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The Monticello School Board has formally approved the administration’s back-to-school plan and was readying to submit it to the Minnesota Department of Education for approval on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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Eighteen people attended the movie we showed in the community center Mississippi Room last month.  We can very safely space people out in that room so more people can attend.  Because watching a movie can be a lot of fun and people are looking for something to do socially, we will show movie…

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Sharon Iano and Carrie Link were out on Monday, Aug. 17 fighting for their local postal service in Monticello on 7th Street.

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Will you get the best poker hand?  People age 55+ can join in on the first ever senior center Poker Walk on September 15 at 10 a.m.  The Poker Walk consists of 5 Poker Stations in the community center west parking lot.  Begin at the registration table where you will receive your first card. …

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In an emotional tribute to their fellow council member Rose Johnson, members of the Big Lake City Council observed a moment of silence on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at their first regular city council meeting since the July 23 unexpected death Johnson.

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A 2017 Chevrolet Silverado caught fire and burst into flames at about 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 6 after hitting an electrical utility box in the 110000 block of Alpine Drive. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle without injury.  Some customers of Xcel Energy lost power for a time …

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The public is invited to a virtual open house to learn about updates to work on I-94 between Monticello and Clearwater, which includes changes to lane positioning within the right of way and noise reduction solutions near Hasty. The virtual open house will be held on Thursday, Aug. 20 from 6…

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By the time you read this article our senior center will have been open for almost two weeks.  It has been just wonderful to see the people coming in for activities.  I want to thank everyone for your patience and understanding as we follow the safety protocol set by governor Walz.  I look f…

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Minnesota Women of Today names Glorie Balfanz of the Monticello Women of Today as the 2020 – 2021 Youth of Today State Program Manager. The Youth of Today State Program Manager enchorages ideas and activities that allow youth to discover and experience the importance of volunteering, foundat…

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I submitted this article to the Monticello Times the morning we reopened our senior center, so I can’t really tell you how things are going.  What I can tell you is that I am very excited to get people back in our beautiful center, even on a limited basis.  Remember to call us at 763-295-200…