Seven Minnesota education stories strike me as especially encouraging in looking back on 2014. This isn’t to suggest everything is perfect. But we should give students, families, school faculty, Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators credit for some important steps. First, in a terrific Senate hea...Read More
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Wayzata taxpayers have been getting gifts from an unlikely group of givers who have the Christmas spirit all year long. Volunteers from the community have been giving their time since 2009 when the City Council had to cut a few positions to balance the budget. Back then Mayor Ken Wilson suggested th...Read More
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Recipe from the kitchen of Lynnelle Campeau 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup butter or margarine 1 cup peanut butter 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 (11 ounce) package of milk chocolate candy Kisses Prehea...Read More
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Assistant Mille Lacs County Attorney Mark Herzing is still not back to work since the county upheld Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude’s move to put him on a leave of absence early last summer. That is despite the County Board stating that the leave of absence would continue only as long as he wa...Read More
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What do the people of the special needs community do on the off-season of the Special Olympics? They spread the holiday cheer. On Dec. 9, the F.I.R.E. program hosted its Christmas Party, where 60 people gathered with their family, friends, caregivers and fellow athletes to do holiday activities. The...Read More
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The Milaca Wolves wrestling team simply dug themselves too big of a hole against Annandale/Maple Lake on Friday, Dec. 12. Milaca trailed by a large margin before their bigger, more experienced wrestlers started to rack up points as the Wolves eventually lost 39-29. “Finally, at 160 (pounds) we sta...Read More
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