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    UAM forestry students, faculty attend World Congress In Utah

      Students and faculty of the School of Forest Resources at the University of Arkansas at Monticello participated in the world’s largest gathering of forestry professionals in Salt Lake City, Utah on October 5-11. The students and their instructors attended the International Union of Forest Research Organizations’ World Congress, an event held once every five years.  The Congress was last held in the United States in 1971. IUFRO partnered with the Society of American Foresters … Continued

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    Update on patient who traveled to West Africa

    Friday 10 p.m. News Release The patient who was treated earlier this morning, per state health and Centers For Disease Control guidelines returned this evening with increased symptoms. He was admitted and placed in appropriate isolation and treated. He is now being transferred to another facility for a higher level of care. His condition has improved and per state health and CDC guidelines still is in a category of very low or no risk for … Continued

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    Gibson says he’s going to ‘shine a light’ on Siemens issues

      On October 11, 2013, the city of Monticello entered into a $10 million contract with Siemens Industry, Inc. to upgrade the city's water system with new water meters and replace aging water lines. A year and $7 million later, the city has hired an attorney to determine whether the transaction complies with applicable law and, if so, is the company fulfilling its obligations under the contract. Some have serious concerns about the project. Those … Continued