Opinion


Kim Brooks
10/13/2021 - 2:24pm
     A very fascinating article about a small-town, locally-owned newspaper was brought to my attention last week, and then circulated Facebook…      The article, which appeared in “The Atlantic,” was written by Elaine Godfrey, who grew up in...

Agriculture


Landri Hansen, 11, of Wyoming showed pigs at the GJCF Swine Show for her third straight year. She took home several plaques and multiple ribbons for her hard work and dedication. Hansen said she learns from her cousins who have showed pigs over the years. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
10/14/2021 - 3:21pm
     For her third year exhibiting in the Great Jones County Fair Swine Show, 11-year-old Landri Hansen of Wyoming shocked herself by taking home some hardware.      Hansen, a sixth grader at Midland Schools, is a member of the Wyoming Pioneers 4-H...

Features

10/13/2021 - 2:34pm
     After a several-year absence, the Monticello Area Chamber of Commerce Inc. is bringing back some holiday fun.      Taking place right now through Nov. 18 is the 2021 MACC Chamber Bucks 50/50 Holiday Raffle. Participants could win up to $5,500...

Sports


Caleb Sauser lets out a yell as he clutches the Cowbell Trophy following Monticello’s 14-8 win over Anamosa Oct. 8 at Dean Nelson Field. (Photos by Pete Temple)
10/14/2021 - 3:43pm
     The spirited Cowbell Trophy rivalry football game between Monticello and Anamosa had to take a year off in 2020 due to issues with COVID-19.      It returned Friday at Dean Nelson Field, in all of its throw-out-the-records tradition and glory....

Obituaries


Sally L. Neunaber
10/13/2021 - 12:46pm
      Sally L. Neunaber, 82, of Anamosa, passed away at Monticello Nursing and Rehab Center on Oct. 1, 2021.       Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday morning, Oct. 16, 2021 at Goettsch Funeral Home, Anamosa where friends may call from...

News

10/13/2021 - 2:34pm
     Another lengthy discussion ensued during the Oct. 4 Monticello City Council meeting when further diving into and discussing the FEMA flood buy-out property at 202. N. Main St., owned by Richard Wolken.      The property contains six apartments...

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