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The Milaca Area Pantry is very grateful for the generous donation given to the Pantry by the Central Mille Lacs United Way from their 2013 campaign. We are able to make sure that people in our area have food needed for themselves and their children. Last year 659 households were helped, with 240,182 pounds of [...]

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Anna Marie’s Alliance received $635 from the Central Mille Lacs United Way 2013 campaign. Anna Marie’s provides safe shelter and advocacy services for battered women and their children. The shelter can house up to 36 women and children from the six-county Central Minnesota region. Eighteen women, men and children from Mille Lacs County received services [...]

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I grew up during the Depression, served our country in World War II and had a career in law enforcement. We’ve been called the “Greatest Generation.” We went through some really hard times as a nation. What really made us different? When we faced World War II, President Roosevelt asked us to stand up to [...]

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The Milaca softball team would like to thank all those who braved the minus 21 degree temperatures to come to the breakfast Sunday morning,  March 2, to support the Milaca fastpitch softball team. Special thanks go out to Jeannette Hanenburg for her expert coordination of the breakfast. Thank you to the American Legion for hosting [...]

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Taking college-level courses at his high school was “fantastic,” according to Khalique Rogers, a student at Gordon Parks High School in St. Paul. “Our research shows that in just one year, these courses produced more than $13 million in potential savings for students and families,” according to Mary Olson, director of communication and public relations [...]

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By Keith Anderson, Director of News • ECM Publishers, Inc. You may not know or care much about public notices, but you should. They are the legally required notices in newspapers and websites that identify government budget proposals, financial statements, minutes of meetings of the governing body, new ordinances and public hearing notices, some of [...]

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I would like to give a special thank you to all the mail carriers. I watch them day after day, making their way through the snow, ice and subzero temperatures. There are times, I have seen, when they are forced to deliver mail where uncleared sidewalks are drifted deep with snow. I know that is [...]

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