Otsego

• Voters will choose delegates, discuss resolutions and take straw polls by Seth Rowe and Jim Boyle ECM Sun Newspapers Voters who would like an opportunity to shape political parties at a grassroots level may do so during upcoming precinct caucuses. While the caucuses receive less attention during non-presidential election years, participants may still become [...]

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A 55-year-old Otsego woman died in a two-vehicle crash that happened about 7:24 a.m. on Jan. 24 on Wright County Road 37 near Quaday Avenue Northeast in the City of Otsego, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. The initial investigation indicates that a 1993 Oldsmobile Achieva was westbound on County Road 37 near Quaday [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen Poindexter Contributing Writer The Otsego City Council approved a reduced 2014 tax levy and 2014-2018 capital improvement plan. The council members postponed adoption of their budget so changes can be made to reflect the levy reduction. The council approved a 2014 property tax levy of $4.5 million, a $40,000 decrease from the [...]

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by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing Writer The Otsego City Council approved a plan to conduct a state-mandated study to determine the needs of their Drinking Water Supply Management Area. Every 10 years the Minnesota Department of Health requires cities to conduct the study and update their wellhead protection plans. The study will assess the city’s current [...]

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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A local effort to collect gifts for children kicks off Monday. Barrels where new, unwrapped presents can be deposited will be put out that day at locations in the Elk River, Otsego, Ramsey area. The deadline to donate is Dec. 19. Gifts Anonymous is designed to help area families who [...]

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by Britt Aamodt Contributing writer Cars burn rubber in Amanda Milbrandt’s family. When she was 3, her mom, Marti Carroll, placed third in a demolition derby. “Just me and my little Pinto,” said Marti Carroll of her bang-up finish. The daughter still has the photograph of them posing at the derby. Today, nearly 30 years [...]

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by Clay Sawatzke ECM Sun Publications Phillip LaVallee, a 2012 Monticello High School graduate who was preparing to begin his sophomore year at South Dakota State University, was hit and killed by a van while out for a run on Aug. 8 in the 8300 block of County Road 19 in Otsego. The initial investigation [...]

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Heinz Brad and Kelsey Heinz of Monticello announce the birth of their son, Quinton Erick, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Mercy Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Mark and JoAnn Kolles of Otsego and Erick and Teresa Heinz of Corcoran. Great-grandparents are Patricia Lenz of St. Michael, [...]

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A jogger running along the 8300 block of Wright County Road 19 in Otsego has been killed. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department was called at 12:09 p.m. on Aug. 8 on a report of  a motor vehicle vs. pedestrian accident. The initial investigation indicates that a 2007 Toyota van was northbound on County Road 19 [...]

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