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The Minnesota Department of Public Safety, along with other state and county agencies, will respond to a simulated Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant emergency Tuesday. The July 23 exercise will test the capabilities of all responsible agencies to take decisive action in the event of an emergency at the Monticello-based nuclear generating plant. Residents in areas [...]

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Highly favorable weather was a factor in helping the 37th annual edition of Monticello’s summer celebration enter the books as an all-around success. Riverfest Committee members were asked earlier this week for recaps. Several non-profit organizations, namely the Monticello Lions, Rotary and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, join forces with dedicated community members to [...]

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He’s the best Republican 6th Congressional District candidate because he’s a proven winner, insisted Sen. John Pederson, Wright County native and Monticello High School graduate. “I am the best candidate because I have the ability to get votes from Independents and fiscally conservative Democrats,” Pederson said. Pederson, St. Cloud, recently entered the high-profile 6th District [...]

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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer The Sherburne County Board voted July 9 to adopt a $10 wheelage tax on most vehicles for the coming registration year, as authorized by the state in 2013. John Menter, county public works director, told commissioners that approving the tax would allow staff to move up critical road and bridge [...]

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Four hours after the conclusion of the July 16 meeting of the Wright County Board, Commissioner Mike Potter was still stinging from being on the wrong end of a pair of decisions that were expected to be sent to committee or to a public hearing, but were decided in an impromptu fashion. The topics of [...]

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