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MCHC still seeing increased patient admissions, revenue as fiscal year ends

The Monroe County Hospital & Clinics Board of Trustees met for their regular meeting Wednesday, July 27. The board approved several credentials for physicians, learned about the different audits performed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and approved several new policies. CFO Larry Brown presented the June statistical...
MONROE COUNTY, IA
Corydon Times-Republican

County to pay $100,000 to settle gun rights case

The Monroe County Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a case after a judge found it had illegally barred firearms from its courthouse. The Iowa Firearms Coalition, a nonprofit group affiliated with the National Rifle Association, announced the settlement Aug. 1. It comes more than a year after Monroe County filed a petition against the coalition and J.D. Thompson of Albia, one of its members, asking the courts to declare unconstitutional a state law governing local firearm restrictions.
MONROE COUNTY, IA
Corydon Times-Republican

Summers, Stocker to be inducted into Albia Hall of Fame

Long-time friends, Albia Community High School graduates and KIIC Radio companions, Jason Summers and Dan Stocker, will be inducted into the Albia Hall of Fame Saturday, Aug. 6 during Restoration Days. The pair will ride in the parade which begins at 11 a.m. and will be inducted on the bandstand...
ALBIA, IA
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Supervisors approve 28E agreement with Lovilia for road maintenance

The Board of Supervisors approved a letter of support for a USDOT Bridge Investment Program grant for a Secondary Roads bridge project. According to Monroe County Engineer Jeremiah Selvy the total project is estimated to cost around $4.5 million and the grant is seeking anything up to 70-80 percent of the project cost.
LOVILIA, IA
Albia Newspapers

Summers, Stocker named to Hall of Fame

Jason Summers is a life-long resident of Albia, graduating from Albia Community High School in 1988. An entrepreneur from an early age, he started his own D.J. business at 14 and after high school went into business selling cars with his brother. He joined Johnson Insurance in 1997 selling insurance...
ALBIA, IA
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Albia Joins Main Street Community

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) named two new Main Street Communities on Tuesday, one of which is Albia. Albia and Monticello join 53 other Main Street Communities in Iowa. IEDA calls Main Street a proven strategy for downtown revitalization, a network of communities, and a national support program. It’s an exclusive designation that is only granted to a pair of Iowa communities every two years.
MONROE COUNTY, IA
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Corydon Times-Republican

2022 4-H Hall of Fame

Angela Wilson was inducted into the Monroe County 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2022 fair. Angela is pictured with her husband, Kevin Wilson. (Submitted photo)
MONROE COUNTY, IA
Corydon Times-Republican

4-H Foundation scholarships awarded

Lauren Kaldenberg, Jayce Reed and Jenna Gronewold from Monroe County were awarded 4-H Foundation Scholarships recently. Kaldenberg and Reed were awarded the Herbert and Lucille Bettis 4-H Scholarship through the Iowa 4-H Foundation and Gronewold received the Phyllis J. Olson 4-H Scholarship. Ninety-five Iowa 4-H scholarships valued at over $124,000...
MONROE COUNTY, IA