Monday, February 20, 2017

MONDAY DAILY

THE ROTARY WEB SITE.

BELOW...THE KMAQ MONDAY DAILY...,....
 
KMAQ IS A MEMBER OF THE BELLEVUE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND
THEREFORE WE ARE SELLING THESE RAFFLE TICKETS HERE AT KMAQ.
STOP IN FOR ONE OR 5, OR MAIL ME A CHECK AND I WILL FILL IN THE STUB
AND TURN IT IN...AND MAIL YOU THE LONG PART OF THE TICKET ABOVE, MARKED PAID.    YOU NEED TO BUY BEFORE MAY 9TH AND THE DRAWING
WILL BE MAY 12TH.


THIS HIT MOVIE STARTS FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE VOY THEATRE IN MAQUOKETA.
IT WILL REPLACE "FIFTY SHADES DARKER".    "FIFTY SHADES DARKER" MUST
END THIS THURSDAY NIGHT.


THE SEASON CAME TO AN END FOR THE MAQUOKETA GIRLS BASKETBALL
TEAM SATURDAY NIGHT WHEN THEY LOST TO WESTERN DUBUQUE AT
EPWORTH 55 TO 37.   THEY ENDED THE SEASON WITH A 9 AND 14 RECORD.

THE MAQUOKETA BOYS BOWLING TEAM IS BOWLING TODAY IN THE
STATE TOURNAMENT AT DES MOINES.   AFTER A SEND-OFF EVENT
YESTERDAY MORNING AT TIMBER LANES, THEY TOOK OFF AT 10 FOR
DES MOINES.   LOUIE CLASEN, OWNER OF TIMBER LANES, IS THEIR
COACH.   LAST YEAR, THEY PLACED 3RD.

TONIGHT, THE MAQUOKETA BOYS PLAY TOURNAMENT BASKETBALL AT
 MOUNT VERNON, AGAINST MOUNT VERNON, AROUND 8 OR AFTER,
AFTER THE FIRST GAME.      MAQUOKETA HAS LOST TO MOUNT VERNON
TWICE THIS YEAR, 64 TO 45 AND 69 TO 34.      MATT CLARK WILL BROADCAST THE GAME ON AM AND FM AND ON OUR HOME WEB PAGE.

THE MAQUOKETA WOMEN'S ANNUAL CITY TOURAMENT ENDED LAST WEEK
AT TIMBER LANES.    OBIE'S TEAM WON  IT, WITH 2584 PINS.    LEN'S BP CAME IN SECOND, ONE PIN BACK.     THE DOUBLES WINNERS, WERE KRISTIE CARR
AND CHALETTE GERISCHER  WITH A 1401.    AND THE SINGLES WON
BY JOYCE PAULSEN WITH A 755.

STARTED RAINING IN MAQUOKETA THIS AFTERNOON, RAIN TONIGHT ALSO.
LOOKING AHEAD, SUNNY AND 70 ON WEDNESDAY.

DENNIS VOY
































ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 18



MAYOR DON WILL GIVE THE PROGRAM THIS WEDNESDAY.

BRING A GUEST.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 17


AMBER MATHEISEN, JACKSON COUNTY EXTENSION DIRECTOR WAS THE GUEST SPEAKER THIS WEEK AT ROTARY.     SHE TOLD ABOUT THE "TOGETHER WE BUILD" ENDEAVOR IN JACKSON COUNTY....TO BUILD A NEW
BUILDING ON THE FAIRGROUNDS IN MAQUOKETA FOR THE EXTENSION
OFFICE, LONG LOCATED IN THE COURTHOUSE BASEMENT.    IT IS
CROWDED THERE, NOT VISABLE TO THE PUBLIC, NOT EASY TO GET TO FROM A PARKING SPACE OUTSIDE AND THROUGH JUST ONE DOOR AT THE COURTHOUSE.   IT HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED WHERE THE NEW BUILDING WOULD BE LOCATED ON THE FAIRGROUNDS.     THE FAIRBOARD AND THE
SUPERVISORS ARE IN FAVOR OF THE BUILDING.      ESTIMATED COST, OVER
A $MILLION DOLLARS.   MUCH MORE WILL BE COMING REGARDING THIS
ENDEAVOR.








