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Motorists traveling both directions of Interstate 94 through Monticello will find smoother traffic flow beginning today (Wednesday, Oct. 15)  as all lanes and ramps are now open, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported shortly before 10:15 a.m. The newly constructed lanes and ramps are part of the $17 million I-94 Monticello improvement project. The project [...]

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Construction crews are putting the finishing touches on approximately 3 miles of east and westbound Monticello Interstate 94 reconstruction project work. All formerly closed access ramps should reopen no later than the end of next week, according to an updated Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) report. MnDOT public affairs coordinator J.P. Gillach said Friday morning [...]

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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the two people killed in a Sunday afternoon accident on County Road 39 N.E. and 107th St. N.E. in Monticello Township. According to a news release, sheriff’s deputies, along with Monticello Fire/Rescue and CentraCare EMS, were dispatched to the scene after the Wright County communications [...]

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The Wright County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday morning that two people were killed in a Sunday afternoon accident in the area of County Road 39 and 107th Street N.E. Capt. Todd Hoffman said a news release with details of the accident would be released later today. Fire Chief Steve Joerg reported that Monticello Fire Department crews were dispatched to the scene shortly after 4:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon and that the head-on collision involved a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer and a car. Joerg also confirmed two on-scene fatalities. The Monticello Times will update this breaking story when more information is released.

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Motorists traveling from eastbound Interstate 94 into Monticello will use a new route beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 8 a.m., when the ramp from eastbound I-94 to Highway 25 permanently opens, and the ramp from eastbound I-94 to County Road 18 temporarily closes. The County Road 18 ramp will remain closed until further notice while [...]

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