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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…

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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.

Evelyn Lorene Murphy, age 104, of Albia, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at her home in Albia, IA.

George Randolph Osing, 63, of rural Blakesburg, formerly of Eddyville, passed away February 15, 2021 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.