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Opinion

01/20/2021 - 1:14pm
To the Editor,      The House of Representatives has, for a second time, engaged in a lawless and irrational impeachment of President Trump. This snap impeachment, after only two hours of debate, without any investigations, hearings or any due...

Agriculture

01/20/2021 - 10:20am
     The 2021 Iowa Pork Congress may not be an in-person event this year, but there are still virtual options for online sessions that will bring useful information to Iowa’s pig farmers.      “Our producer education committee focused on a few key...

Features


On Jan. 13, ownership of the former Dollar General was transferred to Creative Adventure Lab. Much work remains to turn the building into spaces for youth, families, and businesses to utilize. Seated at the table are Mayor Brian Wolken and CAL Executive Director Jordan DeGree. Standing are City Attorney Doug Herman and Economic Development Director Derek Lumsden. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
01/20/2021 - 1:40pm
     On Jan. 13, ownership of the former Dollar General (old Dime Store, as some may call it) was transferred from the City of Monticello to the Creative Adventure Lab (Rural Innovation Lab).      Based out of Dubuque, Creative Adventure Lab...

Sports


Tate Petersen of Monticello (in white) brings the ball into the frontcourt during the Jan. 12 overtime victory over Camanche at Monticello High School. (Photos by Pete Temple)
01/20/2021 - 10:40am
     Monticello and Camanche continued right where they left off last year in terms of a River Valley Conference boys basketball rivalry, playing to an overtime period before the host Panthers prevailed 62-58.      It was a game of changing leads,...

Obituaries


Robert H. Clark
01/20/2021 - 12:42pm
      Robert H. Clark, 96, formerly of Earlville, Monticello and Cedar Rapids died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.       A graveside committal service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, for Bob and his...

News

01/20/2021 - 2:16pm
     After several years of silence regarding Ely’s Stone Bridge/Stone Bridge Road outside of Monticello, the topic came up during the Jan. 12 Jones County Supervisor meeting.      Keith Stamp, a resident off of Stone Bridge Road, addressed the...

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