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.
Man Faces Prison After Injuring A Father In 4th DWI OffenseA man who's been caught drinking and driving four times before is in jail Thursday night. He's accused of causing a crash that hurt a father on his way home from work.
Police: Man Arrested For DWI After Monticello CrashPolice believe a man who they say caused a crash in Monticello Township over the weekend was driving while intoxicated and without a valid license. The crash happened at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening along County Road 39 near Aetna Avenue Northeast.
Councilman’s Muslim Cabbie Comment Heats Up Monticello Mayoral RaceWords spoken at this week's city council meeting are heating up the mayor's race in Monticello. Councilmember Glen Posusta is running to become the city’s next mayor, but a reference he made at Monday’s council meeting is being taken by many as derogatory and unnecessary.
Sheriff: 2 Dead, 1 Critical In Monticello Head-On CrashTwo people were killed and another is in critical condition after a head-on crash northwest of the Twin Cities on Sunday. The Wright County Sheriff's Office was called to a crash involving multiple vehicles and injuries at about 5:17 p.m. on County Road 39 NE at 107th St. NE in Monticello.
1 Injured In 2-Car Crash Near Rogers, Minn.One man was injured in a two-car crash near Rogers, Minn. Sunday afternoon. Forty-year-old Bryan McCarthy, of Waite Park, sustained non-life threatening injuries after his car skidded into another on Interstate 94.
2 More E. Coli Cases Confirmed In MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Health says two more cases of E. coli infection have been confirmed in the state. The department said Thursday it has been able to interview 14 of the 15 cases. Through the interviews, investigators confirmed that 12 of the ill people ate at an Applebee's restaurant in Minnesota between June 23 and June 29.
Xcel Blamed For Cost Overruns At Monticello PlantAn investigation by Minnesota utility regulators blames Xcel Energy Inc. for major cost overruns during a project to upgrade its nuclear plant in Monticello. Xcel disagrees that it's to blame. Reports say experts hired by Minnesota utility regulators found Xcel managers didn't fully plan for the job and didn't have adequate oversight.
MnDOT: I-94 Down To 1 Lane Near MonticelloThe Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that Interstate 94 westbound near Monticello is down to a single lane due to a pavement failure. The stretch should be down to a single lane for about an hour, MnDOT said.
Bachmann Says She Is 'Going To Different Perch'Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch."
NRC To Hold Public Meeting On Monticello SafetyOfficials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting Monday night to discuss its latest safety review for Xcel Energy's nuclear power plant in Monticello. Overall, the NRC found that the Monticello plant operated safely in 2013. But its annual assessment also found some problems that have led to greater oversight.