Chesnut earns

IGCA Academic

All-State honor

     Kylie Chesnut, of the Maquoketa Valley High School volleyball team was among those selected as Academic All-State by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association (IGCA).

     Chesnut is a senior.


Painted feathers

program is set

     Learn some of the history of using feathers in art. We’ll take a close look at a few different painted feather styles and learn about the ins-and-outs of using feathers as a canvas. Then try your artistic skills as you paint a turkey feather to take home. Join the Jones County Naturalist on Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Central Park Nature Center. Feathers and paint will be provided. All ages welcome to attend.

     Pre-registration is required, space is limited – please register at or email  



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