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Opinion

06/20/2018 - 9:36am
To the Editor,      I have worked at Jones Regional Medical Center for the past 14½ years. During that time, I have had the privilege of being involved in building a new hospital, an expansion project and seeing healthcare in our community go from...

Agriculture

06/20/2018 - 9:11am
     Dairy experts from across the Midwest will present at the Iowa-Wisconsin Silage Conference on June 21 in Dubuque. Experts from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, as well as from the University of Wisconsin, University of Nebraska and...

Features


GJCF Manager John Harms announces Lowell Tiedt’s induction into the GJCF Hall of Fame. Tiedt (left) has held many leadership roles surrounding the fair, 4-H and Extension. He’s also served his country in the military, earning the highest rank possible. Tiedt said he just wants to help as many people as he can, especially the youth. (Photos by Hannah Gray)
06/20/2018 - 10:15am
     The weather on June 13 was uncharacteristically fair-like weather, but made for a great kickoff for the 2018 Great Jones County Fair.      The annual event took place at the new Equestrian Center. Food was served inside, with attendees and...

Sports


Panther shortstop Andrew Mescher throws out a runner during the June 12 game at Midland. (Photos by Pete Temple)
06/20/2018 - 9:42am
     There was no question about the most significant of the Monticello baseball team’s five wins last week – wins that extended the Panthers’ winning streak to nine.      That would be the June 14, 5-3 win at second-ranked Iowa City Regina. It was...

Obituaries


Juanita M. Slauson
06/20/2018 - 9:38am
Juanita M. Slauson, 88, of Coralville and formerly of Monticello died Sunday, June 17 2018, at Windmill Manor in Coralville. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello where a Mass...

News

06/20/2018 - 10:13am
     Camp Courageous of Iowa, based near Monticello, was forced to close this week after more than a dozen staff members came down with what was described as “flu-like symptoms.”      Camp Courageous, which has been around since 1972, is a year-...

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