“Join us in bringing the spirit of Main Street to Washington,” said Delano attorney Tom Emmer, as he announced that he is running to represent the Sixth District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Emmer, a Republican, chose a location for his announcement that is keeping with this theme — Lions Park on River Street, [...]
The 6th Congressional District race is wide open. Democrat congressional candidate Jim Graves has announced his withdrawal from the race, a decision close on the heels of Republican 6th District Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s announcement that she would not seek a fifth term. Democratic leaders expressed disappointment that hotelier Graves, who came within about 4,200 votes [...]
CentraCare Health-Monticello’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department added a third ambulance and additional coverage hours earlier this week. Gordy Vosberg, CentraCare Health-Monticello EMS director, explained the public safety-related changes to Monticello City Council members last Tuesday. “We’re adding 40 unit hours per week to our primary service area, which is Monticello, Big Lake, Becker and [...]
For years, the land purchases of the Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park have been a controversial topic with the Wright County Board of Commissioners. For years, the votes came down to a 3-2 vote at nearly every request for funding. With the new county board, that has changed, but, thanks to a pair of [...]
Carrying the minority tag during the past session of the Minnesota Legislature didn’t bother eight-term Republican Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka. In fact, it drove him.