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Maquoketa youth summit discusses diversity, immigration during trying times

MAQUOKETA, Iowa – High school students are learning how to embrace diversity during national struggles over immigration policy.

“Seeing everyone breaking into these divisions is tearing me apart personally,” said Brittanie Davis, 16, a junior at Maquoketa High. 246 more words


Police respond to fatal accident in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) – Police responded early Sunday morning to a vehicle rollover in Jackson County that was fatal for the driver.

At 4:31 am, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle rollover on 174th Ave, just south of 19th Street, southwest of Maquoketa. 70 more words


Maquoketa students win STEAM award from Samsung

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KWQC) – A group of high school students in Maquoketa are being recognized by Samsung for their use of STEAM skills to educate their community. 178 more words


Three arrested following break-in and shooting in Maquoketa

MAQUOKETA — A break in at a Maquoketa trailer park on Monday, Jan. 9, resulted in one man with a non-life threatening gunshot wound and three others booked into jail. 155 more words


Shooting at Maquoketa mobile home park: 1 hospitalized, 3 arrested-UPDATED

UPDATE 10am:

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (KWQC) — Police say one person was shot and three people were arrested in an attempted burglary Monday night, January 9, 2017. 250 more words


Paying It Forward to...The Bus Monitor

MAQUOKETA, Iowa – A bus monitor in the local school district is being recognized for his attitude at work.

Bus monitor Jeff Clark was diagnosed with melanoma five years ago. 219 more words

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Woman found unresponsive in DeWitt identified-UPDATED

UPDATE: Police have identified the woman found Wednesday as Alana Marie Hensen of Maquoketa, Iowa. Police say Hensen was found near an alley outside a residence in the 1200 block of 6th Ave. 122 more words