The Golden Arches could be standing proud at the Milaca Junction by year’s end. A proposed three-way land deal between the Milaca Land Company, the city of Milaca, and Land & Lease Development, LLC may to result in the building of a free-standing McDonald’s restaurant on the northwest corner of the Milaca Junction development. The [...]

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Milaca third grade teacher Kara Barry wears her Milaca Education Association T-shirt as she scoops eggs onto a tray Saturday, March 22, at the Milaca Community Breakfast. The education association joined forces with the Milaca Area Chamber of Commerce as sponsors of the breakfast this year, providing much needed manpower to the breakfast, which was [...]

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A Milaca man will appear in Mille Lacs County District Court on April 9 on charges that he threatened a man plowing a driveway. Thomas LeRoy Lawson, 53, of Milaca, is facing charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and making terroristic threats. Both offenses are felonies and carry a maximum sentence of up to [...]

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Following community concern about the closing of the regional Riverwood Centers mental health provider based in Braham on March 17, Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude responded with a March 21 press release. Mille Lacs County had been contracting with Riverwood to provide mental health services for residents of the county who were uninsured or [...]

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Mille Lacs County’s non-renewal on Jan. 1 of its contract with the Braham-based regional mental health agency Riverwood Centers brought criticism of the county when Riverwood folded on March 17. Known for decades as the Five County Mental Health Centers because it originally contracted with the counties of Mille Lacs, Isanti, Chisago, Pine and Kanabec, [...]

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The Milaca Police Department received the following reports from March 15 to March 19. The listed times are when the reports were received and not necessarily when incidents occurred. Compiled by Joel Stottrup. Saturday, March 15 4:16 p.m. A no-injury, hit-an-run incident reported to have occurred on March 12 on Fifth Street NE. 4:59 p.m. [...]

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Catholic Charities Senior Dining wishes to acknowledge the grant of $1,276 made to our senior dining site in Milaca by the Central Mille Lacs United Way. This grant will support congregate dining and Meals on Wheels in Milaca, which in 2013 served over 300 local seniors. In an effort to help senior citizens live healthy, [...]

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