Sheriff awards Melberg Burton and Yazz

Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren honored several officers, deputies and residents at the county board meeting this month. Mille Lacs Tribal Police officer Noah Melberg, deputy Kyle Burton and K-9 “Yazz” were recognized for their apprehension of a fugitive, which required them to chase the suspect through a wooded area and through water and mud up to their waists.