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Memorial Day services will take place Monday, May 27 at the following local cemeteries: •8:05 a.m. St. Louis •8:40 a.m. Milo Township •9:25 Pease Christian Reformed •10:10 Wendell Hill •10:40 Borgholm •11:25 St. Mary’s •11:55 services at Forest Hill The ceremonies will include selected readings by Legionnaires and VFW representatives. Roll call of the deceased [...]

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Crime rates have decreased and the clearance rate of those crimes committed has increased in Mille Lacs County during the past 10 years, according to a report released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. “This is a ‘hats-off’ to all the men and women who work hard every day for our communities,” Mille Lacs [...]

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About 100 area residents attended the one-hour public notification meeting conducted Wednesday, April 24,  to learn about the level 3 sex offender who moved to Foreston May 1. Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren as well as representatives of the Minnesota Department of Corrections were available to answer questions residents had regarding Joshua David Ross’ [...]

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Milaca city leaders addressed a gathering of Chamber of Commerce members and other area residents and organizations at a State of the City luncheon last Tuesday afternoon. City Manager Greg Lerurd shared updates on the Rec Park bridge and dam projects that are on-going. While the old walking bridge has been removed and the new [...]

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Instructors, veteran firefighters and city leaders alike are praising the six newest members of the Milaca Fire Department. Jacqueline Struffert, Jay Kenady, Chris Ehlen, Tom Christensen, Mike Talberg and Adam Solomon answered the call for volunteers last fall and have been pleasantly surprising those in the field ever since. “The six are really a good [...]

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Teals’ Easter Bunny, “Pearl” greeted youngsters with sweets Saturday afternoon. Rylee Ulm, 5, and big sister, Shelby, were quickly over their initial star-struck response to meeting the famed bunny and picked out a tasty treat from Pearl’s basket. Employees were also on-hand to help children decorate Easter cookies. The Milaca VFW will be with “Pearl” [...]

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By Joel Stottrup Union-Eagle Reporter A relatively new device that paramedics on the North Ambulance ground crews are using in North Ambulance’s Princeton region to revive stopped hearts “is making a difference.” That is according to Kevin Novotny, who became the new manager of the North Ambulance service in the Princeton region last August. The principal [...]

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