Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
The Mille Lacs County Board completed the following business at its Nov. 19 meeting. Written by Joel Stottrup. Per diem increase for treatment center The board approved a 2.9 percent increase for calendar year 2014 in the rate it pays per client per day at Mille Lacs Academy at Onamia. It will result in a [...]
The event signifies the start of construction on the 65,000-seat, 1.7 million-square-foot facility, scheduled for completion in July 2016.
After two years of work, Mille Lacs County has a new comprehensive plan. The Mille Lacs County Board approved the nearly 100-page document with little discussion on Nov. 19, other than Commissioner Dave Oslin declaring that County Administrator Roxy Traxler went “over and beyond” in her role of helping shepherd the plan’s formation. Oslin also [...]
You can now discard your leftover prescription drugs safely five days per week in the lobby of the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office in Milaca. Sheriff Brent Lindgren and the Mille Lacs County Public Health Service have collaborated to set up a prescription drug drop-off container in the Sheriff’s Office for use 8 a.m. to [...]