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    The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance in locating three Wright County missing or runaway teens: Olivia Comeau, age 15, Monticello; Hannah Elgard, age 16, Monticello and Jordan Olson, age 17, South Haven. Elgard and Comeau have been missing since Saturday, April 12, according to information posted on the Minnes0ta Bureau [...]

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To celebrate the recent opening of a new store at 300 W. Seventh St., Runnings in Monticello is kicking off a seven-day grand opening celebration Monday, April 28, complete with prize giveaways, demonstrations, fun events and celebrity appearances. The new 90,000 square foot store opened in early April in the former K-Mart building. “Customer response [...]

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Numerous Eastbound Interstate 94 accidents are being reported because of today’s winter weather. The Monticello Fire Department was called to two separate accidents one at Mile 194 and the other at Mile 192. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation 511 website, the following accidents were reported Wednesday morning: I-94: St. Cloud to Brooklyn Center [...]

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City Engineer Shibani Bisson reports the Monticello Interstate 94 reconstruction project is now underway. Bisson provided a project update during the start of Monday night’s Monticello City Council meeting. Her report included this updated project staging map. See this week’s print edition of the Monticello Times for a full update on the I-94 project.  

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Jack Frost has (finally) left Monticello. That means next week, motorists can expect both directions of I-94 to be reduced to a single lane overnight, up to seven days a week, beginning Monday, April 14. Crews will begin work to reconstruct I-94 through Monticello. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) reported Thursday that lanes could [...]

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