At 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, a whole lot of ducks will be dropped into the Mississippi River in downtown Monticello. On the surface, it’s a relatively simple race with some nice cash prizes. But a little bit of research shows that it only appears so simple and smooth today because of the ingenuity [...]
The 2014 Monticello Riverfest street dance is set to be a rockin’ one once again. The Central Minnesota-based Fabulous Armadillos will take the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 12, in the Monticello Community Center parking lot for the second year in a row.
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is reporting its 911 lines are down. Please use 763-682-1162. According to a news release, the sheriff’s office has been notified by the phone company that 911 service is down in the Wright County area as well as several other neighboring counties.
Most people don’t care to spend their summer thinking about the fall. Summer is short enough as it is. Football coaches are an exception. So, Magic coach Jason Telecky was naturally thrilled that the end of the school year gave him an opportunity to peek ahead to the fall. Monti spent the first eight days [...]
To the editor: In response to a June 26 Monticello Times article, here are some of my thoughts regarding Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and its report. In its Dec. 19, 2013, report MPR led with a statement that I had a secret. I made no secret that I was disgusted by the false accusation brought [...]