About Us


The Outlook is the official newspaper of its hometown, Monona, Iowa, as well as the neighboring communities of Farmersburg and Luana, as well as the MFL MarMac school district.


The offices of The Outlook are located at 116 West Center Street in downtown Monona. The weekly newspaper is published everyWednesday and is available by subscription, in the office and at local newsstands.


Started in 1999, The Outlook has experienced a number of owners throughout the years. Since January 2015, Mid-America Publishing, headquartered in Hampton, Iowa, has owned and published The Outlook.


Mid-America Publishing owns 29 newspapers and shoppers in Iowa. They include weeklies from neighboring communities Postville (The Herald) and Calmar (The Courier) as well as communities farther afield like Grundy Center and Keota.




The Monona Outlook

116 West Center Street                                                       

Monona, IA 52159

County: Clayton

Phone: 563-539-4554

Fax: 563-539-4585

Website:  www.outlooknewspaper.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/outlooknewspaper


Publish Days: Wednesday

Circulation:  798




Managing Editor: John Jensen

Office Manager:  Andra Meana

Office Assistant: Anna Jones

Advertising Manager: Nicole Vega

Graphic Designer: Jennifer Lubka