Otsego

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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The Wright County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a woman after she was found unresponsive on the side of the road near 94th Street and Parrish Avenue in Otsego. Authorities were called the scene on a report of a woman ejected from a vehicle. Wright County Sheriff’s deputies and Elk River firefighters arrived […]

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by Jim Boyle Editor Parents looking for child-friendly businesses have an eye care center in Otsego they can count on. Bright Eyes Vision Clinic prides itself on its child-friendly atmosphere. “We strive to be a place that parents can bring their children and feel comfortable,” Dr. Jill Schultz said. That started with the construction of […]

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Clark Carol L. Clark, age 64 of Otsego, formerly of Plymouth, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2013. Preceeded in death by her father Arthur Anderson. Survived by her loving husband of 42 years Arnold; children, Brent Clark, and Lindsay (Jesse) Sillman; precious grandchildren, Hayden and Juliana; mother, Ramona Anderson. Also survived by her siblings, […]

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