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A sign in front of the Ekberg family’s home reads, “Bird houses sold here.” Another sign is displayed in the open garage to invite visitors to ring the doorbell. Leroy, 90, and his wife, Irene, were relaxing at home on a recent afternoon. Leroy is a veteran who served in the Merchant Marine in...Read More
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Get ready for Minnesota’s fifth season ­- road construction season. Highway 169 between Milaca and Onamia is on the schedule to be one of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s major road rehabilitation projects in Central Minnesota. Come August, those traveling north towards Mille Lacs L...Read More
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Join others in the 22nd Annual Runnin’ in the Ruff for a 10K trail run and two mile walk/run on Saturday, May 2. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 9:30 a.m. The run begins at 10 a.m. at Recreation Park in Milaca. Enjoy striking scenic trails over hills and ridges along the picturesque [...Read More
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The Hi-Way Cafe in Milaca is open for business as usual. After more than a monthlong shutdown, the restaurant on the city’s north end is back in operation. Former employee Ashley Brown now finds herself serving as manager. “I was interested but wanted to do some updates to get the place looking ...Read More
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Flocks of giant white birds are catching the eyes of outdoor enthusiasts across Minnesota, as once-rare American white pelicans migrate north to their nesting grounds across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. These pelicans are among the world’s largest birds an...Read More
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The job market is improving in the Princeton area, according to local employers last week along with a jobs analyst with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Mille Lacs County’s unemployment rate was 12.9 percent in 2009 at the peak of the Great Recession and record hou...Read More
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