Milaca is in central Mille Lacs county and is the county seat. There are many businesses in Milaca a public school system and several farms nearby.
by Charlie Zelle, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation June 13, 2014. June is Rail Crossing Safety Awareness Month. It serves to remind us that risky behavior near railroad tracks can be a matter of life and death. Already this year, there have been 25 highway-rail grade collisions in Minnesota. In February, drivers in Elk River went around lowered gates at two different crossings and their vehicles were hit by trains. Fortunately, only property was damaged.
from june trip to tamarack national wildlife refuge, Island view lake, near Frazee / Detroit lakes MN back through staples, and geese in Baxter
by Nathan Steffenson
This time of year there are many deer on the roads in Minnesota. June is the month with the most deer car crashes. That is the time the older fawns have separated from the mother doe.
My still photos from the Lunar Eclipse
In the winter Snow and Ice can make it difficult to drive. Avoid driving, if possible during difficult conditions. If you must drive, Allow extra time to get to your destination. Slow Down. Have snow and ice cleared from your vehicle. Keep your headlights on. Have a survivor kit including water, food, blanket, flashlight, and wear winter clothing including coat, hat, gloves/mittens.
for current conditions go to www.511mn.org
Birds flying over Lake Onamia July 20 2007
Waterfalls in the spring at Jay Cooke State Park St. Louis River April 21 2007. which was years before the major flooding that happened there. Video by Nathan Steffenson captured as part of a photography class .