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 [...]
Motorists in Monticello will find quick access to westbound Interstate 94 beginning today (Thursday, July 17) as the ramp and all lanes from northbound Highway 25 to westbound I-94 are now open. The ramp and turn lane, which were closed May 29 while crews reconstructed the ramp and installed an improved signal system, were re-opened at 11:45 this morning, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reported in a news release.
A Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) spokesman confirmed Monday afternoon that a patron who recently ate at the Monticello Applebee’s restaurant was included on a list of people affected by a recent statewide E. coli outbreak. Thirteen cases of the foodborne illness have been reported, the health department stated in a news release.
The access ramp from southbound Highway 25 to westbound Interstate 94 in Monticello opened at noon today, Friday, July 11. The left turn from northbound Highway 25 to westbound I-94 remains closed, and is scheduled to reopen by July 17 after the permanent signal system is completed, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported in a news release.