03/29/2023 - 10:05am
   In my 14 years of working for the Express, I've had many unique and wonderful opportunities that I wouldn't get to experience if I were not in this profession, this community. March 25 was definitely one of those moments…    After having gotten...


The Monticello FFA Banquet was held March 23 at the Youth Development Center. Ten chapter members earned their Iowa Degree. They include, first row from left: Cooper Wickman, Landon Orcutt, Claire Hogan and Carter Martin. Second row: Dawson Ricklefs, Kole Weber, Steven Bader and John Welter. Not pictured are Chesney Capron and Kaden McAtee. (Photos by Pete Temple)
03/29/2023 - 8:39am


Beginning April 1, get outdoors to take part in Blu Track’s Family Scavenger Hunt. Four golden tickets are hidden in public spaces in Monticello and Anamosa. Each winner receives a Blu Track and race cars. (Photo submitted)
03/29/2023 - 10:16am
     Beginning April 1, make your way around the City of Monticello to local parks, outdoor spaces, and open spaces for the "Blu Track Family Scavenger Hunt."    Blu Track is partnering with the Monticello Area Chamber of Commerce for this...


Savannah Freese clears a hurdle in the 55-meter hurdles event at the RVC Indoor Meet March 21 in Dubuque. (Photo by Pete Temple)
03/29/2023 - 8:59am
   With top-three finishes in five events, the Monticello girls track and field team wrapped up its indoor season with a fifth-place finish in the River Valley Conference Indoor Meet March 21 at the University of Dubuque.    Two of those were runner...


Maynard Lewis Beitz
03/24/2023 - 7:45am
      Maynard Lewis Beitz, age 82, of Fort Collins, Colo. passed away March 15, 2023, at his home after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.     Graveside Service with Military Honors to be held Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 11 a.m. at Buck Creek...


03/29/2023 - 10:26am
   The Monticello Community School District is closing in on a deal to sell the old middle school property for Theisen Real Estate, LLC.    On Monday at its regular meeting, the Monticello School Board passed a resolution to sell the property to the...

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