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Occurred : 8/30/1980 20:00 (Entered as : 08/30/1980 20:00)
Reported: 11/29/2004 9:32:26 PM 21:32
Posted: 12/3/2004
Location: Maquoketa, IA
Shape: Unknown
Duration:20 minutes
OBJECT APPEREAD WAS DIM GOT BRIGHT WENT EAST REAPPERED SAME SPOT REPEATED SAME THING

THE OBJECT APPEARDED IN THE NORTH SKY ME AND MY STEP DAD ALONG WITH TWO OTHERS WRE FISHING UP IN BACK OF THE LAKE HURST DAM BY MAQUOKETA IA. IT WAS DUST WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS A DIM STAR MOVED TOWARD US AND GOT VERY BRIGHT AND SAT THERE AND CHANGED MANY COLORS AND WAS SILENT THEN IT SHOT OFF TO THE EAST AT A EXTREME HI RATE OF SPEED .THEN APPERED IN THE SAME SPOT AGAIN AND REPEATED THE SAME SEQUENCE ALL OVER AGAIN WE WATCHED IT DO THIS SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE WE GOT NERVOUS AND LEFT THEN IT SEEMED TO FOLLOW US BACK TO THE DAM. WHERE WE WERE FISHING IS ABOUT A HALF MILE IN BACK OF THE LAKEHURST DAM IN MAQUOKETA IA THRU THE TIMBER ABOVE THE OLD BOAT DOCKSWE WERE FISHING ON THE BANK AND HAD A CLEAR VIEW OF THE NORTH SKY AND EAST SKY. I'LL NEVER FORGOT WHAT WE SAW.

((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))