Opinion

Mark Herzing is the right choice for the new Mille Lacs County attorney. What excites me about Mark Herzing is not only his current community involvement; but more importantly, his plans to increase the county attorney’s office involvement throughout Mille Lacs County. Mark Herzing has the energy, passion and desire to not only reach out [...]

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I am an English teacher at Milaca High School and head coach of the speech team.  When Joe Walsh settled into his career in Milaca, he called my classroom inquiring about any needs on the MHS speech team.  He stopped by our first team meeting that year and has been a volunteer coach ever since. [...]

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Minnesota’s 8th District race between incumbent DFL Rep. Rick Nolan and Republican challenger Stewart Mills has been targeted by national political groups.  Most readers have already seen the effect of that targeting with the barrage of negative TV ads that have been airing. We urge readers to discount those ads. Why? Because the 8th District [...]

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  When was the last time you tested the smoke alarms in your home? If you’re like many people, you may not even remember. Smoke alarms have become such a common feature of U.S. households that they’re often taken for granted and aren’t tested and maintained. Data from 776 Minnesota fire departments showed that four [...]

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  As a teacher and president of the Milaca Education Association, I have seen both candidates for Mille Lacs County attorney at work in our community, and my choice is Joe Walsh. True leadership is not measured by how long you’ve lived in the community but by your actions. As a member of the Milaca [...]

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A grand piano has landed at the baggage-claim level of the Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport, continuing the takeoff into the artistic skies. While you are waiting for your flight, you can sit down and play that piano, given by an anonymous donor, or you also can listen to a series of weekly concerts, arranged by the [...]

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