Government

The following was submitted by the candidate on his own behalf. Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent C. Lindgren, beginning his 27th year at the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office, announced that he will continue the original promise he made in 2002 when he was first elected sheriff of Mille Lacs County, which was to continue [...]

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Editor’s note: The following was submitted by the candidate on her own behalf. Seventh District Judge Sarah Hennesy has announced that she will run as a candidate in the November election to retain her seat on the 7th Judicial District Court bench. Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Hennesy to her current position in 2012. She was [...]

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For the third year, Mille Lacs County Public Works will be using mowing, rather than spraying chemicals, as the main way to control noxious weeds along public rights of ways. That decision came out of a discussion between county Soil and Water Conservation District Director Susan Shaw, county Public Works Director Bruce Cochran and the [...]

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Mille Lacs County Commissioners gave a nod to changing the county’s tax abatement policy that would compete with Sherburne County’s policy in order to entice Coin-Tainer, whose plant in Milaca was destroyed by fire Jan. 15, to rebuild in Milaca. The Mille Lacs commissioners, along with County Administrator Roxy Traxler and county Development Coordinator Richard [...]

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Area public transit agencies Timber Trails and Heartland Express are looking into merging as the two begin a move to have a shared upper administrative position. The idea is to increase efficiency, said Helen Pieper, director of Timber Trails Public Transit. Timber Trails is run by Kanabec County and provides public bus service for Kanabec [...]

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