Government

The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business at its Sept. 17 meeting. This report was written by Joel Stottrup. Hardrives bituminous bid The board approved the bid from Hardrives Inc., Waite Park, of $46,262 to provide bituminous patching. It was the low bid of three submitted bids. The other two bids […]

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After nearly two years of public-input meetings to draft a new comprehensive plan, Mille Lacs County appears to be nearing completion of the document. The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners at its Sept. 17 meeting approved a number of changes in the draft in response to suggested changes by the county Planning Commission. The […]

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A mandatory Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EAW) has been submitted to Mille Lacs County by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe for review. The description of the project is as follows: Eddy’s Mille Lacs Lake Resort is proposing to remove and reconstruct its existing resort. The proposed project would construct 72 lodging units (64 hotel rooms […]

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The detour signs on Mille Lacs County Road 12 between Princeton and Milaca could remain up as much as seven days longer than originally planned due to a change in the design of the new bridge being constructed on that road. The contractor, Schroeder Construction, of Glenwood, was originally given a deadline of Nov. 4 […]

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It is human nature for a property owner to compare what they get paid for a road-project easement compared to a neighbor, says Mille Lacs County Public Works Director Bruce Cochran. So going out and appraising 46 separate parcels in order to obtain easements for widening a road is a delicate matter, considering that each […]

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The city of Princeton could be gaining a pond — and a water fountain to boot. The city has informed Mille Lacs County that it is interested in obtaining a lot that was part of a handful of tax forfeited properties in the Sharco Estates. The majority of the lot is a drainage pond with […]

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