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Opinion

10/18/2017 - 1:14pm
     On March 29, 2017, the Express ran an article outlining options the Monticello City Council could take toward the longevity of the city fountain.      The fountain was built in the mid-1950s near the intersections of S. Cedar Street and S. Main...

Agriculture

10/18/2017 - 9:37am
     The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Oct. 6 that it will process many pending eligible offers for land enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), and it will temporarily suspend accepting most new offers until later in...

Features

10/18/2017 - 1:37pm
     For the sixth year, the Monticello Express and Shoppers’ Guide held its annual Pink Out event on Oct. 11 to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October). This year, over $2,400 was raised.      In an effort to raise money for the cause, the...

Sports


Andrew Mescher makes a diving catch for Monticello near midfield during the Panthers’ game at Dyersville Beckman Friday, Oct. 13. Monticello gained 28 yards on the play. (Photos by Pete Temple)
10/18/2017 - 10:16am
     Monticello outgained Dyersville Beckman, 362 to 306. The Panthers outscored Beckman 16-14 in the second half.      What they couldn’t overcome, however, were a 17-0 deficit at halftime, and nine penalties for 115 yards in the first half, as the...

Obituaries


Velva Gadient
10/09/2017 - 1:33pm
     Velva Gadient, 91, of Monticello died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at home.      Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at the Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish rosary and vigil service will be held at 3 p.m....

News


Orbis and Menasha employees, along with Monticello and JCED officials, take part in the groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 12. The addition would more than double the size of Orbis’ current plant, allowing for future growth. Construction is expected to be done by the summer of 2018. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
10/18/2017 - 1:40pm
     On Oct. 12, Orbis Corporation in Monticello held a groundbreaking for a new warehouse addition that will more than double the current facility, expanding from 80,000 to 180,000 square feet.      Located in Monticello, the international...

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