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Congratulations (kindergarten) Graduates!
Published May 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Exchange students change their world in year at Milaca High School
Published May 23, 2017 at 4:19 pm
Milaca – For eight months a group of students have turned Milaca High School international. Seven foreign exchange students came to Milaca from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and South Korea through the EF Foundation. The educational journey has forever changed the students –...
6th grade students of the month
Published May 22, 2017 at 3:40 pm
Kids soak up water lessons
Published May 22, 2017 at 3:39 pm
PRINCETON – Workers from the Princeton Public Utilities toured Princeton schools the week of May 7-13, Drinking Water Week, to talk with students about the water system serving Princeton. PPU manager Connie Wangen, water superintendent Scott Daniels and electric superintendent Jon Brooks made...
Syphilis outbreak in county prompts frank talk
Published May 22, 2017 at 3:22 pm
Milaca – Public health nurse Kay Nastrom and director of the county’s Community and Veterans Services Department Beth Crook visited the Mille Lacs County Board’s May 2 workshop to brief the commissioners about growing concern over a syphilis outbreak. “It’s very much in Mille Lacs...
Princeton honors its school board scholars
Published May 21, 2017 at 8:20 pm
PRINCETON – Twenty-nine of the Princeton School District’s finest students were honored Wednesday, May 10, at the 31st annual School Board Scholar Banquet at Princeton High School. Seventeen eighth-graders and 12 high school seniors representing the top 5 percent...
The Simple Life: Milaca students visit the Kelley Farm
Published May 21, 2017 at 3:11 pm
The origin of the Milaca wolf
Published May 20, 2017 at 8:21 pm
Milaca – The Milaca School Board is looking to copyright or trademark its set of wolf logos, which have developed and evolved since the district adopted the wolf as its mascot in 1994. There are several wolf images that have been used by the Milaca School District. One is an illustration of a...
Tracey Finck: Preparing for summer trips with kids
Published May 19, 2017 at 8:20 pm
Family trips can be great fun. They can also be stressful. One challenge is keeping kids positively engaged during down time as they are riding in the car, standing in line, or waiting for food at a restaurant. Electronic devices are most kids’ go-to for amusement. But Neil Postman has warned us...
Story and photo gallery: Mock crash highlights dangers of distracted driving
Published May 18, 2017 at 4:16 pm
PRINCETON – At 1:45 p.m. Thursday, April 27, a notification went out to area emergency services personnel that a crash with injuries had occurred at Highway 95 and 21st Avenue in Princeton. The crash was just a drill, but the 100-plus Princeton High School students who stood in the 30-degree...