Wednesday, February 8, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 16


NO MEETING ON WEDNESDAY THIS WEEK.

THIS WEEK'S MEETING WILL BE AT NOON THURSDAY, AT THE KMAQ
FARM AND  HOME SHOW AT THE FAIRGROUNDS.

OUR "FRIENDS OF AGRICULTURE" AWARD WINNERS BELOW:
ETTA AND GREG CULVER AT GREEN ISLAND.
FARMERS OF YEAR.    THEY HAVE FAMOUS "SCHLEHT HATCHERY" ON THEIR FARM.

PUBLIC SERVICE WINNER KELLY GERLACH OF
MAQUKETA SENTINEL-PRESS.   FOR YEARS SHE
HAS TAKEN PHOTOS OF OUR WINNERS AND 
PUT THEM AND STORY IN THE NEWSPAPER.
ANYONE KNOW THE GRANDFATHER ON LEFT?

AGRI-BUSINESS OF THE YEAR,  "TANDEM TIRE"
AND THEIR LONGTIME TIRE MAN (30 YEARS)...
FIXING THOSE BIG FARM TIRES.

OUR PREZ SALLY, INTRODUCED THE "PRESENTERS" AND DID A PRETTY GOOD JOB.
DARN...DIDN'T GET HER PICTURE THERE.




















Tuesday, January 31, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 15



JACK HASKEN (OUR PRESIDENT-ELECT) HAD THE PROGRAM THIS WEEK
AT ROTARY.     PICTURED WITH HIM, PAM BISBEE WITH IOWA WORKS AND
ANDREA FELLER WITH IOWA WORKS/CCC.    PAM, TALLER, IS TO JACK'S RIGHT AND ON PAM'S RIGHT IS ANDREA.      PHOTO BY FELLOW ROTARIAN
NORM KENNEDY.









 














Wednesday, January 18, 2017

ROTARY WEEK VOL 4 NO 13


THE PROGRAM TODAY WAS PRESENTED BY RONELLE CLARK OF MAQUOKETA, WHO RUNS "OPERATION NEW VIEW" SERVING JACKSON
COUNTY FROM OFFICES ON EAST QUARRY STREET.      BACK IN 1964, THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT WAS STARTED BY A U.S. ACT OF CONGRESS AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTION OFFICE  IN JACKSON COUNTY WAS STARTED IN 1974.    "HEAD START" IS A MAJOR PART OF THE ORGANIZATION.
HERE IN MAQUOKETA.   THERE ARE 20 STUDENTS (3-4-5 YEAR OLDS) THAT
ATTEND CLASS  FIVE DAYS A WEEK.    THE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
IS ANOTHER OFFERED BY "NEW VIEW".    FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY, HEAT
ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE  EVERY WINTER AND THIS WINTER AGAIN, THERE
WILL BE AROUND $175,000 PAID OUT OF THE MAQUOKETA OFFICE.
RONELLE IS EXCITED ABOUT HER FAIRLY NEW JOB AND INVITES ANYONE TO
TO STOP BY AND MEET THE KIDS AND FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SERVICES
OF  HER OFFICE.     SHE ALSO WELCOMES ANYONE TO ONCE OR TWICE
A MONTH, BE A MENTOR TO THESE KIDS.   THEY ENJOY AN ADULT READING
A STORY TO THEM.    RONELLE BY THE WAY, IS THE DAUGHTER OF SUE
HOVEY.    HER MOM AND LATE FATHER RAN HOV'S PUB IN DOWNTOWN
MAQUOKETA FOR A LONG TIME.     SHE DID A GREAT JOB SPEAKING TO ROTARY TODAY AND WOULD BE WILLING TO SPEAK TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS.