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By Allie Norvell Milaca 8th-grader The Milaca Mega Meet is the world’s largest one-day cross-country meet. This year there were about 150 participating schools and more than 5,900 cross-country runners. These numbers might even be the biggest numbers in the history of the race. Have you ever seen or been part of the Mega Meet? [...]

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Congratulations to Minnesota educators, students and families, based on a new report from the College Board, which publishes the Advanced Placement exam. A study released Oct. 7 shows that growing numbers of Minnesota students are taking and passing at least one AP exam, among the more than 30 that are offered. While the percentage of [...]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]

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Mark Herzing is the right choice for the new Mille Lacs County attorney. What excites me about Mark Herzing is not only his current community involvement; but more importantly, his plans to increase the county attorney’s office involvement throughout Mille Lacs County. Mark Herzing has the energy, passion and desire to not only reach out [...]

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I am an English teacher at Milaca High School and head coach of the speech team.  When Joe Walsh settled into his career in Milaca, he called my classroom inquiring about any needs on the MHS speech team.  He stopped by our first team meeting that year and has been a volunteer coach ever since. [...]

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On September 20th Milaca was the host for the World’s Largest Single Day High School Cross Country Meet, the Milaca Mega Meet. We had over 5,000 high school cross-country runners and thousands of spectators attend Stones Throw Golf Course for a great day of running.  What was on display that day was not only some [...]

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