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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Passport Applications Processed by Appointment Only

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, passport application will only be accepted by appointment only. Passport photos cannot be processed at this time. Please call the Auditor’s Office at 320-983-8310 to schedule an appointment.

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Property Tax Payment Period Extended to June 30, 2020

The Mille Lacs County Auditor – Treasurer’s office is currently closed to the public. 1st half Property Taxes are still due on May 15, 2020, however at the County Board meeting on May 5, 2020, the County Board of Commissioners voted to...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Notice of New Voting Equipment

NOTICE OF NEW EQUIPMENT

To the Clerks and voters of (All) Townships and Cities in the County of Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota:

The State of Minnesota provided counties an opportunity to receive a Voting Equipment Grant (VEGAโ€2)

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Community & Veterans Services: Phone Appointments during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Community and Veterans Services is open for phone appointments. Please call 320-983-8208 to schedule.

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

How to Get a Mask

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Mask Resources: How to Get a Mask

To ease the burden on Minnesotans who may be unable to afford a mask or easily obtain one, the State is partnering with organizations to distribute more than 300,000 reusable, cloth masks. Masks are being distributed acros...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Mask Up, Minnesota: Minnesotans Required to Wear Masks in All Public Indoor Spaces

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Gov. Tim Walz today signed Executive Order 20-81, which requires Minnesotans to wear a face covering in indoor businesses and indoor public settings starting this Saturday, July 25. Researchers have advocated for masking, calling it a simple and effective...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

MDA Receives Farm to School Grant from USDA

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MDA Receives Farm to School Grant from USDA

Nearly $100,000 grant will launch Minnesota Harvest of the Month

St. Paul, MN: Efforts to continue supporting Farm to School initiatives in Minnesota will get a boost from a nearly $100,000 grant the Minnesota Dep...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

$100 Million in Housing Assistance Announced

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$100 Million in Housing Assistance AnnouncedGov. Tim Walz announced $100 million in housing assistance to help homeowners and renters who have been affected by COVID-19. The housing assistance can be used to cover rent, mortgage payments, or utility costs...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

A Campaign to Promote Multiple Career Pathways

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Today, Tuesday, July 14, the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, co-chaired by Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, launched the “Find Something New” advertising campaign to raise awareness...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

MDH Case Update

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MDH Case Update Today’s figures from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH):

  • Positive COVID-19 cases in the state now total 52,947 (+681 from yesterday). 13,477 tests were processed yesterday, bringing the total to 993,091 com...
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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Mille Lacs County Preparedness Plan

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Mille Lacs County is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all workers. To ensure that, Mille Lacs County has developed the following Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County Administrator, staff, and County Boa...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

CARES Act Funding Available to Local Governments

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Governor Walz announces plan to distribute CARES Act funding to local governments, using the agreement outlined in Senate File 47.

Today, Governor Walz announced plans to use executive authority to disburse federal CARES Act dollars to local governments us...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

DEED Launches Small Business Relief Grant Program on June 23rd

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The Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development (DEED) is launching the Small Business Relief Grant program on June 23. The program will make available $10,000 grants to Minnesotan owned and operated businesses that can demonstrate finan...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Updates from the Governor's Office

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Updates from the Governor

Minnesotans are facing unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19. Below is a list of financial, mental and physical health, and family resources available for support.

Testing: Minnesotans with COVID-19 symptoms are always ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

USDA Extends Foreclosure & Eviction Relief on Single Family Housing Direct Loans

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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced extended foreclosure and eviction moratorium for all Single-Family Housing Direct Home Loans through Aug. 31, 2020.

The moratorium applies to:• Initiation of foreclosures or completion of fo...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Mortgage-Relief Options Available During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Minnesota families have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Governor Tim Walz, and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced a commitment by 31 Minnesota financial institutions to provide mortgage-re...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program has Reopened

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Notice: Paycheck Protection Program has reopened

The Paycheck Protection Program resumed accepting applications July 6, 2020, at 9:00 AM EDT in response to the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act. The new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection P...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Would You Like Help Ordering Groceries Online?

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Over-the-phone assistance and step-by-step guides for those learning how to order groceries online are available. The Gopher Grocery Assistance Project can help! Call 612-626-3663 for phone assistance. Visit z.umn.edu/ggap for additional information.&...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

THE OPENING OF MILLE LACS COUNTY BUILDINGS TO THE PUBLIC

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pat Oman, County Administrator

635 2nd Street SE

Milaca, MN 56353

320-983-8218

June 19, 2020

THE OPENING OF MILLE LACS COUNTY BUILDINGS TO THE PUBLIC

Mille Lacs County is starting a phased approach to reopening all County facilities. Reside...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

