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04/19/2017 - 8:47am
Kudos to the MHS girls track team      Saturday morning, April 15, the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center hosted the community Easter egg hunt on their grounds. (They took over the event after the Monticello Jaycees disbanded.)      The...

Agriculture


DeAnn Cooper Sindergard (left) representing the Iowa Council on Agricultural Education. presents the Excellence in Agriculture Education award to agriculture teacher Dawn Mausser (center) and student Amanda Fortman (right) of Maquoketa Valley. (Photo submitted)
04/19/2017 - 7:52am
     The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education awarded Maquoketa Valley Community School District in Delhi with the 2017 Excellence in Agriculture Education award. The award was presented at the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference held in Ames, Iowa...

Features


Advantage Home Medical hosted meet and greets with the Easter Bunny inside their business on April 13. They also had people guess how many jellybeans were inside a jar for a chance to win a real bunny. Here, Ava Zimmerman, 9, pets the real bunny. (Photos by Kim Brooks)
04/19/2017 - 8:56am

Sports


Shalay Bronemann clears a hurdle during the 400-meter hurdles event at the Anamosa meet April 11. (Photos by Pete Temple)
04/19/2017 - 8:13am
     Two big meets, two wins.      The Monticello High School girls track and field team continued its success in Eastern Iowa meets this season, scoring victories in the Anamosa and Tipton meets April 11 and 13, respectively.      The win at...

Obituaries

04/21/2017 - 8:58am
Kay Ann Shankland, 79, of Anamosa, Iowa died Saturday April 15, 2017 at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.   Friends and relatives gathered at 10 am Friday, April 21, 2017, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Anamosa where a...

News

04/19/2017 - 9:03am
     With action listed on the April 11 Jones County Board of Supervisor agenda concerning Stone Bridge, the board decided to postpone formal action. A final decision will be made during the April 18 board meeting.      During the April 11 meeting,...

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