The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will place burning restrictions over the central part of the state beginning Monday, April 14, because fire danger is expected to rapidly increase as winds pick up and snow continues to melt. These counties will be included in the initial burning restrictions: Anoka, Benton, Chisago, Dakota, Douglas, Hennepin, Isanti, [...]
Jonathan Friesen’s novel addresses bullying, universal themes affecting today’s youth. The book read is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Motorists travelling Interstate 94 through Monticello will encounter lane closures, work crews, heavy equipment and possible slow traffic as both directions of the road are reduced to a single lane during non-rush hours beginning Monday, April 14. The lane closures will occur overnight seven days per week, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) stated in [...]
After months of preparation, the 90,000 square-foot Monticello Runnings store opened over the weekend at 300 W. 7th street, in the former K-Mart. “We’re very excited to finally be open.” said Store Manager Brandon Grover in a news relesae. “Our team has put a lot of hard work into getting the store ready and the [...]
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) officials had a clear message for Xcel Energy officials Monday night during a 2013 end-of-cycle assessment meeting involving the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. Regulators told the utility to reverse a recent trend of degraded performance at the 43-year-old plant.