On May 7th of last year, the Hastings Star Gazette printed its last issue. The paper’s first issue as The Hastings Independent was published i…


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It’s official! The Mille Lacs Messenger called ice-out on Mille Lacs Lake Wednesday, April 7. The big lake thawed about two weeks earlier than…

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A discussion of the condition of the Mille Lacs County Jail, located in Milaca, took place during the county board work session on March 16.

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A local woman, Cindy Hoag, spent the day out on Mille Lacs Lake last week busting out the left behind wood pieces stuck in the ice. Pictured i…

Isle Fire and Rescue in action. They tended to a chimney fire over a local garage last week on Whistle Road. Damage was controlled by passersb…

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Kids Connect: Kids Connect is a Wednesday morning tutoring program sponsored by the Isle Free Church,  held Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to  noon…

Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be off the ice no later than midnight for each of the dates given in the categories below.

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With winter’s coldest temperatures arriving, the Minnesota Department of Commerce reminds Minnesotans who need help paying their heating bills…

Frozen meals are available for pick up on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Senior Center located on Main Street, Onamia. Hot meals are …

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The following individuals are running in uncontested races in Isle, Wahkon and Onamia and will be on the ballot Nov. 3, with the exception of …

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