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Opinion


Kim Brooks
10/20/2020 - 10:11am
     “Reader’s Digest” is always full of fun and interesting stories and articles. One article I recently came across had me questioning their reporting…      The headline reads: “15 Household Objects That Might Disappear in the Next 25 Years...

Agriculture


Blaine Becker
10/28/2020 - 8:43am
   Hello, my name is Blaine Becker.  I am the new wildlife biologist assisting the Jones Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).      I will be working primarily on private lands to conserve...

Features

10/21/2020 - 3:24pm
     Beginning Monday, Oct. 19, the Monticello Public Library hours will be changing:      • Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.      • Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.      • Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m.      The doors to the library will be unlocked, but...

Sports


Bringing down Crestwood quarterback Carter Henry (10) are Monticello’s Owen Thomas (70) and Ethan Tallman in the Panthers’ playoff win Oct. 23 at Dean Nelson Field. (Photos by Pete Temple)
10/28/2020 - 9:04am
     It came down to a last-ditch pass from Crestwood quarterback Carter Henry to the Monticello end zone, knocked down by the Panthers’ Justin Recker, before Monticello could claim a 28-27 state football second round victory.      There were many...

Obituaries


JoAnn M. Dingbaum
10/21/2020 - 3:22pm
      JoAnn M. Dingbaum, 83, of Hopkinton, Iowa passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at Pinicon Place Senior Living, Anamosa, Iowa.       Visitation will be held 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a parish...

News

10/21/2020 - 3:30pm
     1. Why are you seeking the office of State Senator? It has been an honor to represent Jones, Linn, Buchanan and Delaware counties the last few years. I have spent the majority of my time listening and moving policy forward the people from our...

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