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Local man stuck in grain bin survives

OTTER CREEK, Iowa (KWQC) – We hear about it just about every year – a farmer or child gets stuck in a grain bin. Many don’t make it out alive, but a local man, chest-deep in corn, survived on Monday.  407 more words


Wednesday ~ May 06, 2015

Happy Hump Day!

Today I continue with the training fire burn of the Maquoketa Fire Department and show you the progress of the burn.

More images with less babble.  93 more words


Waiting For The Son's Return

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KWQC) — A local artist has received national acclaim for her work. In two of her paintings, Rose Frantzen uses her brush to portray faith and family in a very sensitive way. 206 more words


Farmers hoping for more rain as planting starts

MAQUOKETA, Iowa. (KWQC) — Planting season is underway throughout the area and farmers are turning their eyes to the weather. The Quad Cities is down several inches of rain since the start of the rainy season in March. 362 more words


Two arrested on meth charges in Maquoketa

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KWQC) — Two men were arrested on drug charges after the execution of a search warrant in rural Maquoketa. Jackson County officials say multiple items used in making methamphetamine were found during the search at 16075 85th St., on Wednesday April 22, 2015. 62 more words


Bat placed on "threatened" list because of fungus

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KWQC) –A fungus continues killing bats across the Eastern United States. It causes White Nose Syndrome and fears of the disease caused the Maquoketa caves to shut down back in 2010. 378 more words


Hillcrest Academy closing due to budget issue

Since opening in 1999 Hillcrest Academy in Maquoketa has been using strictly special education funding to run the school.

According to a state law created in 1974, that is illegal, administrative costs must come from the general education fund. 361 more words