Archive | March, 2013
Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed to invest $40 million to expand participation in all-day kindergarten. The funding would be available to schools that offer optional all-day kindergarten free to all students in that district who want to participate. The funding is intended to cover 70 percent of the st...Read More
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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol reporter Lawmakers departed from the Capitol last week for holiday break, with the legislative session resuming on April 2. Legislative leaders had a few things to say on Friday, March 22, before leaving. A vote on same-sex marriage legislation is unlikely for April, House ...Read More
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As residents entered the Baldwin Township maintenance building for the annual meeting, an election judge verified residency and gave only those people with voting credentials a pink slip of paper. When votes on township issues occurred, residents were asked to simply raise the pink slip. This ensure...Read More
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The board approved a request from the Mille Lacs County Historical Society (MLCHS) to be the fiscal agent  to reapply for a legacy grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to replace the roof of the century-old former depot in Princeton. The MLCHS was previously denied the grant, but the state H...Read More
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The Princeton Police Department will once again have a police dog unit, something the police department had for about five years until it was disbanded about a decade ago. The Princeton City Council approved the program at its March 14 meeting. Princeton Police Officer Jason Cederberg will be the do...Read More
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Someday your mail might be delivered in vehicles manufactured in Princeton if a U.S. Congressman has his way. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan promised, after visiting the e-ride Industries neighborhood electric vehicle (NEV) works in Princeton last Friday, that he will try to get a regulation changed so that N...Read More
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It’s official: Princeton will be constructing a public safety building that will be the new home of the city’s police and fire departments. The City Council approved the measure March 14 on a 4-1 vote, which followed a lengthy discussion of whether the structure should include a fifth parking ba...Read More
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By Jace Frederick Murphy News service Katie Loberg is moving on from the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team after four years that taught her numerous life lessons. She said she’s prepared for whatever life brings her next because of them. “This whole experience has just taught me ...Read More
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