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Opinion

05/15/2024 - 7:28am
To the Editor,    In response to some previous Letters to the Editor regarding Caitlin Clark for governor, if you read the Iowa Constitution, it states that the governor must be at least 30 years of age and Caitlin Clark would not be eligible to run...

Agriculture


The Jones County Cattlemen donated $300 in beef certificates to the Wyoming Food Pantry to celebrate Beef Month. Pictured are Ty Jeffery of the JCC (center), with Steve Petersen (left) and Gary Sievers of the food pantry. (Photos submitted)
05/15/2024 - 2:17pm

Features


This Friday, May 17, Karde’s C-Store will celebrate its 40th anniversary in business. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
05/15/2024 - 7:41am
     “We really appreciate the community and our customers. We are only here because of them,” thanked Mike Cox, co-owner of Karde’s C-Store and Karde’s 151. “The past 40 years, this has been a huge part of my life.”    “It’s hard to believe it’s...

Sports


Monticello boys who qualified for the State Track and Field Meet, from left: Aedan Althoff, Zach Yates, Preston Ries and Ty Tallman. (Photos by Pete Temple)
05/15/2024 - 2:35pm
   A total of six entries in four events will represent Monticello High School at the State Class 2A Boys Track and Field Meet this week at Drake University in Des Moines.    Leading that list are Preston Ries and Zach Yates, both of whom qualified...

Obituaries


James E. Hunter
05/08/2024 - 10:19am
      James E. Hunter, 66, of Monticello, Iowa passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City after a brief illness.     Visitation was held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at Sacred...

News

05/15/2024 - 7:42am
     Jones County is one step closer to potentially having a new Public Safety storage facility.    This was one of the priority projects mentioned a couple of years ago in terms of using the county's $4 million in ARPA funding.    During the May 7...

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