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Voters in the Milaca School District will have three choices for four open spots on the School Board when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. That means a write-in candidate will have an opportunity to be elected to the Milaca Board of Education. And voters who live in the city of Milaca […]

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Mille Lacs County, in a split vote, has approved a controversial conditional use permit to allow the operation of a public trap and rifle shooting range in Onamia Township. The County Board gave its approval on Oct. 21 at the end of a three-month process of looking into the issue. It included the county Planning […]

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Minnesotans traditionally vote in large numbers during midterm elections. Will the Tuesday, Nov. 4 elections once again place Minnesota among national leaders in turnout? If past history is repeated, the state will again be a leader, much as it was four years ago when the state led the nation in voter turnout with nearly 56 […]

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Voters in the Milaca School District will have three choices for four open spots on the School Board when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. That means a write-in candidate will have an opportunity to be elected to the Milaca Board of Education. And voters who live in the city of Milaca […]

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Give a short biography of yourself. My family’s connections to Mille Lacs County date back to the late 1940’s when my dad and uncle moved to the Milaca area to begin a farming business that is still in operation today.  Personally, I am a Mille Lacs County and life-long Milaca area native.  I was born […]

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Give us a short biography of yourself. I grew up on a farm in rural Southeastern Minnesota as the youngest of five children in an Irish-Catholic family.  My mother was a Director of Religious Education, and my father was a maintenance man for Dayton-Hudson Corporation.  Together, they farmed two Century Farms registered with the Minnesota […]

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Mille Lacs County’s list of problem ditches has lengthened. Just as a team from the Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association is to study Mille Lacs County Ditch No. 14 in the Long Siding area to recommend how property owners should be assessed for its maintenance, the county is looking into doing the same for Ditch No. […]

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