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In a Pinewood Elementary School classroom in the early 1990s, second grade teacher Georgia Docherty kindled a spark of passion for books in her student, Jennifer Hill. The class did author studies on notable children’s authors like Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola and Leo Lionni. They went to meet dePaola and watch a play based on [...]

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CentraCare Health – Monticello’s birth center  is now open to provide labor, delivery and newborn care. An advance open house celebrating the event was held Thursday, Feb. 27. The public was able to meet with physicians, talk with nurses and tour the birth center as well as enjoy refreshments before a short program featuring  Dr. [...]

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ECM Marketing Manager Krista Jech has added a new role as manager of ECM Specialty Publications, which has a special focus on continuing partnerships with area chambers of commerce to produce membership directories, resource guides and community maps as it has done for the past fifteen years.

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Freshly fried fish will be the tasty attraction when one of Monticello’s most popular community service events returns to Pinewood Elementary School Friday, March 7. The Monticello Rotary Club is getting ready for its 37th annual fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. “We’ve done the fish fry on the first Friday of March for [...]

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The Monticello Fire Department has an urgent weather-related request. Fire Chief Steve Joerg needs residents to clear snow from neighborhood hydrants. “I have real concerns right now with us having a structure fire, and not being able to locate hydrants right away” Joerg said, adding that if you live in a town home development or [...]

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