Category Archives: Mille Lacs County Times

Ask the Sportswriters

Following are opinions from Mille Lacs County Times  editor-sports editor Gary Larson, reporter Luther Dorr and former Times intern Logan Marxhausen. Note: This feature is written on Monday each week. ******** •Question:  What are your thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings-Washington … Continue reading

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Spreading Christmas cheer

Milaca High School band director Andrew Nelson led the jazz ensemble in holiday favorites for staff and residents at the Elim Home Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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County approves salary increases

By LUTHER DORR Mille Lacs County Times It took only a few minutes for Mille Lacs County commissioners at their Dec. 20 meeting to approve a decrease of a half percent in the 2012 levy. But the county’s contingency fund for … Continue reading

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School district OKs decrease in ’12 levy

By LUTHER DORR Mille Lacs County Times There was good news last week for taxpayers in the Milaca School District. The Milaca Board of Education certified its levy for taxes payable in 2012 at a 5.17 decrease over the previous year. … Continue reading

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School board seeks cost savings

By LUTHER DORR Mille Lacs County Times The agenda for the Dec. 20 meeting of the Milaca School Board included some cost-saving measures that had been discussed at a work session a week earlier. After one of those measures was passed, … Continue reading

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Sixth-graders compete in Geo Bee

By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times Milaca sixth-graders faced off in the annual geography bee this past Friday, Dec. 23, before going home for the long winter break. Talon Wilson, Adrian Coughlin, Bailey Schmitz, Daniel Devos, Chase Horrigan and Alyssia … Continue reading

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County spends $85,900 to move center

By LUTHER DORR Mille Lacs County Times County commissioners approved an expenditure of $85,900 at their Dec. 20 meeting to move the county’s 911 communications center from one part of the jail to another. The PSAP (Public Safety Answering Point) center … Continue reading

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Training offered to adult caregivers

By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times Faith in Action from Elk River and the East Central Senior Resource Center in Cambridge are collaborating with the Adult Day Health Center, Elim Oasis in the Freshwaters Methodist Church in Princeton to offer … Continue reading

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Business, county clash over closing time permit

By LESLEY TOTH Mille Lacs County Times A miscommunication between a Bock business and Mille Lacs County caused a bit of confusion and inconvenience Saturday, Dec. 17. Bock Mayor Dennis Girard said Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s deputies entered Fat Jack’s in … Continue reading

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Ask the Sportswriters

Following are opinions from Mille Lacs County Times  editor-sports editor Gary Larson, reporter Luther Dorr and former Times intern Logan Marxhausen. Note: This feature is written on Monday each week. ******** •Question:  The Minnesota Vikings lost their sixth straight game … Continue reading

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