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Opinion

02/19/2020 - 8:56am
     If you haven’t heard by now, there is a lot to look forward to this summer in Jones County.      We have the traditional events and activities such as the Great Jones County Fair, Fourth of July events in every community in Jones County, and...

Agriculture


Unity Point Health in Monticello, including Chris Kramer (left) and Dee Gilson were among the recipients of pork sticks from the Jones County Pork Producers. The producers also donated $100 to the HACAP in Anamosa. (Photos submitted)
04/08/2020 - 9:03am

Features


Levi Temple, a MHS junior, was named KCRG’s Student of the Month for February. Temple was nominated by his youth bowling league coach, Tony Mondl. Temple said the whole experience has taken him by surprise. (Express file photo)
02/19/2020 - 9:14am
     Thanks to so much community support and online voting, Levi Temple of Monticello was named the KCRG-TV9’s Student of the Month for February.      The Monticello High School junior was nominated by his youth league bowling coach, Tony Mondl....

Sports


Matt Manternach competes in an indoor meet for Iowa this spring. (Photo courtesy of Darren Miller, hawkeyesports.com)
04/08/2020 - 9:12am
     This was the spring in which many former Monticello High School athletes were seniors in college, looking forward to one last shot at glory.      It wasn’t to be. The NCAA shut down the spring sports season due to the COVID-19 virus, and the...

Obituaries


Jeffrey Straw
02/19/2020 - 8:38am
Jeffrey Joseph Straw, 58, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Visitation is 1 to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m., with Pastor Mike...

News

03/31/2020 - 10:28am
Two additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Jones County. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individuals, one in the age range of 18-40 years and one in the age range of 41-60 years, are self...

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