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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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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