As neighbors in Bellevue, Iowa, the two became close friends as children. That’s when...
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Posted on Jul 02, 2018
Category: Bellevue, TH scholars

Several tri-state areas have been approved to participate in a federal program to encourage  development in low-income areas.  However, local officials are still uncertain how exactly...
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Posted on May 21, 2018
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Sedgwick Adds 6,000 Claims Specialists with Acquisition of Cunningham Lindsey April 20, 2018 Memphis-based global claims services firm Sedgwick has finalized the acquisition of competitor global loss...
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Posted on May 06, 2018
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DUBUQUE, Iowa—The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque (CFGD) is excited to announce The Wellmark Foundation has awarded a $65,000 Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH)...
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Posted on May 03, 2018
Category: Parks to People

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — To proponents of the pocket neighborhood movement, good fences don’t necessarily make good neighbors. Rather, shared amenities such as gardens, playground equipment or...
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Posted on Apr 21, 2018
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JACKSON COUNTY AWARDED TWO GRANTS FOR DOWNTOWN REHABILITATION (Jackson County, IA) April 9, 2018 – The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced on Thursday, April 5th...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2018
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Bellevue’s Rockwell Collins hosted a total of 26 eighth-grade females from both Bellevue High School and Marquette Catholic High School last week as part of...
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Posted on Mar 23, 2018
Category: Manufacturing

BELLEVUE, Iowa — Bellevue Community School Board members agreed this week to move forward in their pursuit of building a new elementary school. Board members voted...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2018
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MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Seven Maquoketa High School students dressed in shades of red and pink crowded into Bob Stockham’s living room on Wednesday. As Stockham stood...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2018
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There are countless ways to enjoy yourself as a visitor to Maquoketa. Besides the breathtaking beauty of Maquoketa's mysterious caves, unique land formations and winding waterways, Maquoketa boasts an abundance of area attractions sure to delight any tourist.


Photos throughout the JCEA Website are courtesy of David Namanny, Bellevue Herald Leader, The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, The Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce, and Patti Hoffman, who represents Preston Growth and Development and The Preston Times.