Sometime next year, sidearms with names like Smith and Wesson and Colt, or any other brand different than Glock, are to disappear from the sides of Mille Lacs County deputies. In their place will be only Glock pistols with 9 mm ammunition. It is part of a new policy at the Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s [...]
City officials met Dec. 2 with representatives of a Malaysian company, Euroala, that owns 70 percent of Evekor, a company that operates a aircraft manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic. According to minutes of the Dec. 2 airport advisory board meeting, the meeting was arranged by former Princeton Mayor Richard Anderson. Euroala is looking [...]
Mille Lacs County has approved a new group residence housing contract to keep the 16-unit Belle Haven townhomes in Princeton running to “prevent the homelessness of 16 families,” as stated on the agenda of the Dec. 17 Mille Lacs County Board meeting. The board approved a seven-month group residence housing contract beginning Dec. 1, 2013, [...]
They can arrive at the rehabilitation center curled in boxes, sometimes borne by children awestruck by what they’ve discovered in the yard.
The Mille Lacs County Board has given a 1 percent salary increase to Sheriff Brent Lindgren and County Attorney Jan Jude, pushing Lindgren’s salary to $103,422 and Jude’s to $110,145. The board has left Auditor Treasurer Phil Thompson’s salary for 2014 the same as this year at $85,345. County boards are required to set the [...]
The MnSCU Board of Trustees in November approved a strategic plan whose draft drew fire, but the final version accolades, from the trustees. The Inter Faculty Organization still has its concerns, however.