Main Banner

Recent News

News & Events


(Maquoketa, IA) December 2018 – The Wellmark Foundation has released a seven-minute video promoting their partnerships with the Grant Wood Loop region. The region is...
More Info

Posted on Dec 27, 2018
Category: (none)

Projects in Dubuque and Maquoketa each have been awarded more than $200,000 from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. The projects were among five to receive...
More Info

Posted on Dec 21, 2018
Category: (none)

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — A $3.8 million federal grant could help pay for the largest-ever municipal construction project in Maquoketa. The U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded...
More Info

Posted on Dec 14, 2018
Category: (none)

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...
More Info

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...
More Info

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...
More Info

Posted on Aug 31, 2018
Category: (none)

Fast Fact Image

A Mississippi River paddlewheel cruise on the Queen of the Mississippi brings a new high standard to America's most iconic river. Beneath her gleaming woodwork and brass fixtures is a framework of modern cruise ship technology that provides passengers with the most comfortable vacation imaginable as we cruise the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers from New Orleans to Minneapolis or Cincinnati, OH.


Photos on the JCEA Website are courtesy of David Namanny (Bellevue Herald Leader), Bellevue Chamber of Commerce, Maquoketa Chamber of Commerce, & Patti Hoffman (Preston Growth & Development) and The Preston Times.