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For most of the summer one of the hottest topics among the Wright County Board of Commissioners has been the debate over the merit of having metal detectors at the entrance doors of the Wright County Courthouse. At the Aug. 27 meeting of the county board, the commissioners voted unanimously to move the metal detectors [...]

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by Mike Talbott Contributing Writer Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. According to 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control seven teens ages 16 to 19, died every day from motor vehicle injuries. Per-mile driven, teen drivers are three times more likely than drivers aged 20 and over [...]

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Robert Ivan Norman, 87, Buffalo, passed away at his residence on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 29, 9:30-11 a.m., at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 East 3rd Street, Monticello. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m., with Rev. Darren Green officiating. There will be a private interment. Robert was [...]

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To the editor: Mark Gookin is not the only one who has a complaint about vehicles not stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks (June 27 Monticello Times, “Pedestrian safety in downtown Monticello is questioned”). It was the middle of the day on June 26 or June 27 when my sister and I were on our way [...]

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