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Kim Brooks
10/20/2020 - 10:11am
     “Reader’s Digest” is always full of fun and interesting stories and articles. One article I recently came across had me questioning their reporting…      The headline reads: “15 Household Objects That Might Disappear in the Next 25 Years...

Agriculture


Employees of PrairieMoon on Main in Prairieburg display the banner they received for winning the Iowa's Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest. From left are co-owner Amy Lacy, Madison Lacy, Mikayla Edwards, Alissa Connor, Adele Hogan, Sue Postel and co-owner Loren Lacy. (Photos by Pete Temple)
10/21/2020 - 9:33am
     Co-owners Loren and Amy Lacy took the advice of their customers at PrairieMoon on Main in Prairieburg.      “Everybody kept telling us, ‘You’ve got to put your tenderloin in for the pork producers’ contest,” Amy said.      They did, and it...

Features

10/21/2020 - 3:24pm
     Beginning Monday, Oct. 19, the Monticello Public Library hours will be changing:      • Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.      • Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.      • Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m.      The doors to the library will be unlocked, but...

Sports


Preston Ries of Monticello runs for a 22-yard touchdown in the first quarter of the Panthers’ playoff win over Union Oct. 16 in Monticello. (Photo by Pete Temple)
10/21/2020 - 10:03am
     There were widespread contributions from players in all facets of the game as the Monticello High School football team broke away to a 56-18 win in a Class 2A first round state playoff game Friday, Oct. 16 at Dean Nelson Field.      Freshman...

Obituaries


JoAnn M. Dingbaum
10/21/2020 - 3:22pm
      JoAnn M. Dingbaum, 83, of Hopkinton, Iowa passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Pinicon Place Senior Living, Anamosa, Iowa.       Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish...

News

10/21/2020 - 3:30pm
     1. Why are you seeking the office of State Senator? It has been an honor to represent Jones, Linn, Buchanan and Delaware counties the last few years. I have spent the majority of my time listening and moving policy forward the people from our...

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