John Terpstra has season tickets to the Minnesota Twins. He has been a lifelong fan and goes to Target Field, via the Northstar rail, more than 20 times a year. On Sept. 3 he got to witness an 11-4 Twins victory over the rival Chicago White Sox. However, that was not the best part of [...]

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A man under investigation by the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed himself in the parking lot of a Borgholm Township business on Saturday, Sept. 6. Patrick Lavell, 62, of Milaca, shot himself in the chest with a .44-caliber revolver after being confronted by sheriff’s deputies and ordered from his vehicle, according to [...]

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Milton Johnson was a proud veteran who is being remembered for his love of dancing. Milton Johnson, 89, of Milaca, passed away Sunday, Sept. 7. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Milaca. Johnson, who served in both World War II and the Korean [...]

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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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