“These teachers have dedicated their lives to serving students and been recognized for outstanding work. As we examine how to improve public policy, it’s important to hear from some of the best of the best. We need to learn from their success.” That’s how state Sen. Chuck Wiger, DFL-Maplewood, explained a recent hearing he convened […]

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The public will have 30 more days to comment on the proposal by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to run a 7.5-mile force main from just south of its Eddy’s Resort on north to a wastewater treatment plant west of the band’s casino. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers originally set the comment period […]

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Since 1996 when I was first hired as a sports writer in Fort Frances, Ontario, I have interviewed hundreds of athletes and written countless stories on their outstanding achievements in sports. For me, covering sports is easy. This, however, is my first time having to write something about myself. And I find that hard to […]

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When the final snap was taken in Milaca’s season-ending 32-18 playoff loss to St. Cloud Cathedral on Tuesday, Oct. 21, it capped off Cory Anderson’s first season as the Wolves’ head coach. And, while at first glance, a 1-8 record isn’t exactly what Milaca had in mind with 22 seniors on their roster, the future […]

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Standing at 5-foot-10 in eighth grade, Chloe Hendrickson is much taller than her peers. She’s also well beyond her years in the pool. Hendrickson, fresh off claiming two all-conference titles at the Granite Ridge Conference meet, has had a tremendous second season with the Milaca Wolves swim team. “(Swimming) is one of my favorite things […]

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With 35 of 37 precincts reporting, incumbent Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) had a 6820 to 4250 lead over challenger James Rittenour in the race for the 15A state legislative seat. Ericsson had 61.49 percent of the vote.

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