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The Monticello-based Holker Brothers Farm, located on the north side of Pelican Lake, will be recognized as one of the 215 Minnesota Century Farms at the Minnesota State Fair this year. Century Farms are awarded annually to families who apply from any county in Minnesota. The farms must be at least 100 years old, in [...]

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The Monticello City Council decided at its Aug. 11 meeting to approve an interim plan for providing public transportation service for Monticello residents. City Administrator Jeff O’Neill described the situation in an Aug. 11 background memo to council. “There has been some difficulty in getting the [former] River Rider service replaced,” O’Neill said. “Because of [...]

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Crews working to set new pavement within the Monticello the Interstate 94 reconstruction project zone typically go through 30 truckloads of cement each day. However, getting the building material became a recent problem for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) when cement barges traveling the Mississippi River could not reach their unloading terminals in St. [...]

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Republican Mike McFadden was not kidding around Tuesday night with an overwhelming primary election victory in his GOP bid for U.S. Senate. He rolled over opponent Jim Abeler of Anoka County with 71 percent of the votes. Abeler was a distant second with 15 percent of the votes. The victory squarely pits McFadden against DFL [...]

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