Princeton Evangelical Free Church became a second-day headquarters Monday for those involved in the search for an 80-year-old woman who was been missing since Friday afternoon, when she left the Mora area in a vehicle.
Mille Lacs County and Sherburne County Board candidates participated in an Oct. 13 forum sponsored by the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce.
Notably missing from recent candidate forums in Isle and Princeton was one of the local candidates for state legislative office.
During a Princeton candidate forum for local legislators, two incumbents and a challenger answered questions regarding their assessment of the state government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mille Lacs County Public Health is making plans and purchasing additional equipment using CARES Act dollars in preparation of what they say will be a mass inoculation.
Mille Lacs County Sheriff Don Lorge addressed the county board at its regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 6, in regards to officer staffing levels.
Mille Lacs County has a new county engineer on board. Neal Knopik came on staff in an interim capacity on July 27 and was recently re-titled as the county engineer upon the transferring of his engineering license.
During a special Sept. 29 special Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board approved by a 3-2 vote a 2021 preliminary levy increase of 4.9% on a total amount of $18.2 million.
The Mille Lacs County Board was presented with a list items to be considered under its 2021 capital improvement plan during a public hearing on Sept. 29.
Mille Lacs County Auditor-Treasurer Eric Bartusch said that as of Friday, Oct. 2, the county auditor’s office has issued 3,350 ballots which includes all absentee, mail ballot and early in-person voting.
With heightened concerns about voting security as political parties have arguably never been more polarized, Mille Lacs County Auditor-Treasurer Eric Bartusch recently weighed on election issues and voting during a pandemic.
Mille Lacs Community Health Services Administrator and Supervisor Kay Nastrom recently reported approximately 35% of county employees from various departments continue to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to a Second Amendment Sanctuary resolution that was brought before commissioners earlier this year, the county board has approved a more encompassing resolution.
A recent five-day itinerary for Congressman Pete Stauber’s started with onstituent listening session and ended with a vice presidential campaign visit.
The Mille Lacs Historic Courthouse was filled with approximately 50 people in a number of rooms on three levels to accommodate social distancing, Tuesday, July 21, as commissioners took time to weigh in on the possibility of Mille Lacs County becoming a Second Amendment Sanctuary county.
Local chamber of commerce executive directors are busy this week distributing a one-time shipment of state-provided COVID-19 disposable masks.
These incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department July 10 to July 17. Times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. The report was compiled by Tim Hennagir.
Rosanne Volker’s father, Clem Volker, age 92, living in Greenbush Township on a Century Farm, recently caught three raccoons in one trap. She reports that getting three raccoons in the same trap is a rare occurrence; it has never happened before in her family’s experience. Clem and his wife,…
The 14th Annual Long Siding Bar & Grill Car Show was well attended Saturday, July 11. Classic cars of many different model years, makes, and colors registered for the event. Trophies for approximately 20 different car award categories were handed out starting at 4 p.m. This year’s event …
Effective Monday, July 6, Adams Publishing Group, the parent company of the Union-Times and Town & Country, will be opening its office doors after a pandemic-related closure.
The two-week filing period in which candidates may file for office opens Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and runs through Tuesday June 2, 2020.
Mille Lacs County Administrator Pat Oman has released the following statement concerning the status of opening county buildings to the public:
Former district court judge and city attorney Steven A. Anderson’s legal career included four decades of service to Mille Lacs County and Princeton.
These incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department April 17 to April 24. Times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. Report compiled by Tim Hennagir.
Over the weekend, Mille Lacs County Attorney Joe Walsh came out publicly on Facebook that he and his wife may have been infected with the coronavirus and have been self-quarantining.
Following Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Historical Society recommendations regarding the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Mille Lacs County Historical Society closed at noon today (Saturday, Marcy 14) and will remain closed through March 31, 2020.
The Mille Lacs Fisheries Advisory Committee met Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Appeldoorn’s Sunset Bay Resort with the Minnesota DNR Fisheries Department.
The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department Dec. 13 to Dec. 20. Times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. Report compiled by Tim Hennagir.
At the regular board meeting on Dec. 17 at the Mille Lacs Historic Courthouse, the county board in a 3-2 vote approved the 2020 budget with a levy increase of 6.5%
The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department from Nov. 22 to Nov. 30. Times listed are when a call was received, not when an incident occurred. Report compiled by Tim Hennagir.
The following incidents were reported to the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 30 to Sept. 6 The times listed are when a call was received, not necessarily when an incident occurred. Compiled by Tim Hennagir.
A public hearing to move the Mille Lacs County auditor-treasurer position from an elected position to an appointed position was conducted at the Mille Lacs County Historic Courthouse on Aug. 27.
A new public works building and new law enforcement facility have been subjects of discussion at the Mille Lacs County Board work session meetings, most recently at the Sept. 3 meeting.
Editor’s Note: This story recaps the first part of a nearly two-hour Aug. 15 meeting between Princeton City Council members, the Princeton Township Board, and staff representatives. Mille Lacs County Board Commissioners Genny Reynolds and Tim Wilhelm also attended the meeting.
The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved resolutions to appoint a temporary county auditor-treasurer and an interim county highway engineer during its regularly scheduled meeting Aug. 6.