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Opinion

11/25/2020 - 8:47am
Dear voters,      I started thinking about this when no one had called the election except President Trump; while I’ve reflected that has changed, but it is irrelevant to my point. I am trying to talk to the people on both sides of the political...

Agriculture

11/25/2020 - 1:27pm
     The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds dairy producers that the deadline to enroll in Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2021 is Friday, Dec. 11. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened DMC signup in October to help producers...

Features


Memphis Russ, first grade, ponders a question in his workbook. Monticello students and parents have had to make some adjustments while learning from home. (Photos submitted)
11/25/2020 - 9:01am
     The Monticello Community School District (MCSD) has been utilizing online learning since Wednesday, Nov. 11. Students are expected to return to in-person learning following Thanksgiving break on Nov. 30, pending the current COVID-19 situation...

Sports


Tyler Luensman, first team defensive back.
11/25/2020 - 1:38pm
     Four Monticello Panthers made the All-State football teams selected by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) during its annual All-State meeting Sunday, Nov. 22, via Zoom.      The team, voted upon by sportswriters and coaches from...

Obituaries


Hugh G. Bowman
11/25/2020 - 8:31am
      Hugh G. Bowman, 89, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died on Nov. 14, 2020 at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa. Cause of death was COVID-19 pneumonia.       Hugh was born on April 14, 1931 in Maquoketa, Iowa, the son of Francis and...

News

11/25/2020 - 8:59am
     A variety of new ideas surfaced during the first round of public feedback regarding what to do with the old Central Middle School building, during a Google Meet event Thursday, Nov. 19.      The meeting, moderated by Monticello Community School...

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