CSAH 2 and 32 Street Reconstruction Project

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PROJECT INTRODUCTION

Mille Lacs County and the City of Milaca are preparing for the reconstruction of CSAH 2 (2nd Street SW/SE) and CSAH 32 (3rd Avenue SW) in the City of Milaca. This approximately one mile stretch of roadway is in need of reconstruction t...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

MDA Informs Farmers of New COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Requirements

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MDA Informs Farmers of New COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Requirements

Plans are required to be developed and implemented by June 29, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Farms, farmers’ markets, and other agricultural businesses were designated critical businesses...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

DHS Response to COVID-19

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Property Tax Payment Period Extended to June 30, 2020

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The Mille Lacs County Auditor – Treasurer’s office is currently closed to the public. 1st half Property Taxes are still due on May 15, 2020, however at the County Board meeting on May 5, 2020, the County Board of Commissioners voted to...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

4-H Outdoor Adventures Summer At-Home Program

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Families and youth of all ages are invited to join this FREE 4-H learning experience. On Mondays at 7 p.m. throughout the summer, a new outdoor adventure will be introduced...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Notice of New Voting Equipment

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NOTICE OF NEW EQUIPMENT

To the Clerks and voters of (All) Townships and Cities in the County of Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota:

The State of Minnesota provided counties an opportunity to receive a Voting Equipment Grant (VEGAโ€2)

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Minnesota Farmers: Resources for Managing Stress

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Farming can be a stressful industry to be in, especially these days of high input costs, low commodity prices and volitivity. Please know that there are many resources out there to assist farmers through this difficult time, outlined below. Please share t...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Outdoor Dining Beginning June 1st

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Outdoor dining beginning June 1:Answers to commonly asked questions

On June 1, Minnesota moves into Phase 2 of the #StaySafeMN Plan, which includes the option for restaurants and bars to re-open for outdoor dining.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Minnesota State Archives continues to collect historic vital records

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Records moved to Minnesota State Archives

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Minnesota's Stay Safe Plan

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Minnesota has made good progress on slowing the spread of COVID-19. As we continue the process of reopening our economy and returning to work and activities we enjoy, we must continue social distancing practices to save lives and stay safe. See the chart ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

How COVID-19 Affects Farmers Markets

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COVID-19 changes some ways shoppers will interact at the farmers market

COVID-19 affects some of the ways shoppers can safely move around at farmers markets this season. As with any other essential trip, farmers market customers will want to plan ahead to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

COUNTY STATEMENT REGARDING CANDIDATES FILING FOR OFFICE

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May 17, 2020

COUNTY STATEMENT REGARDING CANDIDATES FILING FOR OFFICE

The two-week filing period in which candidates may file for office is Tuesday, May 19, 2020 – Tuesday June 2, 2020. Normally, this has been done at the Auditor Treasurers Office ...
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Posted on: May 18, 2020

COUNTY STATEMENT CONCERNING THE STATUS OF OPENING COUNTY BUILDINGS TO THE PUBLIC

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May 17, 2020

COUNTY STATEMENT CONCERNING THE STATUS OF OPENING COUNTY BUILDINGS TO THE PUBLIC

On May 13, 2020 Governor Walz signed Emergency Executive Order 20-56 rescinding the Executive Order 20-48 Stay at Home Order. The Stay at Home Order is expiring on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Full-summer overweight permits start in the central, north-central and north frost zones

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Office of Materials & Road Research

1400 Gervais Avenue Office phone: 651-366-5592

Maplewood, MN 55109-2044 Fax: 651-366-5461

SEASONAL LOAD LIMIT NOTIFICATION

Date: May 14, 2020

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Relief Measures Passed by the Mille Lacs County Board

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COVID-19 Relief Measures Passed by the Mille Lacs County Board

45 Day Penalty Abatement for Taxes Paid LateThe deadline to pay 1st half property taxes is May 15, however, on Tuesday the Board approved a 45 day penalty abatement for taxes paid late. This me...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Advertisement for Bids: 2020 Road Improvements

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

2020 Road Improvements

Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

SEH No. MILLE 155002

Notice is hereby given that Online Bids will be received by Mille Lacs County until 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 1, 2020, via QuestCDN, for the furnis...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

CSAH 2 and 32 Street Reconstruction Project

PROJECT INTRODUCTION

Mille Lacs County and the City of Milaca are preparing for the reconstruction of CSAH 2 (2nd Street SW/SE) and CSAH 32 (3rd Avenue SW) in the City of Milaca. This approximately one mile stretch of roadway is in need of reconstruction t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Full-summer overweight permits start in the central, north-central and north frost zones

Office of Materials & Road Research

1400 Gervais Avenue Office phone: 651-366-5592

Maplewood, MN 55109-2044 Fax: 651-366-5461

SEASONAL LOAD LIMIT NOTIFICATION

Date: May 14, 2020

Full-summer overweight permits start in the central, north-central and north f...

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