12/05/2018 - 2:21pm
To the Editor,      Dear neighbors and friends. Once again we were truly amazed at the generosity of the people of Monticello. From the many donations of money and food, to the many, many volunteers who gave of their time and talents to make this...


12/19/2018 - 8:43am
     Commercial manure applicators should plan to attend the Commercial Manure Applicator training program scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, from 9 a.m. to noon. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in cooperation with the Iowa...


Hootie and the Blowfish announced their 25th anniversary tour on Dec. 3. The GJCF and Iowa State Fair are official tour stops next summer. Tickets go on sale Dec. 7. (Photo courtesy of the GJCF)
12/05/2018 - 2:54pm
     The Great Jones County Fair is excited to announce its final night of concert entertainment for the 2019 season.      Hootie and the Blowfish with special guest Barenaked Ladies will be performing on Friday, July 19 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale...


12/19/2018 - 8:45am
Boys basketball      Two Tri-Rivers Conference wins lifted Maquoketa Valley to a 3-1 season record.      The Wildcats opened the week with a 58-46 win at Bellevue Marquette Dec. 4, as Andrew Holtz poured in 23 points. Holtz shot 8-for-12 from the...


Johanna “Jo” Catherine (Redmond) Deuker
12/05/2018 - 2:15pm
      Johanna "Jo" Catherine (Redmond) Deuker of Burton, Mich., age 85, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 12 noon Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 North Dayton...


12/05/2018 - 2:50pm
     It was a packed house on Nov. 25 inside the Monticello City Council Chambers as city officials and residents met to discuss the N. Sycamore Street reconstruction project.      “The project includes rehabilitation and reconstruction of N....

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