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James Leroy Walker
05/23/2018 - 12:29pm
James Leroy Walker, 78, of Anamosa, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, May 18, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, surrounded by his loving family.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2018 at St. Paul...

Agriculture


Kellie Lasack
05/23/2018 - 10:09am
     Jones County Farm Bureau would like to introduce Ag in the Classroom coordinator Kellie Lasack, who is from La Motte, where she grew up raising Shorthorn cattle on her family farm.      As AITC Coordinator, she will be focusing on Ag education...

Features


After 47 years, John Williams decided to retire from Julin Printing Company in Monticello. He handed ownership over to his daughter, Shannon Lambert, who has worked for the business for 14 years. From left are daughters Jamie Thompson, who has worked at Julin for 16 years, and Lambert; Williams; and son Jason Williams, who has worked there for seven years. (Photo submitted)
05/23/2018 - 1:03pm
     A long-standing business in Monticello is under new ownership, and staying in the family.      Julin Printing Company is owned by new CEO, Shannon Lambert. Lambert is the daughter of John Williams, who owned the local commercial printing...

Sports


Monticello’s state champion 4x800 relay team, from left: Taylor McDonald, Gabrielle Steiner, Jordyn Patterson and Paige Holub. (Photos by Pete Temple)
05/23/2018 - 10:41am
     Monticello’s 4x800-meter relay team won a Class 2A state championship for the third straight year, and senior Paige Holub wrapped up her historic high school running career with a runner-up finish in the 800-meter run.      Those were the...

Obituaries


Mary McLaughlin Farley
05/24/2018 - 10:43am
     Mary McLaughlin Farley, 69, wife of Michael Farley of Ankeny, Iowa, passed away on Feb. 4, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Born on Nov. 5, 1948, she was the second child of James...

News

05/23/2018 - 1:01pm
     Jones County Economic Development (JCED) President Patty Manuel has announced the hiring of Derek Lumsden as their new executive director. The JCED Board of Directors reviewed several applications and interviewed three individuals, narrowing...

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