The start of any new season can bring anxiety to a coach. But a first year coach’s first game, after just one practice outside, could give just a little extra reason to be anxious. “When you only practice outside once, you’re a little concerned,” said Coach Cole Deibele. “You don’t know what to expect.” But [...]
With just a few days of indoor practice under their belt this season, the Magic tennis team stepped outside for just the second time this season on Tuesday, to play their first match of the year. Becker made for unfriendly opening guests. The Bulldogs came to Monticello and dispatched of the Magic, 7-0. Monticello got [...]
With all but one key player, a graduated senior, back from last year’s squad, softball coach Mary Libbesmeier entered this season hoping the team could build off of and grow from last year. So far, so good. The Magic scored in every frame of their five-inning season-opening 11-3 victory over St. Cloud Tech at the [...]
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 [...]
Jonathan Friesen’s novel addresses bullying, universal themes affecting today’s youth. The book read is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.