Archive | December, 2012
  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 l...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 marr...Read More
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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 d...Read More
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The Princeton City Planning Commission has approved a higher Walmart sign than the one that was put up late this year in anticipation of the store opening early next year. The commission took that action and more during its regular meeting December 17… Rob Olson, with the metro-based engineeri...Read More
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As Princeton mayor Jeremy Riddle reflected on his six years in office as they come to a close soon, he said he accomplished the main objective on which he first campaigned. “My focus was to try to keep the tax rates reasonable and to help businesses not have to bear any more burden than they [...]...Read More
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