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Milton Johnson was a proud veteran who is being remembered for his love of dancing. Milton Johnson, 89, of Milaca, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Milaca. Johnson, who served in both World War II and the Korean [...]

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Motorists may encounter delays as segments of southbound Highway 169 from just north of Milaca to Princeton are intermittently reduced to a single lane from sunrise to sunset beginning Friday, Sept. 12, weather permitting. The closures will take about seven working days. The closures are needed as crews resurface the roadway. Motorists approaching the daily [...]

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William Loeffler Southwest Washington County Bulletin A Milaca native is one of only 20 veterans in the state to win an award for their fight against society’s ills. Amber Manke, a captain with the Army National Guard, will receive a Veterans’ Voices Award tonight, Sept. 11, at the Minnesota Humanities Center, in St. Paul. Manke, [...]

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1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 eggs Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9×5-inch loaf pan. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl and set aside. Beat white sugar and butter together in a bowl using electric mixer until [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business during its Aug. 19 meeting. This report was written by Joel Stottrup. Milaca VFW permit The County Board approved a conditional use permit renewal for the Milaca VFW represented by Danny Sandberg. The Siemer-Hakes VFW Post 10794 in Milaca had made its original conditional [...]

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