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Brighton’s volunteer service extends beyond being an EMT

Posted April 23, 2014 at 12:47 pm

PHOTO: Roger Brighton has been a volunteer EMT for the Monticello Ambulance Service since April 24, 2000, exactly 14 years ago this week. He said the job is a very rewarding experience. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
 
By Kim Brooks, Express Editor

This series titled “Heroes of Our Community” is intended to introduce residents to the police, fire and ambulance crews who serve Monticello and beyond.

It was exactly 14 years ago this week, April 24, 2000, that Roger Brighton started volunteering as an EMT for the Monticello Ambulance Service.

“I started out as a driver,” he said, in the beginning. At that time, those who

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    Authorities say no threats were made

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Knife incident causes school lockdown

    PHOTO: Jones County Sheriff’s Deputies approach one of the suspects involved in last week’s knife incident near the middle school area, behind Kelly’s Country Oven. The ordeal caused schools to go on lockdown. Law enforcement ruled that the suspects did

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    Graver takes on numerous roles as local police sergeant

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 8:21 am

    PHOTO: Monticello Police Sergeant Dawn Graver talks with middle school girls during a class presentation on safe driving. From left are Emily Kurt, Shalay Bronemann, Breanna Adams, Kaylee Stephen and Maria Recker. (Photo courtesy of Rucker Photography)
     

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    Board, JREC discuss issues about center

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 8:16 am

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

    What started as a budget hearing for the Monticello Community School District turned into a lengthy discussion about issues involving the Jones Regional Education Center (JREC) and the merits of the center itself.

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    A new ambulance takes to the streets in Monti

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 8:15 am

    PHOTO: You won’t be able to miss the new Monticello ambulance. The black and red color scheme was used to help identify it with Monticello, as the schools also use the same colors. Ambulance Director Brian Hahn said it unifies the community.

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    Drake to host 11 Panther entries

    Posted April 23, 2014 at 10:37 am

    PHOTO: Monticello’s qualifiers to the Drake Relays, first row from left: Trent Aitchison, Jordan Loes (alternate), Matt Manternach, Michael Melchert and Ben Ahlrichs. Second row: Cody Jamison, Isaac Holtz, Garrett Rieniets, Daniel Pike and Nick Meyers. (Photo by Pete Temple)

    BOYS TRACK

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    Panther pair shine in two meets

    Posted April 23, 2014 at 10:36 am

    PHOTO: Ellen Schlarmann extends her lead on the way to winning the 3,000-meter run April 15 in Anamosa. (Photo by Pete Temple)

    GIRLS TRACK

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

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    Panthers lose pair of close ones

    Posted April 23, 2014 at 10:34 am

    BOYS SOCCER

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

    Monticello had its chances, and kept things close, but suffered a pair of boys soccer losses last week.

    The first

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    Maquoketa downs Monti

    Posted April 23, 2014 at 10:34 am

    GIRLS SOCCER

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

    Maquoketa’s aggressive play was a factor as the Cardinals handed the Monticello girls soccer team a 7-0 defeat Thursday, April 17 in Monticello.

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    Hey, postseason: Shape up

    Posted April 23, 2014 at 10:34 am

    APRIL 23 HOME STRETCH COLUMN — PETE TEMPLE, SPORTS EDITOR

    This postseason needs to shape up.

    In the sports world, this time of year is probably my favorite. Baseball is under way,

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    Panthers start with wins

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 1:24 pm

    PHOTO: Ben Bollwitt hits a fairway shot April 7 against North Cedar at the Monticello Golf Club. (Photo by Pete Temple)

    BOYS GOLF

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

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    MHS to be solid despite numbers

    Posted April 16, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    GIRLS GOLF PREVIEW

    By Pete Temple, Express Sports Editor

    Despite low numbers, the Monticello High School girls golf team has much to look forward to this season.

    “We

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