Funeral Tuesday For Monticello Man Found In Mississippi RiverFamily and friends said their goodbyes to the Monticello man who disappeared after a wedding reception in Otsego earlier this month. Joe Brunn, 23, had been heading for a hotel that night when he went missing. After days of searching, a volunteer found his body in the Mississippi River last week, about a mile away from that hotel.
Community Gathers To Remember Monticello Man Found In RiverFriends and family gathered Monday night to remember a Monticello man who went missing after a wedding reception. A search team found 23-year-old Joe Brunn's body in the Mississippi River last Thursday morning, about a mile from the Otsego hotel Brunn was heading to the night he disappeared.
Monticello Mourns After Missing Man’s Body FoundA body recovered from the Mississippi River in Otsego Thursday afternoon was visually confirmed by investigators to be a 23-year-old Monticello man who had been missing since last Saturday. The Wright County Sheriff's Office says the body of Joe Brunn was found by volunteers in the river at about 11:30 a.m.
Search Resumes For Missing 23-Year-Old Monticello ManSearch efforts resumed Tuesday morning in an effort to try and find a man from Monticello who hasn't been seen since early Saturday morning. Joe Brunn, 23, was last seen at about 2 a.m. Saturday leaving the Boodox Bar in Otsego. He was headed for the nearby Holiday Inn Hotel, but never made it there.
Xcel Energy Plans To Retire 2 Of 3 Coal-Fired Sherco UnitsXcel Energy has announced a plan to retire two of the three units at Minnesota's largest power plant, its Sherco facility in Becker.
Man, 75, Earns Black Belt After Surviving 3 CancersFew things get you thinking more about how precious life is than having a doctor tell you, "You have cancer." Big Lake resident Ray Dinius, 75, says even though he has survived three different types of cancer in the past 16 years, he is not dwelling on how time runs out. He is making the most of the time he has.
Monticello Toddler Allegedly Beaten Into Coma By Mom's BoyfriendOnce again, a toddler is fighting for his life after an alleged beating at the hands of an adult. Braydon Decker was discovered unresponsive Tuesday afternoon in Monticello and rushed to the local hospital with a traumatic brain injury.
Sheriff: Monticello Man, 52, Drowns In Lake MitchellThe Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 52-year-old Monticello man was found unresponsive in Lake Mitchell and later died.
Dry Spring Has Farmers Ahead Of ScheduleDry conditions continue to plague much of Minnesota, with seasonal rainfall far below normal. The problem is most severe in the northwestern part of the state, where farm fields are crying for much-needed moisture.
Ken Martin Re-Elected Chairman Of Minnesota DFL PartyKen Martin has been re-elected to a third two-year term as chairman of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. The vote was unanimous at the party central committee meeting in Monticello on Saturday.
Monticello Church Shares How Its $100 'Pay It Forward' Challenge WentA Minnesota church has just made a big impact in one community. They gave their members a $100 bill and a challenge to help someone in need this holiday season. What started as a typical Sunday service for Quarry Community Church in Monticello sparked a season of giving.
Pay It Forward Challenge: Monticello Church Gives Cash Out To CongregationUsually on Sundays, churches pass around a plate asking for donations. But one Minnesota church passed out envelopes full of money to the congregation instead.