There is a time when experience must come into play as voters decide how their ballots will be cast. In the Sixth Congressional District contest Tuesday, Nov. 4, we believe that Republican Tom Emmer of Delano is the candidate best prepared to serve in Washington, D.C. Emmer, 53, is the clear favorite to win the [...]

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The Monticello girls soccer team may be a long shot to come out of Section 5A this fall, but they are expected to play deep into the tournament. As the third seed in a top-heavy section, Monticello cruised as a heavy favorite in Tuesday’s opening round and will now take on Big Lake, a team [...]

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If you attended Monticello’s last two football games, it’s likely that things started to feel familiar quite quickly in Big Lake on Friday night. A week after using stout defense, a dominating line and an explosive ground game to top Buffalo 35-3, Monticello did the exact same thing in Big Lake. The Magic again scored [...]

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Last Thursday, Monticello hosted Buffalo for a clash between the top two teams in the Mississippi 8 Conference. The Magic left the showdown with mixed feelings. Monticello dominated the majority of the game, looking like the better team and earning better chances from start to finish. But when the buzzer sounded to mark the end [...]

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City leaders heard an interesting transportation tale before approving a multi-year contract with A+ Taxi of Monticello for public transit services Monday night. Lori Hauge, 1213 Hart Boulevard, addressed council members during citizen comments. She walked to the meeting from her home at Mississippi Shores. And a comment by Councilmember Glen Posusta made several of his fellow city council members turn their heads.

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