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By Charles England Monticello Times It’s April 4, 1968, and Martin Luther King Jr. has just been assassinated. It’s a time of chaos. The riots and violence to follow give the Washington D.C. police force more than they can handle. As a result, a special military unit is called in to provide support. This unit […]

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The founders of Big Lake-based Lupulin Brewing, working with Boser Construction, were joined by state and local officials and honored guests to officially break ground Friday, Oct. 31, on Lupulin’s new craft brewery and tap room at 570 Humboldt Drive. Lupulin Brewing is a 10-barrel craft brewery and taproom slated to open in the first quarter of 2015.

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When Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Sara Bye reached the scene of a recent two-vehicle Highway 25 accident in Buffalo Township, she prepared for the worst. Monticello resident Stephanie Korbel Korbel had three small children in the back seat: son Ryley, age 6, daughter, Reylyn, age 2, and nephew Isaiah, age 2. All four escaped serious serious injury because of Korbel’s insistence regarding seat belt use.

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Wright County 911 dispatchers are reporting a large fire at the Birch Lake public access in Monticello Township. Monticello Fire Department Chief Steve Joerg has been dispatched to the scene as well as the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. The Monticello Times will continue to monitor this breaking news story.  —Managing Editor Tim Hennagir—

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