At 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, a whole lot of ducks will be dropped into the Mississippi River in downtown Monticello. On the surface, it’s a relatively simple race with some nice cash prizes. But a little bit of research shows that it only appears so simple and smooth today because of the ingenuity [...]
The 2014 Monticello Riverfest street dance is set to be a rockin’ one once again. The Central Minnesota-based Fabulous Armadillos will take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, in the Monticello Community Center parking lot for the second year in a row.
Former St. Henry’s pastor, music director Harry Walsh answers questions about allegations, tries to clear reputation
Harry Walsh, former pastor and music director of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Monticello, has spent the past six months trying to find out why his name appeared Feb. 17 on a list of nine priests against whom claims of sexual abuse of a minor had been found to be substantiated by Kinsale Management Consulting, a firm hired by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to review clergy files.
UPDATE: 1:55 p.m. According to Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol, the semi rollover occurred at approximately 11:35 p.m. The driver of the semi, Arthel Stewart, 29, Belleville, Illinois, was transported to Monticello CentraCare to be evaluated for minor injuries. According to Grabow, Stewart was exiting the Interstate when the semi he was [...]
The 2014 edition of Walk ‘N Roll, Monticello’s pathway-based community celebration started wet and windy Saturday morning but conditions later improved during the annual city of Monticello and Chamber of Commerce event. Walk ‘N Roll featured number of activities in West Bridge Park as well as booths that stretched from East Bridge Park down to Ellison Park.