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  A Level III sex offender will be moving to the 200 block of West Broadway Street, Monticello on Dec. 24. Duane Lloyd Swanson, 43, has a history of sexual contact with victims, males, between the ages of 12-14. Swanson was known to at least one of his victims; the relationship to the other victim [...]

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By Sam AselstineTimes Editor This isn’t your father’s Lions Club. At the very least, this isn’t your father’s Lions Club’s typical fund-raising event. But then again, depending on the age of the person reading this, maybe this in fact is your father’s Lions Club we’re talking about. Regardless, the Monticello Lions Club has stepped out [...]

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By Meghan GutzwillerTimes Correspondent The hats have been thrown, the 2012 all-night grad party is in the books and graduation party season is in full swing. These 298 newly graduated students are, in some cases, no longer students – but the majority are headed back into a classroom of some type this fall. So what [...]

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By Meghan Gutzwiller Times Correspondent Monticello’s 2012 high school graduates are, for the most part, still hanging around their hometown this summer as they await the start of their college education, and maybe even their chance to change the world in some way. Five years ago, a 2007 graduate was preparing for this chance as [...]

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By Sam Aselstine Times Editor So far, fishermen and women and lovers of fresh fruit have won out over baseball fans. While the Minnesota Twins’ home opener at Target Field this summer resulted in a 5-1 loss in cold, windy conditions on April 9, the much-ballyhoed Governor’s Fishing Opener in Minnesota on May 12 and [...]

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