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06/19/2024 - 11:52am
   It has been five months since a 17-year-old Perry High School student walked out of a school bathroom and began shooting toward students who were having breakfast before heading to their classes on the morning of Jan. 4, 2024.    The first...

Agriculture


The Beringer Family Farms storefront in rural Cascade features Beringer Farm beef, as well as many other products made from local, small businesses. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
06/20/2024 - 8:56am
     “As a third-generation female farmer, I would hope and pray that my grandfather would be really proud. He was my biggest supporter. Anything I do is to give back for what he started. He was a man who was very business oriented and always...

Features


Aaron McAtee
06/19/2024 - 12:26pm
     “Our family has had a great loss by what you have done. I am not going to try and understand why. Our son was a family man, dedicated to his family, work and community. We have been told many times how people were warmed by his quick wit and...

Sports


Kinzi Schlarmann of Monticello slides in safely at second base as Midland shortstop Shea Benhart applies the tag June 12 in Monticello. (Photo by Pete Temple)
06/20/2024 - 10:16am
   The advantage high school softball and baseball teams have over those of other sports is that, after a heartbreaking loss, it’s not long until the next game.    In the case of the Monticello softball team, the disappointment of a 1-0 walkoff loss...

Obituaries


Luvern Digmann
06/19/2024 - 11:34am
      Luvern Bernard Digmann, 94, of Hopkinton passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at the Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center where he had lived since September 2018. Visitation was held from 3 - 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2024, at...

News


Andy McKean
06/19/2024 - 12:22pm
     After advancing past the June 4 primary election, Iowa House of Representatives candidate for District 66, Andy McKean, D-Anamosa, has challenged incumbent Steven Bradley, R-Cascade, to two debates.    In a letter to Bradley dated June 8,...

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