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One killed in head-on collision in Mille Lacs County


ONAMIA — A head-on collision Thursday morning on U.S. 169 in Mille Lacs County left one person dead and another in critical condition, the State Partol reported. 

The collision, reported at 11:48 a.m. Thursday, happened on the 20000 block of Highway 169 near Mille Lacs County Road 16, just north of Milaca, the State Patrol reported. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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