Politics

By T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter Rep. Denise Dittrich remembers hearing the news of the plane crash while handing out stickers at a Halloween parade in Anoka. “It was like a JFK moment — you knew exactly where you were,” she said. On the morning of Oct. 25, 2002, Democratic Sen. Paul Wellstone, wife Sheila, […]

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By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times Eighth District U.S. Representative hopeful Tarryl Clark toured Milaca Public Schools last Tuesday, April 10, after visiting several Duluth schools and learning more about energy efficiency efforts in public education. “You’d be surprised at how many boilers I’ve seen,” Clark said when offered to take a look Milaca’s. “One […]

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By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times The township election results are in, and with all six surrounding area elections being uncontested, they shouldn’t surprise. At Bogus Brook, residents elected supervisor Scott Ruis with 20 votes and clerk Tracy Larsen with 21 votes. In Borgholm Township, Robert Rowland was elected supervisor with 32 votes and Trudy […]

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By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times Area residents came together and talked politics over steaming plates of pancakes and sausages this past Saturday morning at the DFL Candidate Breakfast at the Milaca American Legion. Neighbors caught up on each other’s families, shared their views on the current state of the economy, unionized labor, global warming […]

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