Milaca Public Schools teachers, paraprofessionals and administration are mourning the loss of longtime special education teacher Cindy Zillmer after she was killed in a car crash Friday night, May 31. As the news of her passing spread throughout the school, several of the staff have recalled their time with the 57-year-old Zillmer who started in [...]
Fresh off a stop in Mora to check out a local manufacturer there, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar spent about an hour this past Friday, May 31, in Milaca touring Gorecki Manufacturing in the industrial park. The stops are part of Klobuchar’s “Made in America” tour, in which she is stopping at various companies throughout Minnesota [...]
Grammy recipients for best children’s album of the year, the Okee Dokee Brothers’ Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander performed popular hits including “Rosita,” a catchy tune about a skeeta named Rosita, from the award winning album, “Can You Canoe?” last Tuesday, June 4 at the Milaca Community Library. The duo asked the children in the [...]
Milaca’s Siemers-Hakes VFW Post 10794 made Jackson Kvien arguably the happiest boy in town last week when they gave away a brand new bike to the youngster. Kvien won the bike through a drawing at Koch’s Hardware. He was especially excited about the new wheels as his old bike had recently been run over by [...]
Milaca High School freshman Blake Frazier completes the end of school tradition of clearing out his locker.