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Kim Brooks
02/21/2018 - 9:43am
     There are always perks to the job… any job really. (Though I’ve mostly worked in journalism so I wouldn’t know about ALL of the professions out there. When I waited tables and bar tended in high school and college, the perk was getting to cook...

Agriculture

02/21/2018 - 9:24am
     Are you a college student or recent college graduate looking for an internship in conservation and/or agriculture? The Jones Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) has an internship opportunity this summer that may interest you. The...

Features


The Monticello School District Foundation gave over $20,000 to help purchase new band uniforms of the Monticello High School Marching Band. The students wore the uniforms while marching and performing in the Memorial Day parade in May 2017. (Express file photo)
02/21/2018 - 11:00am
     As March fast approaches, everyone is thinking spring… And the 13th Annual Monticello School District Foundation Dinner and Auction.      The event will take place the evening of Saturday, March 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Monticello Berndes Center....

Sports

02/21/2018 - 2:08pm
     A 28-0 second half run broke open a close game and sent the Monticello High School girls basketball team to a 59-33 victory over previously unbeaten Osage in the Class 3A, Region 3 championship game Saturday, Feb. 17 in Independence.      The...

Obituaries

02/21/2018 - 1:39pm
     Ruth Eleanor Mills, age 83, of Waverly, Minn., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at The Lodge in Howard Lake, Minn.      Ruth was born in Scotch Grove, Iowa on Jan. 16, 1935 the daughter of Paul H. and Katherine (Himebaugh) Paulsen.     ...

News

02/21/2018 - 11:04am
     After a closed session at the conclusion of the Feb. 5 Monticello City Council meeting, the council was in a position at its Feb. 19 meeting to approve the purchase of the tax sale certificate on property located at 103. W. First St.      The...

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