The shortest day of the year can surely leave the longest lasting memories for Swedish-Americans, as it did for those attending the 35th annual Santa Lucia event hosted by Milaca Zion Lutheran Church on Dec. 12. “This is one of the highlights of my life to come to the Santa Lucia. It revitalizes m...Read More
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Property owners in the Milaca School District are going to see an increase in their property taxes in 2015. The Milaca School Board on Monday, Dec. 15, approved a $3.04 million tax levy, the same amount set in September when local government units were required to submit a maximum levy amount to the...Read More
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Central Minnesota Auto Sales along Highway 169 north of Milaca city limits has received an amended 1997 conditional use permit to allow it to have more vehicles for sales display and to have repairable vehicles awaiting repair. Ron Wolbert applied for the permit amendment on behalf of his wife, Rosa...Read More
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Joe Walsh doesn’t take office as the new Mille Lacs County Attorney until January, but he is already looking to sponsor an initiative on social hosting early in the year. Walsh said he wants to get the county to pass a social hosting ordinance, which in general makes it illegal for adults to provi...Read More
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What started as inviting a few friends over for Christmas dinner evolved into a communitywide effort for one local couple. Tim and Vickie Johnson invite their fellow townspeople to join them at the Milaca Town Hall for a free meal on Christmas Day from noon to 2:30 p.m. Dinner will include turkey, m...Read More
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The Milaca Fire Department responded to a camper fire north of the city limits on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14. Firefighters were called to a location adjoining 16224 Central Ave. N. at about 12:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found a camper fully involved by fire, said co-chief Greg Lerud. The call wa...Read More
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