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Opinion


Kim Brooks
11/20/2019 - 2:03pm
Veterans Day honors  What a great week, last week, honoring our area veterans!  There were several opportunities for the community, and the county, to take part in thanking our local veterans. The Monticello Heritage and Cultural Center hosted a...

Agriculture


Luke Price took first place in the Monticello FFA Chapter’s Hay and Grain Show. (Photo submitted)
11/20/2019 - 1:45pm
     Hay and Grain Show winners were honored, Chapter and Greenhand Degrees were presented, and new officers were installed during the Monticello FFA Chapter Fall Fest Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Citizens State Bank Youth Development Center in...

Features


On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, seven local veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor at the Monticello Veterans Day supper. From left are Bill Kramer, Ron Picray, Daniel Manternach, Robert Ahlrichs, Arnie Allamand, Larry “Shady” Bronemann, and Fred Eggiman.
11/20/2019 - 2:24pm
     On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, seven local veterans received Quilts of Valor courtesy of Kim and Pat Tauke.      The quilts were presented during the annual Veterans Day soup supper in Monticello.      Kim shared the history of the QOV organization...

Sports


The Monticello High School football team held its annual awards event Nov. 11 in the MHS Auditorium. Panthers who were voted All-District include, first row from left: Jeff Carlson, Justin Recker, Kain Luensman, Brayden Cleeton and John James. Second row: Luke Weber, Mason Reuter, Devin Kraus, Cade Folken, Owen Thomas and Luke Lambert. Not pictured is Tyler Luensman. (Photos by Pete Temple)
11/20/2019 - 2:02pm
     For the first time since 2014, and the first time in a 16-team field since 1991, the Monticello High School football team reached the postseason this fall, on the way to a 6-4 season.      That and several individual awards were celebrated at...

Obituaries


Eric J. Jasper
11/20/2019 - 1:42pm
Eric J. Jasper, 59, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Hopkinton passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.  Visitation was held from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at St. Luke Catholic Church...

News


After a recent fatality accident at the intersection of Highway 151 and Old Dubuque Road in Anamosa, the county is considering closing the dangerous intersection. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
11/20/2019 - 2:28pm
Following the death of Deputy Treasurer Shelli Gray at the intersection of Highway 151 and Old Dubuque Road in Anamosa, the county is considering its options for that dangerous intersection.  During the Nov. 13 Jones County Supervisor meeting,...

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