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Once known as Decoration Day, the national holiday of Memorial Day is set aside each year on the last Monday in May to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while in defense of our country. One such patriot from Milaca who died in the jungles of Vietnam on Feb. 24, 1971, is among the [...]...Read More
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As veterans, families and friends make their way out to Forest Hills Cemetery this Memorial Day, they will notice a big difference in the area where the annual service is held. Once considered an “eyesore,” the five large dead pine trees located near the Rum River have been removed. This came to...Read More
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Fourteen Milaca High School students had an experience of a lifetime during a trip to Washington, D.C., with teacher Colleen Bell on April 9-12. The journey included stops at museums, monuments, memorials and art galleries that included the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, United States Hol...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Public Works and the Mille Lacs Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) are working together to control roadside grasses, brush and noxious/invasive weeds.  The primary method of control is mowing, but certain situations may require the use of herbicides. Roadside Mowing Mille...Read More
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Many locals stopped in to fill their plates at the Borgholm Township Hall for the Amish Benefit Haystack Supper held on May 8. Members of the Milaca South Amish Community extended their hospitality to the public during a meal that featured garden fresh vegetables, hamburger, diced ham, mashed potato...Read More
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The road to attracting people to Minnesota’s small cities is a busy one. But Milaca civic leaders believe they are ahead of the curve in getting people to turn off Highway 169 and onto the city’s main streets. In this case, it’s a technological curve leaders are banking tourists will turn to. ...Read More
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