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Thomas A. Kvamme For the Times If there were ever a time for a local dedication and loyalty award, the time would be now, and the first recipient would have to be Joyce Leona Anderson. As of Sunday, Sept. 1, she has recorded 40 years of service being employed by the Mille Lacs County Area […]

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Thomas A. Kvamme For the Times You’ve no doubt heard about the “Adopt a Highway” program that is in place throughout the state for volunteers to lend a helping hand in keeping the state roadways and ditches clean of litter. Another area of concern is the state’s waterways, and a group of concerned individuals, known […]

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Traffic over the Bogus Brook will come to a halt on a second area highway come Monday. Highway 23 motorists will be detoured around Bock for about six weeks while the Minnesota Department of Transportation replaces a box culvert. County Road 12 is currently closed while the bridge over Bogus Brook is being replaced. Traffic […]

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The Milaca Area Historical Society would like to move forward on several repairs around the museum, a building it shares with the city. Volunteers with the organization have found this process difficult because this shared responsibility and the added red tape involved with the museum being a designated historical building with the Minnesota Historical Society. […]

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First National Bank President Joe Tapp has settled in nicely since taking the helm June 3. With friendly faces welcoming him to the new position and nearly 40 years in the banking industry, the transition has been smooth. “People around here are pretty good, so that didn’t make it too stressful,” Tapp said. “And I’ve […]

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By JOEL STOTTRUP If you go to the wooded spot about 10 miles northeast of Princeton where Swedish resident Carl Lundberg and his family settled a century ago, you won’t find the house anymore. Nor will you find the Swedish couple’s pump house, smokehouse, barn, machine shed, root cellar or small garage. What you will […]

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Linda Rogers (left) stands with participants of the Teddy Bear Ride in Bock Saturday, Aug. 17. Rogers has coordinated the ride, a benefit for the Children’s Hospital, for the past two years. Rogers said last year the group donated more than 100 teddy bears and nearly $5,000 to the hospital. More than 80 motorcycles lined […]

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