Archive for Dave Vickers

Maquoketa Police Office Shot-read the details

Provided by Sheri Melvold of KMAQ of Maquoketa

THE MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY SHOT A MAQUOKETA POLICE OFFICER WAS DEAD WHEN OFFICERS FOUND HIM IN AN OVERTURNED PICKUP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING IN CLINTON COUNTY.

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The tentative meeting schedule for governmental bodies this week

City legal counsel interviews, council committees to consider changes in calendar parking & sewer main route plus the Camanche City Council meets are among the sessions

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Report says Sioux County is the healthiest in the state-Clinton County is 78th

from Radio Iowa By Matt Kelley

A new report ranks the overall health of all 99 Iowa counties. The study used some 30 factors to compile the rankings, things like childhood poverty, smoking, college attendance, physical activity and access to physicians.  Link included to local statistics page.

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Clinton School’s Royalty week comments from students & staff

In support of Clinton Schools Royalty Week, both teachers and students were asked about what makes them proud about their school or district.  Superintendent Deb Olson supplied us with some of those responses. » Read more..

State population grows slowly, paced by metro areas

From Radio Iowa – March 27, 2014  – By

The latest U.S. Census Bureau estimate shows little change in the slow growth pattern of the state. The coordinator of the State Data Center,  Gary Krob,  says a central Iowa county is once again the leader in growth. “Dallas County is the fastest growing county in the state of Iowa — had been for a number of years now — and at a significant pace too,” Krob says. He says it was “pretty significant” growth at 12.9 percent, with the next closest in growth being Johnson County at 6.3 percent.

Local numbers are included plus a link to the tables of all the details.

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