Congressman Rick Nolan (DFL) and challengers Stewart Mills (R) and Ray Sandman (Green) squared off in an 8th District Congressional debate in Duluth Oct. 7.   The video is provided courtesy of our partner The UpTake.    

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Bullying declined by about 33 percent between April 2013 and May 2014, according to a survey of Milaca High School students. The statistic was revealed Tuesday, Oct. 7, during the fall kickoff of the school’s Olweus bullying prevention program. Much of the reduction in perceived bullying, officials said,  can be attributed to the Olweus program, [...]

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A guitar chord broke the silence Monday, Oct. 6, on the footbridge crossing the Rum River in Milaca’s Recreation Park. “She was confused and abused in this life,” sang Glenda Rittenour, sitting with her guitar on the deck of the bridge, as about two dozen onlookers listened to her voice accompany the guitar. “Every night [...]

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Jon Hall might only be a ninth-grader at Milaca High School, but he has some lofty goals. As a member of the Milaca High School cross-country team, his most pressing goal these days is to win at sections and earn a berth in the state cross-country tournament. But he had a greater goal three weeks [...]

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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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