For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. 14 meeting of the Wright [...]
The candidates expressed their views on FiberNet, redevelopment of the city’s downtown and other city issues Monday, Oct. 20, at a candidate forum sponsored by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the Monticello Community Center.
Monticello residents will select three council positions when they head to the polls to vote Tuesday, Nov. 4. City residents vote at the Monticello Community Center gym. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. In 2014 the mayor and two city council positions are up for election. The mayor serves a two-year term [...]
Monticello City Council members each serve four-year terms. All terms begin the first Monday in January 2015. Council members are paid $600 each month. Council members receive no benefits but do have the option to participate in a defined contribution plan administered by Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) with a 5 percent city match. Monticello [...]
Tom Emmer (R), Joe Perske (DFL) and John Denney (I) will all be debating the issues of the 6th Congressional District at noon today in St. Cloud. The 6th covers a wide area, as far south as Carver County, and north through Wright, Sherburne and Benton counties, also extending east through Anoka County and a [...]