Government

Filing for Monticello City Council officially opens Tuesday, July 29. The current terms of Mayor Clint Herbst, Councilmembers Lloyd Hilgart and Brian Stumpf  expire Dec. 31. Any resident interested in running for mayor or council must file an Affidavit of Candidacy with the Deputy Clerk Cathy Shuman at Monticello’s City Hall between July 29 and [...]

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Monticello’s city-owned broadband network that offers high speed Internet, cable television and telephone services will be getting another general manager. FiberNet is currently being led by Dan Olsen and Brian Estrem. Olsen is in charge of network architecture and technology improvements while Estrem is leading daily operations. Contracts for both men run through the end [...]

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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is reporting its 911 lines are down. Please use 763-682-1162. According to a news release, the sheriff’s office has been notified by the phone company that 911 service is down in the Wright County area as well as several other neighboring counties.

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The city of Monticello will not pursue financing or loan assistance options to help the Swan River Montessori Charter School complete its building expansion. City Administrator Jeff O’Neill relayed that information to city council members during their May 27 review of a planned unit development adjustment request. Last month, city leaders approved a motion authorizing [...]

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Goodwill Easter Seals of Minnesota will develop a new 17,636 square foot retail facility in Monticello located on vacant land near Cedar Street and Highway 25. Monticello council members approved a conditional use permit (CUP) and cross-access request for the project May 27 after listening to a background report from City Planner Steve Grittman. In [...]

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