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Milaca Elim Home residents celebrated the ending of 2014 and the coming of the new year Dec. 31 with a performance by the Glitzy Chicks. The three-woman band wore sparkling attire and sang several numbers, including “Silent Night,” “Will the Circle be Unbroken” and “A Friend in Jesus,” a...Read More
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The city of Milaca has begun the process of planning park improvements approved by voters through a $475,000 referendum in the Nov. 4, 2014, election. A committee of city, park board and community members met on Monday, Jan. 5, to lay a foundation for park plans. Initial discussion included site loc...Read More
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A Milaca woman was injured New Year’s Eve when she fell asleep while driving on Minnesota Highway 23. Nicole D. Schmidt, 22, was eastbound on Highway 23 in Pine County when the crash occurred, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. She was transported by ambulance to Essentia Health in Sandstone...Read More
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The newest member of the Milaca Fire Department’s fleet of vehicles is getting a touch-up of paint, and the adding of chevrons and new gold lettering, and is expected to be at home at Milaca’s fire station in the weeks to come. The rescue truck comes from the Rogers Fire Department, which put th...Read More
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Barista Danielle Naumann, 23, was spotted serving up a dark roast Black Velvet coffee to a customer at the Milaca Coffee Corner. The Milaca High School graduate describes her entire senior year as a memorable moment. During her final year in high school, she received a scholarship for softball, a sp...Read More
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Milaca High School science teacher Mary Thomsen has passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. The announcement was made on the Milaca School District Facebook page. Thomsen taught chemistry at Milaca High School for 22 years. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 17, at 10:00 a...Read More
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The results are in! The overall winner of the 2014 Milaca High School Beard Contest was announced on Dec. 18 as student Taylor Ash, who raised $66.61 in his jar. Ash won the “Duck Dynasty” category for having the thickest beard. The overall money raised came in just under $100. The students used...Read More
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