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Severe Thunderstorm Watch from 11:58PM CDT MON until 7AM CDT TUE

This bulletin remains in effect until 7:00 am Tuesday for Monroe County, IA


New patrol truck ordered by sheriff

Monroe County Sheriff Dan Johnson opened two bids for a new patrol truck. The new truck will replace a pick-up with about 170,000 miles on … Read more

School board narrows choices for next infrastructure project

The Albia Community School Board is getting close to making a decision on its next major school infrastructure improvement plan. RDG Planni… Read more

Eddyville girl is fair queen

On Saturday, Hannah Koellner, of Eddyville, the Mahaska County queen from the Southern Iowa Fair, was crowned as the 2019 Iowa State Fair q… Read more


Blue Pride Night Aug. 19

The Albia Booster Club will be hosting a Blue Pride Night on Monday, Aug. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. at Albia Community High School. The purpos… Read more

Champions crowned in youth golf

The 22nd annual Albia Junior Golf Championship was held on Monday, July 29 at Albia Country Club with 16 golfers competing in seven differe… Read more

Beard, Lawrence first team all-state, Schroeder second

The Albia Lady Dee softball team continued to reap honors from the Iowa Softball Coaches Association. Read more


A special summer 50 years ago

Fifty years ago, when I was 15 years old, heading into my sophomore year of high school, there is no way I could have known a half century … Read more

Replace ‘If Only’ with ‘already’

I would be the first to tell you that every day when you roll out of bed is not necessarily a good day. But then again, that is in retrospe… Read more

Delaney shows a lot of courage

I’ve been sitting in the editor’s chair way too long to be super impressed by any political candidate or any super star for that matter. On… Read more


John Van Wardhuizen (1962-2019)

John Van Wardhuizen unexpectedly left this world on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at his home in Lovilia. John was born on Nov. 30, 1962 at the Mo… Read more

Lelah Marlin (1927-2019)

Lelah Mae Marlin, age 91, of Albia, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at Monroe Care Center in Albia. Read more

Dennis Spears (1944-2019)

Dennis LeRoy Spears, age 75, of Albia passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia. Read more

Upcoming Events

Medicare Seminar

Are you going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare for a while… Read more

10th Annual Georgetown Golf Open

The 10th Annual Georgetown Open Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at Albia Go… Read more

Fabulous Fall Festival

Trinity United Methodist Church in Albia is holding a “Fabulous Fall Festival” on Sunday, Aug. 25 f… Read more


Weather Today

Strong to severe thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.


87° 69°

Strong to severe thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:80%
UV Index:8 Very High
Sunrise:06:26:02 AM
Sunset:08:02:51 PM

This Week's Forecast

Thunderstorms, some may contain heavy rain. Lows overnight in the upper 60s.Mon
80%84° 68°
Strong to severe thunderstorms likely. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
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Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Wed
50%77° 58°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 50s.Thu
20%78° 57°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 50s.Fri
20%77° 56°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the low 60s.Sat
20%77° 62°
Isolated thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sun
30%81° 65°