Shirley Siemers passed away Wednesday, November 26 at home in Milaca. Visitation for Shirley Siemers will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 at  Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca.        

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If Kanittha Lanpisut wasn’t already keenly aware that she was worlds away from her homeland of Thailand, the 14 inches of snow that fell on Milaca two weeks ago certainly did the trick. As temperatures hovered in the single digits last week and Lanpisut was learning new words like “windchill,” it wasn’t enough to make […]

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The Milaca School District will be operating its Area Learning Center, Early Childhood and Family Education and Rum River North Special Education Cooperative out of a new facility by December 2015. The Milaca School Board on Nov. 17 directed Superintendent Jerry Hansen and the district’s Building and Grounds Committee to enter into negotiations to purchase […]

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Santa Claus is coming to Milaca — and you’re invited to visit downtown to welcome the big man in red. Santa makes his first Milaca appearance 8-11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at the Milaca American Legion, where First National Bank of Milaca will host its Kids Club members for a free Breakfast with Santa. Santa […]

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During November, Milaca High School students and staff can be seen in the hallway with more facial hair than at any other time of the year. This month marks the second annual beard contest put on by the Milaca High School Student Council. To sign up on Nov. 1, contestants were required to be clean […]

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Brandley Theel, 42, was spotted making a quick stop at Casey’s General Store in Milaca. Theel and his wife used to live in Pipestone. The couple moved to the Milaca area three years ago due to some family matters. They took in Theel’s stepson, a senior in high school, who plays on the football team. […]

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