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Maquoketa Caves closed until September

MAQUOKETA, Iowa — If you’re planning a trip to Maquoketa Caves State Park when the weather warms up, you’ll have to wait until the end of August. 74 more words

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Maquoketa die-hard Cubs fans set to savor 2018 season

MAQUOKETA, Iowa -The call to play ball is a big deal for die-hard Cubs fans from Clover Ridge Place.

Harry was right – you can’t beat fun at the old ballpark, especially when the ballpark comes to you, complete with peanuts, popcorn and a few lemonades. 228 more words

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Meet the 2018 US grocery bagging champion from Maquoketa, Iowa

MAQUOKETA, Iowa – Once again, Iowa is home to the best grocery bagger in the nation.

The victory comes after competing at the National Grocery Association’s Best Bagger competition in Las Vegas. 224 more words

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Audit: More than $20,000 in FFA fundraiser proceeds missing

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — A special state audit report says more than $20,000 in revenue from fruit sale fundraisers either wasn’t collected or deposited for an FFA program in eastern Iowa. 131 more words

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Iowa's Secret Shelter from the Heat: Maquoketa Caves State Park

MAQUOKETA, Iowa  —  With extreme heat moving over the state, many people are looking for new ways to cool off.

In eastern Iowa’s Jackson County, there is a cool place that was first discovered by settlers back in the 1830s; Maquoketa Caves was named one of the early Iowa State Parks back in 1921. 173 more words

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Jackson County crayon recycling could be trash without cash

MAQUOKETA, Iowa –

A recycling program that keeps crayons from clogging landfills could get tossed out without cash donations.

The Hurstville Interpretive Center will no longer accept crayons for recycling after Sunday, June 18. 357 more words

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