Government

Seth Rowe • Sun Sailor Newspapers Voters who would like an opportunity to shape political parties at a grassroots level may do so during upcoming precinct caucuses. While the caucuses receive less attention during non-presidential election years, participants may still become involved in shaping the platforms of parties or seek election to party positions. A straw [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business at its Jan. 21 meeting. Written by Joel Stottrup. Rotunda display purchase The board authorized spending $1,950 to purchase a rotunda form display from Ziegler’s Woodwork & Specialty in Foreston. Jail report for December 2013 During December, the Mille Lacs County Jail boarded inmates from the [...]

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Former Mille Lacs County Commissioner E.A. “Stub” Strelow passed away on January 10 at the Mille Lacs Long Term Care Center in Onamia. Strelow, age 87, was a long-time commissioner on the Mille Lacs County Board, where he represented the Onamia area for a total of 16 years on the board. After marrying Phyllis Mott [...]

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Sen. Dave Brown and Rep. Sondra Erickson will be holding a series of town hall meetings on Saturday, Feb. 8. The meetings begin at 8 a.m. in Princeton and will conclude with a 2 p.m. meeting in Ogilvie. You are invited to attend if you have questions or would like to share what you think [...]

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Joel Stottrup • ECM Publishers, Inc. Mille Lacs County has filed an appeal of a U.S. Department of Interior decision to allow the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to place the Sher parcel, in Kathio Township in northern Mille Lacs, into trust status for the Band. The county lists the size of the Sher parcel at [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business at its Jan. 7, 2014 meeting. The news items were compiled by Joel Stottrup. Organizing the board County Administrator Roxy Traxler opened the meeting until the board had chosen a chair and vice chair for the new year. Phil Peterson was re-elected chair, and [...]

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