Otsego
• Officials share progress reports at State of Cities by Sue Webber Contributing Writer Collaboration and partnerships were the themes for 2013 in the 10 cities comprising the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. Officials from the cities and area business leaders attended the 2014 State of the Cities l...Read More
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• 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...Read More
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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 westb...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 we...Read More
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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 ar...Read More
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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 de...Read More
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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 investig...Read More
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