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MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Those tasked with overseeing an update of Maquoketa’s comprehensive plan have started gathering public input. The comprehensive plan committee recently conducted a public...
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Posted on Dec 03, 2018
Category: Maquoketa Comprehensive Plan

The impending launch of an innovative child care program could provide a ray of hope as Dubuque-area employers and economic development leaders confront deepening workforce...
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Posted on Dec 03, 2018
Category: child care, GDDC

  Telegraph Herald Aug 31, 2018 SABULA, Iowa -- After more than six months, motorists now can drive across the Mississippi River bridge at Sabula. A short bridge just...
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Posted on Aug 31, 2018
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BY ANGELA JONES For the Telegraph Herald One thing is apparent when attending a craft beer share such as the one hosted by the Dubuque Area...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2018
Category: Brewery, Quality of Life, Bellevue

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

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Maquoketa has been known as the “Timber City” since about 1870 because  of the many trees that line the streets.


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.