Mille Lacs County
Mille Lacs County has signed onto the Project Lifesaver program, which uses electronic tracking equipment to help locate lost individuals with disorders. To make this work, the lost person has to be wearing a special electronic bracelet that transmits its own FM frequency signal to a mobile hand-hel...Read More
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The 9-year-old North Central Drug Task Force – composed of the counties of Mille Lacs, Kanabec and Aitkin, plus the Mille Lacs Band’s tribal police – disbanded on Sept. 25. The dissolving of the task force came eight days after Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren requested and received au...Read More
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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...Read More
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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 th...Read More
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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 wou...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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,...Read More
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