Monticello

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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Seven people have been charged in Wright County District Court in connection with a July 2 series of arrests completed by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit. Search warrants executed in the 6800 block of Gingham Court led to the seizure of methamphetamine and stolen property.

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Original lanes of westbound Interstate 94 running through a 3-mile stretch of Monticello will continue to carry traffic until construction crews have a chance to repair damage caused by recent rains, the Minnesota Department of Transportation reported Tuesday morning.

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  UPDATED INFORMATION: Sgt. Eric Leander,Wright County Sheriff’s Office juvenile unit supervisor, reports that both girls have been located and are safe. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance in locating three Wright County missing or runaway teens: Olivia Comeau, age 15, Monticello; Hannah Elgard, age 16, Monticello and Jordan Olson, age 17, […]

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To celebrate the recent opening of a new store at 300 W. Seventh St., Runnings in Monticello is kicking off a seven-day grand opening celebration Monday, April 28, complete with prize giveaways, demonstrations, fun events and celebrity appearances. The new 90,000 square foot store opened in early April in the former K-Mart building. “Customer response […]

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