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Opinion

09/06/2018 - 12:43pm
     For a number of weeks now our readers have read Letters to the Editor from those of all walks of life in support of a new middle school in Monticello. The Monticello Express joins those in lending our support behind the Sept. 11 Monticello...

Agriculture

09/12/2018 - 12:47pm
     Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced Sept. 10 that a record number of Iowa farmers again signed up to install nutrient reduction practices on their farm through the Iowa Water Quality Initiative’s statewide cost share program...

Features


As the middle school secretary, Angie Shady takes on many tasks throughout her day in the office. She started working for the MCSD five years ago as a student associate, and has been working in the office for the past three years. One of her responsibilities is writing out passes for students who might be late for their next class, as seen her with eighth-grader Bella Mullen. (Photo by Kim Brooks)
09/06/2018 - 10:54am
     Panther Professionals is a weekly series highlighting educators, administrators, staff and aides who are dedicated to the future of the Monticello Community School District.      Despite having started her career in education five years ago,...

Sports


Gavin Cooper of Monticello (13) collides with a Bellevue defender after catching a pass in the Sept. 7 Panther home game. (Photos by Pete Temple)
09/13/2018 - 9:10am
     Bellevue’s Hunter Clasen scored all five of his team’s touchdowns, and the Comets jumped to a big early lead on the way to a 36-7 win over Monticello in a Sept. 7 high school football game at Dean Nelson Field.      The Comets came into the...

Obituaries

09/06/2018 - 1:00pm
      Rose M. Sievers, 97, of Monticello and formerly of Waverly passed away early Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2018, at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.        Rose was born on May 7, 1921 in Hartstown, Pa., the daughter of Bertha (...

News

09/06/2018 - 12:42pm
Tax impact if bond issue passes   Residential property (If assessed value is $100,000) Annual additional tax – $139.62 Monthly additional tax – $11.63   Commercial property (If assessed value is $100,000) Annual additional tax – $247.50 Monthly...

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