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Five girls snipped, arranged and glued colorful pieces of paper together to make designs for art projects last week at the Central Minnesota Art Co-op in Princeton, their focus on molas. Mola is a Kuna word for blouse, but mola has also come to mean the elaborately embroidered panels that make up the front and [...]

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Mille Lacs Lake anglers may fish at night beginning Monday, July 21 at 10 p.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In past years, the Mille Lacs Lake night closure, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., began the Monday after the May opener and continued through mid-June. This year’s regulations extended the closure [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Historical Society has signed a contract with Les Jones Roofing Inc. to begin the renovation of the historical society’s depot center’s badly worn cedar shake roof. Also included in the state legacy grant for the project is money to repair brick, stone, mortar and flashing on the building’s roof line, along [...]

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With over 15 hours of toe-tapping bluegrass music, the Milaca RecFest Bluegrass Festival is celebrating another year of down home pickin’ on July 25-27.  It’s bluegrass “recreation” for the entire family!  Come enjoy the concerts, workshops, jam sessions, children’s art tent, the art market, instrument vendors, great food, and much more! RecFest is held at [...]

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The summer has flown by and it’s about time for us to end our Paws to Read Summer reading program at the library.  But there’s one last thing to do!  We’re going to celebrate with the program, Funky Possum Dance Party.  Funky Possum Dance Party is a high-energy, fun, and interactive show for children and [...]

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Carolyn Jacobson was recently named chief human resources officer for Fairview Health Services. Jacobson is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including talent recruitment and performance management, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development and human resources administration. Jacobson has been serving in the role on an interim basis since July [...]

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Cheryl Clayson and her husband, Rory, live in Princeton. He is from Brooklyn Center. She was born in Milaca and then spent her childhood in Foley; Marysville; Toledo, Ohio; and Bock. She graduated from Milaca High School.  Recalling her youth on her parents’ farm at the end of a township road southeast of Bock, she [...]

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