It’s been almost a year since Rep. Holly Brink and Sen. Ken Rozenboom have been in Monroe County to hold a monthly forum. COVID-19 put a halt to in-person gatherings at First Iowa State Bank. Saturday the two legislators used Monroe County to hold their first forum and visited with a small g…
After struggling to carve out a 29-27 lead in a lack-luster first half with six missed free throws and then trailing 46-44 to a young Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont team heading into the fourth quarter, the Albia boys exploded in the fourth quarter, scoring the first six points to win 61-50 in…
Pamela “Pam” Jean Kelly, age 71, of Centerville, formerly of Albia, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Centerville Specialty Care in Centerville, Iowa, under the care of EveryStep Hospice.
About 30 years ago (after exposing Monroe County to my opinion writing for about seven years) I was walking to my car after leaving the office and a guy pulls up, a blue collar, union Democrat (a guy I really liked) and shouted from his car, “Hi Rush!”
I received an e-mail from one of my high school buddies, a member of our 1971 South Tama unbeaten football team, the only unbeaten team in school history. He signed off “G.O.A.T” and I couldn’t figure out what the heck that meant.