February 2023

Police Department requests BCA review of investigation

Recent news reports published in an area daily newspaper have led to some speculation in the community regarding an investigation conducted by the Montevideo Police Department into what was deemed to be a suicide in Chinhinta Park in September 2020.

News from Milan

Ah. The joy of sunshine that we have enjoyed the past few days. But wait. We have another nasty storm predicted for next week. Will we ever just get a couple inches of snow without gale force winds and/or dangerously cold temperatures? It must be getting close to state tournament time. That’s my only explanation.

Thunder Hawk boys take on Dawson/Boyd

Last Friday the Thunder Hawk boys varsity basketball team traveled to Dawson to take on the Blackjacks for a 68-78 loss. Leaders in the game included Mason Jerve who scored 27 points with seven rebounds, and two steals, while Devin Ashling added another 14 points with two assists to the team total. Complete scoring from that game follows: Montevideo (11-11) 39 29 — 68 D-B (20-3) 37 41 — 78 Individual Scoring: Mason Jerve 27, Carson Boike 11, Cooper Dack 2, Gannon Reidinger 10, Devin Ashling 14, Griffin Epema 4 3-pointers: Jerve 5 Rebound leader: Jerve 7 Assist leader: Ashling 2 Steal leaders: Jerve 2, Boike 2, Epema 2

One-man show to perform downtown February 24th

MG Bailey, whose first name is Matthew, will be visiting Montevideo to play his live, one-manband music at Talking Waters Brewing Company downtown on Friday, February 24th. Bailey, who hails from Homewood, Illinois, says he was first introduced to playing music as a kid when he was playing saxophone in the school band.


Assembly of God, Clarkfield SUNDAY: Sunday School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Evening 7 p.m. Wednesday: Teens 5 p.m.; Young Explorers 6:30 p.m.

Beyond Reason

In Which Apologies to A.A. Milne are in Order Very recently, Mùchén, a low-level but good-hearted Chinese administrator of very little brain in the Ministry of National Defense was admitted through a red door to the office of The Minister.

From the Editor’s Desk

Valentine’s Day happens to be one of those holidays that becomes less exciting once you are an adult with adult children. In my house, not much hoopla surrounds the holiday.