Political Tidbits by Howard Lestrud ECM Political Editor Bop! Bam! Wham! Slam! They may be in the minority, but House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, R-Isanti County, and Deputy Minority Leader Jenifer Loon, R-Eden Prairie, team together to place their clout on Minnesota politics at the Legislature this 88th session. Daudt and Loon don’t grace [...]
A delighted Rep. Anna Wills, R-Apple Valley, watches a slow loris, an animal native to Thailand and Vietnam, live up to its name during Minnesota Zoo Day at the State Capitol. The zoo brings an assortment of animals to the Capitol and sets up displays in the rotunda. Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, [...]
The 141 U.S. Bank branches in Minnesota are official community collection sites for the 2013 Minnesota FoodShare March campaign. Princeton residents who want to help provide food for families in their community have the opportunity to do so at U.S. Bank branch locations this month. During the month of March, people are welcome to visit [...]
Leland Wilken, age 73, of Osakis, passed away early Monday, March 11, 2013, at the Sheyenne Crossing Nursing Home in West Fargo, N.D. Leland Gale Wilken was born on June 10, 1939, in Milaca, to Gale and Eleanor (Anfinson) Wilken. He was baptized into the Lutheran faith on January 30, 1941, in Milaca. As a [...]
Gerald “Jerry” E. Mark, 83, of Princeton, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Elim Care and Rehab Center in Princeton. Jerry was born on October 25, 1929, in Princeton, the son of Marion and Freda (Perkola) Mark. He graduated from Robbinsdale High School. Jerry married Helen (Slebiska) Sha on April 28, 1984, [...]
Susan Marie Talbot passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 3, 2013. She was 57 years old. Susan was born on November 4, 1955, to LeRoy and Beverly (Fortune) Talbot. She had two younger brothers, David and Ronald. On June 29, 1974, Susan married Garth Willhite and together they had four boys, Nathaniel, [...]
Twenty-One Of Twenty-Five Indicted Gang Members Earlier Pleaded Guilty To RICO-Related Charges, While Another Pleaded Guilty To Murder.