All lanes of westbound Interstate 94 west of Monticello, and the ramp from Highway 25 to westbound I-94 in Monticello, have re-opened, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reports. According to MnDOT Spokesman J.P. Gillach, one lane of westbound I-94 and the ramp from Highway 25 to westbound I-94 in Monticello were closed earlier today due [...]

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Dr. Eric Lefebvre, an active member of the CentraCare Health – Monticello medical staff for nearly two decades and one of the area’s most well-regarded clinic-based obstetrics and gynecology physicians, died Saturday in a motorcycle accident in French Lake Township, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. The accident occurred at approximately 3:40 p.m. at 17205 [...]

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Multiple emergency units from the Monticello Fire Department responded Monday afternoon to a serious Interstate 94 accident west of Monticello.

Monticello Fire Chief Steve Joerg reported that a vehicle rear-ended a semi-tractor trailer truck at Milemarker 191 westbound. Monticello crews cut one person free from the vehicle.

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With clearance from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Applebee’s has voluntarily changed suppliers in order to reintroduce the Oriental Chicken Salad to the menu at restaurants throughout Minnesota on Friday. According to Kansas City-based Applebee’s corporate spokesperson Dan Smith, Applebee’s restaurants in Minnesota will reintroduce green cabbage, shredded carrots, almonds and rice noodles to [...]

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Riverfest organizers report the 38th annual edition of Monticello’s popular summer celebration set records under favorable skies and well-attended events. Several non-profit organizations, including the Monticello Lions, Rotary and the Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Industry, as well as a a number of dedicated community members come back year after year as a committee to [...]

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The humidity – which would clear out in time for Sunday’s parade – stuck around just long enough to make running conditions less than ideal at the Monticello Riverfest 5K. But with clouds covering up the sun, runners were still able to take advantage of the fast, flat course, to the tune of a new [...]

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