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Phillip Gregory LaVallee, a 2012 Monticello High School graduate, was killed Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a van while running along the shoulder of County Road 19 in Otsego. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, LaVallee was running on the southbound shoulder of the road when a northbound 2007 Toyota Van, driven […]

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State government has decided to backtrack on its high school graduation requirements and focus its efforts on helping Minnesota students become a world-class workforce. Monticello District 882 Curriculum Coordinator Linda Borgerding, gave school board members a summary of what the changes mean for students Monday night. “There was discussion [in the state legislature] about all […]

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Addison Schnabel knew she wouldn’t be a crier. She isn’t an emotional one. Winning queen would be awesome, but it wouldn’t lead to tears. Then that crown touched the top of her head, and everything changed. “It was just like shock, and I lost it,” said Miss Monticello, when she, Princess Brianna Ye and Princess […]

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In its inaugural year, the Monticello Lions Brewfest generated considerable community service funds, including $10,000 donated to the Monticello Food Shelf. The Brewfest committee is busily wrapping up final details associated with its 2013 event, scheduled for Aug. 17 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in West Bridge Park. According to Chad Vokaty, event chairman, […]

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Sixth District Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and other west metro elected officials were at the State Capitol on Tuesday, July 30, arguing for more lanes on Interstate 94. Bachmann, Sen. Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake, and I-94 West Corridor Coalition members met with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and spoke of a productive meeting. “This is a […]

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