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The bond issue contains two portions: judgment and equipment. The $6 million judgment bond portion of the issue includes $5.75 million for the FiberNet settlement and $250,000 for issuance, capitalized interest and 1 percent underwriter’s discount. The $510,000 equipment portion includes $500,000 for a fire truck and plow truck and $10,000 for issuance costs and a 1 percent underwriter’s discount.

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Monticello City Councilmembers offered a pre-meeting moment of silence Monday night to remember long-time public servant and community leader Rod Dragsten, who died unexpectedly Oct. 6. He was 61 years old. “This is a big loss for Monticello. He will be dearly missed by all of us,” said Mayor Clint Herbst.

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Motorists traveling both directions of Interstate 94 through Monticello will find smoother traffic flow beginning today (Wednesday, Oct. 15)  as all lanes and ramps are now open, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported shortly before 10:15 a.m. The newly constructed lanes and ramps are part of the $17 million I-94 Monticello improvement project. The project [...]

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When medical emergencies occur in and around the Monticello community, the Life Link III Air Ambulance Service is there to help increase a patient’s chances of survival. At the heart of Life Link III and its fleet of new AW119Kx helicopters, there is clinical nurse educator, Megan Hartigan, RN, EMT-P.

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