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Long-time Wakon chief maintenance man Chris Weinreich officially retired Dec. 4, and turned his keys over to his son, Jake.
As a memento, the City of Wahkon Council presented Weinreich with a poster-sized photo of him standing by a city water treatment pond - a project dear to Chris’ heart.
Ice conditions vary around Mille Lacs Lake
Garrison Bay on Dec. 7 still showing open water near shore.
Cove Bay, near Wahkon, on Dec. 7 with ice as far as the eye can see. Some fish houses have been placed near shore.
To the victor go the spoils
Kerry Herman was recognized as the winner of the 2020 Malmo Big Buck contest, her 11-point buck weighing in at 222 pounds.
Lion Karen Raddatz
Lion Sharon Hannon
Lions members from left: Doc Moss, Marlene Moss, Doug Halvorson, Deb Walters, Bubbles Haggberg, Pat Hicks, and Judy Halvorson.
The number of COVID-19 cases according to likely exposure.
The number of COVID-19 cases according to county in Minnesota.
County death rates
Mille Lacs and surrounding counties death rates from COVID-19.
A graph showing the number of COVID-19 deaths according to county in Minnesota.
Rockabye by Santa Claus
Santa took a brief moment away from his travels around the northwestern Mille Lacs community with Garrison Fire and Rescue on Saturday, Dec. 5, to cradle young Skyler Anderson.
The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners gathered for their annual Truth in Taxation meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
An infrastructure project is underway in Wahkon to re-enforce the natural gas line and is expected to be completed by Dec. 18.
Lakes and Pines is offering help to families and businesses in Mille Lacs County
Isle Chamber of Commerce member Nick Skogen presents the Citizen of the Year award to Bob Peterson.
Isle Chamber of Commerce member Nick Skogen presents the President’s Award to Dennis “Doc” Moss.
Isle High grad Grant Exsted is, today, a PGA certified teaching golf professional working in the Twin Cities.
Abby Biniek, Kailee Barnett, Ashley Strang, Katie Rocholl, MaKayla Balder, Shayla Nayquonabe, Rachel Oehrlein, Roxann Emersn, Ashley Rogers and Kendra Newalis.
Izatys snowbird Al Gustner recorded a hole-in-one on a 111-yard par 3 in Mesa, Ariz. The ace was the second in Al’s career.
A lake frozen crystal clear
Sarah Chichila found an ideal ice skating spot outside her home on Mille Lacs’ east shore.
Photo taken from the Dec. 12, 1990 issue of the Messenger.
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