Mille Lacs County
Demolishing the concrete bridge on Mille Lacs County Road 12, west of Mille Lacs County Road 1, was temporarily halted in late June due to high water on the Rum River, according to Mille Lacs Public Works Director Bruce Cochran. The demolition precedes the construction of a replacement bridge. The h...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Loaded consent agenda The consent agenda, which the board approved with one motion and without discussion, included a jail report, auto-theft prevention grant, veterans services respite care policy, Soo Line trail right of way permit, final payment of gravel contract, acceptance of pavement markings...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
On Memorial Day, when people under 21 were allegedly drinking and becoming intoxicated on property owned by Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude, there was no law on the books in Mille Lacs County holding Jude and her police-officer husband Russ Jude accountable for the activity, had the couple been ...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
County commissioners have approved spending about $50,000 to install a new skylight at the courthouse and demolish the previous one. Earlier this year, glass panels fell from the skylight, and much of the rotunda at the courthouse has been roped off since. Only two companies in the state do that kin...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
An oft-used bridge in Bogus Brook Township over the Rum River on CSAH 12 has been closed until sometime in October because it is being replaced. The bridge, located about halfway between Milaca and Princeton, is scheduled to be completed by Nov. 4 at a cost of about $813,000. The detour markings are...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
Security upgrade Commissioners gave the OK to a request from County Administrator Roxy Traxler to spend up to $15,000 to improve security at the county’s justice center. There will be additional cameras and secure-access door controls added. In answer to a question from Commissioner Dave Oslin abo...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
County commissioners have given final plat approval for the first phase of Sher Plat 1, a housing development on about 393 acres, planned by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in Kathio Township. The approval comes after preliminary approval was given by commissioners at their July 3, 2012, meeting. The ...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow
Don't Miss A Thing!

Our news stories are now available through email. Simply enter your email address below and click “Subscribe” to see the new stories every day.

×