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Opinion


Kim Brooks
04/14/2021 - 10:02am
     About a month ago, I attended one of the community vaccine clinics organized by Jones County Public Health in Anamosa. I got to see first-hand how well-run the clinic was from when you walked in the door to check in, filled out the paperwork,...

Agriculture


The Monticello FFA Chapter held its annual banquet April 8 at the Citizens State Bank Youth Development Center. Iowa Degree recipients for 2021 include Kadence Barnhart, pictured with Davin Wickman (chapter president). Not pictured are Ty Jesenovec and Joseph Schrader.
04/14/2021 - 10:07am

Features


Monticello Police Officer Zach Buehler and 4-year-old Czech Shepherd Rogue will soon serve as the MPD’s K-9 team. Rogue has been with Buehler since he was 8 weeks old. Buehler has years of experience owning and training dogs. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
04/14/2021 - 10:11am
     The Monticello Police Department soon hopes to welcome a new member to the agency: K-9 Rogue.      Rogue is a 4-year-old Czech Shepherd dog, owned, trained, and handled by Officer Zach Buehler. Buehler brought Rogue home when he was just 8...

Sports


Connor Lambert chips onto the first green for the Panthers in the season-opening win over Northeast of Goose Lake April 5 at the Monticello Golf Club. (Photo by Pete Temple)
04/14/2021 - 10:27am
     Monticello High School boys golf coach Curt Tauke could not have asked for a better opening to the 2021 season for the Panthers.      The team shot 160 in a 46-stroke victory over Northeast of Goose Lake to open the season April 5 at the...

Obituaries


Barbara E. Jefferson
04/14/2021 - 9:34am
      Barbara E. Jefferson, 91, of Waterloo,  and formerly of Dunkerton, died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at UnityPoint Allen Hospital in Waterloo.       She was born Jan. 31, 1930 in Monticello, the daughter of Abram Frank and Ethyl Hutton Walker....

News

04/14/2021 - 10:11am
     By the end of the week, April 9, all 600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Jones County received were administered.      “That’s 600 people who started and finished in the same week,” Lovaas said during the April 6 Jones...

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