A Clearwater man was seriously injured Saturday evening in an two-vehicle collision at the intersection of County Road 39 and Aetna Avenue in Monticello Township, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday. A Monticello man was charged with felony criminal vehicular operation and jailed after being treated treated for minor injuries.

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For several years, Wright County has been involved with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s “Toward Zero Deaths” campaign (formerly known as “Safe and Sober”). While the name has changed, there is a new emphasis being added to the program – the dangers of texting and driving. At the Oct. 14 meeting of the Wright [...]

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Letters to the editor include comment and candidate support letters for city of Monticello elections as well as the U.S. Sixth District race.

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If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken. Instead, Sen. Al Franken became a low-key, out-of-the-limelight senator who quietly went about his business of serving Minnesota. With the narrowest of victories [...]

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