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The Maquoketa Art Advisory Committee is currently accepting applications for artists interested in developing Maquoketa’s public art installment as part of the Byways of Iowa...
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Posted on Apr 27, 2017
Category: Maquoketa, Quality of Life, public art

What if you could give a young person a chance to gain valuable workplace skills and learn about your company, and it didn’t cost you...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2017
Category: Workforce

Andrew Community School District has been named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School by Franklin Covery Co., a global performance improvement company. The designation recognizes that...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2017
Category: Andrew, Andrew Community School District, Leader in Me

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Jackson County economic leaders believe downtown Maquoketa is well on its way to revitalization. Now, they hope to take progress to the next...
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Posted on Apr 01, 2017
Category: Maquoketa, Downtown, Investment

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Jackson County Regional Health Center trustees have reached a consensus to examine the possibility of constructing a new hospital. Whether the facility would...
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Posted on Mar 22, 2017
Category: Jackson County Hospital, Healthcare, Business Expansion

Downtown Walking Tour   Meet for Tour - 5pm: Maquoketa Chamber/Art Experience (124 S. Main St. Maquoketa, IA)   Walking Tour - 5:15pm Reicks Building (101 N. Main St. Maquoketa,...
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Posted on Mar 20, 2017
Category: Maquoketa, Downtown, incentives

Maquoketa, IA, March 10th, 2017 – The rapid growth of Blue-9 Pet Products, maker of The KLIMB™ Patented platform and Balance Harness™ for dogs, has...
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Posted on Mar 16, 2017
Category: Business Innovation, Maquoketa

Officials of Maquoketa Web Printing announced today the sale of the company’s customer sales accounts and other assets to a Wisconsin printing firm.        The transaction...
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Posted on Mar 16, 2017
Category: Maquoketa Web Printing

The city of Maquoketa recently completed a $4 million renovation of its downtown, and city leaders want to show it off. To help, they’ve turned to...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2017
Category: Maquoketa, Downtown, Quality of Life

MAQUOKETA, Iowa – Continued growth at a Maquoketa manufacturer likely means more new jobs than expected when a hiring initiative was announced last year. Last year,...
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Posted on Feb 26, 2017
Category: HUSCO, Manufacturing, Jobs, Maquoketa

On January 31, Bellevue Heart & Soul sponsored an event for students from Bellevue High School and Marquette Catholic High School to come together at...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2017
Category: Bellevue, Heart & Soul, Quality of Life

The Grant Wood Mississippi River Region (GWMRR), the State of Iowa’s Parks to People pilot region, with the support of Regional Planning Affiliation 8 (RPA...
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Posted on Feb 06, 2017
Category: Parks to People, Quality of Life, Grant Wood Loop

JACKSON COUNTY, Iowa – Jackson County native Carla Wosoba always had an inkling that she would be a part of the craft beer industry. However, it...
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Posted on Feb 06, 2017
Category: Business Innovation, Economy, Agriculture

BELLEVUE, Iowa — Camryn Reeg dipped a brush into green paint and dabbed it onto a 4-foot-by-8-foot canvas set up in the Bellevue Arts Council’s...
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Posted on Jan 25, 2017
Category: Bellevue, Bellevue BIG, Schools, Innovation

The Jackson County Economic Alliance (JCEA) held its second Annual Event on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. The reception was sponsored and hosted by the Decker...
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Posted on Jan 20, 2017
Category: Annual Report, Business Expansion, Downtown, Parks to People, community development, incentives

Maquoketa Betterment Corporation officials announced that funding has been secured to move forward with the downtown historic district nomination. Betterment, Jackson County Economic Alliance (JCEA),...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2017
Category: Maquoketa, Historic, Downtown

Below is information on an internship program from the State of Iowa’s Iowa Economic Development Authority. This program is available to any eligible Iowa Employers...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Category: Internship, Manufacturing

Fidelity Bank & Trust has announced its commitment to invest $35,000 over a 5-year period to support the joint Iowa Park Foundation and State of...
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Posted on Dec 21, 2016
Category: Grant Wood Loop, Parks to People, Quality of Life