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Mille Lacs County Administrator Roxy Traxler has been offered the position of Sibley County administrator, with formal action expected by the Sibley County Board on Tuesday, March 10, Traxler confirmed March 3. Traxler was originally hired as Mille Lacs County coordinator in 2006 and made Mille Lacs...Read More
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A local business is financing the bond issue for Milaca’s 2015 park improvements. City voters approved a $475,000 referendum on Nov. 4, 2015, for a community building with warming house and restrooms, a water recreation area and playground equipment ­— all in Milaca’s Recreation Park. First N...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Assessor Al Heim gave a presentation on how his office goes about setting assessments for properties in the county.  The state requires the median sales ratios in the assessments to be between 90 and 105 percent.  The sales ratio is determined by dividing the estimated market val...Read More
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The Milaca City Council has assessed costs of a water main break onto the property owners where the break occurred. The council, at its Feb. 19 meeting, approved assessing $11,110 to Tapestry Summerfeld Real Estate Limited Partnership, owner of Tapestry Square Apartments on Eighth Avenue Northeast i...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Administrator Roxy Traxler has been chosen by the Sibley County Board as the finalist for the job of Sibley County administrator. The decision came Wednesday, Feb. 25 on a 3-2 vote by the Sibley County Board. Traxler was one of three people interviewed Monday, Feb. 23 during a spec...Read More
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The board approved a resolution for a five-year bridge replacement plan. The resolution refers to seven bridges in the county as being “deficient” that would require rehabilitation or replacement and also that the county doesn’t have the necessary funding, and that work wouldn’t start until ...Read More
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The board again tabled action on a proposal for making the Mille Lacs County auditor-treasurer’s position be appointed rather than elected. The county had  the topic on its Feb. 3 meeting agenda, but continued the meeting until a special meeting on Feb. 11 to discuss it. After a long discussion o...Read More
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