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As of June 9 in Mille Lacs County and March 24 in Sherburne County, all citizens and business owners could register to receive free, automatic alerts about emergencies, including missing children, at-large criminals, hazardous weather and public safety information. Al Fjerstad, Mille Lacs County’s...Read More
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Mille Lacs began a search for its county administrator in late April through consultant firm Springsted and closed the application period June 10 after receiving 17 applications. Interim County Administrator and Personnel Director Lisa Herges said the plan is to narrow that field to a list of finali...Read More
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Sgt. Neil Dickenson Minnesota State Patrol Ask A Trooper Question: I’ve increasingly seen more drivers wearing earphones, and especially full-fledged over the ear headphones while driving lately. And more motorcycle riders too. I thought it was against the law to wear them, and I don’t recall ...Read More
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It’s about time we change the way we do politics in America – and last week in Washington, we reintroduced our Restore Democracy legislation (H.Res. 298) – a reform blueprint of the best ideas to do just that. Specifically, H.Res. 298 calls on Congress to overturn Citizens United, limit th...Read More
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Below are summaries of the actions taken by the Mille Lacs County Board at its June 2 meeting. They were compiled by Debbie Griffin. Consultant to help with development transition Thge Mille Lacs County Board voted to grant a request by Land Services Director Michele McPherson to negotiate a $36,000...Read More
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The Mille Lacs County Board decided at its June 1 meeting not to adopt a social-host ordinance, but it was a lack of action rather than a vote that decided the issue. The county began considering the law about two months ago and held a public hearing at its May 18 meeting. At least a [...]...Read More
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