As of Oct. 11, Jones County’s 14-day positivity rose from 11% to 11.9%. The seven-day stats rose to 16.2% from 8.8%. Statewide, both for the past seven and past 14 days, the positivity rate sat at 9.5%. Under “total positive cases,” the dashboard listed 84 for Jones County in the last seven …

The proposed map for new political boundaries in Iowa in the wake of the 2020 census failed to pass Oct. 5.

On Wednesday morning Oct. 6 at approximately 10:50 a.m., Linn County deputies, Springville Fire and Anamosa ambulance responded to a single vehicle accident in the 300 block of County Home Road.

As of Oct. 4, Jones County’s 14-day positivity dropped from 12.1% to 11%. The seven-day stats rose dropped 6% to 8.8%. Statewide, both for the past seven and past 14 days, the positivity rate sat at 9.5%. Under “total positive cases,” the dashboard listed 62 for Jones County in the last seve…

An exciting event sponsored by the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition is coming up on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the Monticello Middle School for all Jones County parents and their fifth to 12th grade students. The public is invited as well. The first part of the event, Make It OK, is f…

Douglas Hurt, 41, of Anamosa has been charged with being a prohibited person in possession of firearms and ammunition. The charge is contained in an Indictment unsealed on September 17, 2021, in the United States District Court in Cedar Rapids.

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 22, at approximately 7:06 a.m., Linn County deputies, Springville Fire, Area Ambulance and Iowa DOT Motor Vehicle Enforcement responded to a three-vehicle accident with injury at the intersection of Highway 151 and Wendling Lane.

As of Sept. 27, Jones County’s 14-day positivity rose nearly 3% to 12.1%. The seven-day stats rose 3.9% to 14.8%. Statewide, both for the past seven and past 14 days, the positivity rate sat at 9.4%. Under “total positive cases,” the dashboard listed 80 for Jones County in the last seven day…

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Following the passing of the filing deadline, the ballot is set for the Nov. 2 city and school elections.

As of Sept. 20, Jones County’s 14-day positivity dropped to 9.2% from 10.3%. The seven-day stats rose 1.6% to 10.9%. Statewide, both for the past seven and past 14 days the positivity rate sat at 9.1%. Under “total positive cases,” the dashboard listed 78 for Jones County in the last seven d…

Sept. 12-18 is Farm Safety Week. With the harvest upcoming, Iowa State Extension Field Agronomist Rebecca Vittetoe said there are a multitude of ways that farm safety can be practiced.