One of the toughest decisions for a school superintendent is to close the schools because of the weather. For years, the superintendent checked with their transportation director to see if the buses could operate and with the weather bureau on snowy mornings and made the decision. They called those days off “snow days.” Rarely did [...]
The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive. . .” The act is specific in detail and defines [...]
From stunning to sad, a 12-day trip to Japan has produced an array of emotions. The cherry blossoms are more beautiful and more numerous than I can describe. The people are extremely friendly. But none of the things I’ve done matched the power, or the mixture of emotions, of visiting Hiroshima’s Peace Park and [...]
Your Boat Club promises our members the best boating has to offer. These late model, meticulously maintained fishing boats, ski boats and pontoons have served our members well. It is simply time to replace them with brand new models and find them a new home! Don’t miss out. A quality boat at a great price can be yours if you act fast.
Spring is here and as summertime rolls around, the community looks for fun activities for the whole family and one of those places is the speedway located on the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds. Mille Lacs County 4-H has had the privilege of serving those families at the speedway in Princeton for over 50 years at [...]
by Laurie Gahm from her recipe for “Favorite Recipes from Guatemala”
The Initiative Foundation and the Milaca Area Community Team are inviting Central Minnesota leaders to attend a Community Field Day. The April 26 event is designed to bring leaders together to share ideas in community and economic development and to tour projects in the Milaca area. These include the downtown business area, trail work within [...]