When the football season concludes, Friday night’s win might stand out as a turning point. Or, it might just stand out as the high point in an up and down season. That remains to be seen. What’s clear, however, is that it will stand out. Monti put together their best effort of the season on [...]
Last year, playing a man down for 90 percent of the game, the Magic boys soccer team suffered a season-ending loss to Hermantown in the section semifinals in a game played at Monticello. This year, playing the same opponent in the same round and at the same field, the Magic sought revenge. “A lot of [...]
Another True Team section meet, another title for the Monticello girls swimming and diving team. Monticello used a late push to gain breathing room over Foley and a couple of other competitors this weekend, as they maintained their sparkling perfect record in True Team section meets. “There was more pressure this year than ever,” admitted [...]
It wasn’t discussed for long, which is a rarity for the Wright County Board of Commissioners, but the county board made arguably the biggest decision of the year when it approved its 2015 draft budget and certified levy at its Sept. 30 meeting.
For the first time in years, both the budget and the levy took a significant increase.
Monticello Economic Development Authority (EDA) Commissioners recently considered action related to future redevelopment of Block 34. The downtown block contains properties scheduled for possible demolition, Community Development Director Angela Schumann wrote in a background report that was included in the EDA’s Oct. 8 agenda packet.