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The accumulation of more than eight inches of snow over Monday night caused school closings Tuesday, March 5 across the area, including Milaca Public Schools. Snow plow crews continued to work into Tuesday morning as the storm tapered off.

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Did Mille Lacs County not do enough to prevent one of its inmates from committing suicide? The parents of Joshua Holscher hope to answer that question with the outcome of a civil suit stemming from their son’s hanging death while in jail custody in December 2010. Two weeks ago, a District Court denied a motion […]

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A fire erupted at Patnode Trucking in Milaca around 11:30 Sunday, Feb. 17. Milaca, Foreston and Princeton Fire departments responded to the scene and battled the blaze for more than four hours. Despite their efforts, the building and three semi trucks inside were completely destroyed. For more information, see the Thursday, Feb. 21 print edition […]

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The Fulluth family including Matt, Bennett, 3, Brenda and 16-month Tenley warmed up by the marshmallow fires near the ice skating rink Saturday while participating in Sno Dayz events.         The Milaca Sno Dayz medallion was found in Reineke Park near where the lion drinking fountain traditionally stands by 11th grader Claire […]

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The hunt for the Sno Dayz medallion and its $100 prize is over, and event organizers are gearing up for a weekend of community wide activities. Milaca High School student Jesse Bursch won the Sno Dayz button design contest. Details about the location and winner of the medallion hunt will be posted later this week. […]

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While the main lobby and aisles look more like a scrap metal enthusiast’s playpen this week, by day’s end Friday, the Milaca Theater will have a new look, new sound and new beginning. After a year-long effort to raise the funds for the transfer from film to a modern projection system, the Milaca Theater is […]

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After 14 years of providing ample meeting space for area organizations and dozens of local residents jobs, Barbara Jean’s restaurant in Milaca is closed. “It’s sad to believe that it’s over,” said longtime employee Missy Tellinghuisen, who has spent nearly two decades serving tables at the establishment. “It would have been 18 years this May.” […]

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