Motorists may encounter delays as segments of southbound Highway 169 from just north of Milaca to Princeton are intermittently reduced to a single lane from sunrise to sunset beginning Friday, Sept. 12, weather permitting. The closures will take about seven working days. The closures are needed as crews resurface the roadway. Motorists approaching the daily [...]

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Grab your friends and family and head to Fairview Northland Medical Center to celebrate a new recreation path. The public is invited to run or walk a five-kilometer course around the hospital, rain or shine. The event is Saturday, Sept 20, 2014, at Fairview Northland Medical Center, 911 Northland Drive, Princeton. 7:30 a.m.         T-shirt and [...]

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Milaca High School Senior Meghan Bolt has recently done something incredible.  She was selected for and participated in All-State Band….for the second time.  Meghan plays clarinet in the Symphonic Band at MHS, and recently completed her second All-State Band camp at St. Olaf College.  She’s had the privilege of performing under college directors James Spinazzola [...]

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The Milaca Police Department received the following reports sept. 1-7. The listed times are when the reports were received and not necessarily when incidents occurred. Compiled by Joel Stottrup. Monday, Sept. 1 3:50 a.m. Criminal damage to property – broken window on 5th Ave. SE. 9:36 a.m. Male cited for theft of fuel. 11:54 a.m. [...]

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William Loeffler Southwest Washington County Bulletin A Milaca native is one of only 20 veterans in the state to win an award for their fight against society’s ills. Amber Manke, a captain with the Army National Guard, will receive a Veterans’ Voices Award tonight, Sept. 11, at the Minnesota Humanities Center, in St. Paul. Manke, [...]

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More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs used to do. Take the [...]

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Money was not mentioned by any of the more than 30 educators who responded to a question I asked about the first month of school. Each of them described the most important things that families can do in September. Everything they suggested is free: helping youngsters set goals, establishing routines, learning something yourself, talking positively [...]

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