A terrific new movie describes Cesar Chavez, a remarkable American whose influence continues to help Americans – and Minnesotans. Having seen the movie, talked with people who knew Chavez and had a tiny role in his work, I strongly recommend the picture. The movie “Cesar Chavez” was released March 28 and is rated PG-13. Here’s [...]

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The Mille Lacs County-American Dairy Association Dairy Princess Banquet and Coronation was held Saturday, April 5 at Trinity Crossing in Princeton In the photo are the new dairy princesses. Pictured in the back row, left to right, are Kelly Fetters,  Rosalina Lambert, Brooke Christensen, Moriah Nelson, and Janae Langner. In the front row, left to [...]

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Salad ingredients: 6 cups fresh baby spinach 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 avocado, diced (or you can double this to 2 avocados) 4 ounces crumbled gorgonzola or blue cheese 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted half a small red onion, thinly sliced Toss all ingredients together with your desired amount of dressing until combined. [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business April 1. Written by Joel Stottrup. Permit for auto repair business The board approved a conditional use permit for Charles Cooper IV to have a home-based auto repair business in the Wild and Scenic District on Central Avenue south of the city of Milaca. [...]

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Editor’s note: Craig Maalis asked Milaca softball coach Randy Johnson a few questions following the softball team’s trip to Florida. The Q&A is below. Q: Where did you play? One location or several? A: We played at the ESPN sports complex at Disney’s Wide World of Sports facility. All of our scrimmages and practices were [...]

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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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