Archive | December, 2012

Rebecca Omundson Petersen, age 86, Princeton,  passed away on December 24, 2012, at the Elim Care Center in Princeton.  She was born on November 19, 1926, to Joseph and Mathilda (Chrestiansen) Omundson at the family farm near Estherville, Iowa in Emmet County. She was the youngest of eight children. Becky completed 8th grade at the […]

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  Retired Princeton firefighter Russ Wicktor is used to responding to fires and putting them out. But in the early morning of December 27 Wicktor was the victim of a serious fire. A pole shed and its contents at 7208 Aspen Road — located east of Princeton in rural Mille Lacs County — were lost […]

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(WASHINGTON, D.C.)  — Minnesota’s Eighth District Congressman-elect Rick Nolan has been appointed to serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the body at the epicenter of efforts to spur job growth by revitalizing the nation’s roads, bridges, railroads and waterways. Nolan, who made growing the economy through major reinvestments in transportation and infrastructure a […]

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Evelyn (Eve) Clark, beloved wife of Henry Clark, beloved mother of Linda Johnson, Becky Johnson, and Kay Johnson, beloved step-mother of Bridget Boettcher and Brenda Reddick, passed away December 22, 2012 after a valiant battle with cancer, congestive heart failure, and ataxia.  Proceeded in death by her father Iver Forland, her mother Ethel Rogne Forland, […]

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Truman “Pete” Sanford, age 90 of Big Lake, passed away in Big Lake on Tuesday Dec. 25, 2012. Pete was born on October 14, 1922 in Princeton to Gordon and Elsie (Nystedt) Sanford.  He grew up in the Princeton area and graduated from Princeton High School.  On July 21, 1951 he was united in marriage […]

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Taxpayers in the Princeton School District will see a nearly seven percent increase in the school portion of their property taxes in 2013. That’s down from the nearly 11 percent increase initially proposed to the school board earlier this year. Taxpayers of the school district saw a 2.35 percent decrease in the school portion of […]

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