Due to the weather, Milaca Schools is closed today, Monday, November 10. All activities and conferences are cancelled.

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Major winter storm with significant snow amounts for Monday into Tuesday. A potent storm system will bring significant snowfall to much of central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. Over 6 inches of snow will fall along and north of a line from Canby to Glencoe to Hastings in MN, including the Twin Cities metro, through […]

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Wiley and the Hairy Man The Milaca High School Drama Department performed its fall production, Wiley and the Hairy Man, Thursday, Oct. 30 through Sunday, Nov. 2 at the high school’s Dahlager Theater. Pictured above, A.J. Coughlin, playing young Wiley, confronts the Hairy Man, played by Tristan Maetzold. Wiley’s character is seriously scared of the […]

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Amateur radio operator Terry Londroche is in the final stages of installing two FM radio repeaters on the water tower in Foreston. These repeaters will play a key role in notifying the National Weather Service of severe weather in Mille Lacs County. “The Mille Lacs area did not have a repeater that was designated for […]

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The suspect in an Oct. 24 vehicle theft made a wrong turn during the getaway attempt — through the front window of Casey’s General Store. Suspect Anthony Swope, 19, of Milaca, was then wrestled to the ground by the truck’s owner and a store patron who was pumping gas at the time of the incident. […]

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Student performance is on the rise at Milaca Elementary School. The school for many years has been flagged as a “Focus School” by the Minnesota Department of Education in its annual Multiple Measurement Rating of Minnesota schools. But not any longer. Milaca Elementary School Principal Steve Voshell presented the analysis of the MMR results for […]

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Any combat veteran would say they share a special bond with the soldiers they serve alongside. They eat together, sleep together, fight together and some of them die together. After Vietnam, many of these brothers-in-arms were scattered all over the country. The distance and time between them haven’t been enough to erode those bonds that […]

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