Archive | June, 2013

The city of Princeton has given Heide Burns a five-year extension to hook her Madre Loca Restaurant into the city’s sewer and water mains, pending approval by the Princeton Public Utility Commission. Burns had originally been given a September deadline to hook into the city sewer and water mains. Burns asked the City Council for [...]

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On Memorial Day, when people under 21 were allegedly drinking and becoming intoxicated on property owned by Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude, there was no law on the books in Mille Lacs County holding Jude and her police-officer husband Russ Jude accountable for the activity, had the couple been aware of the party. The [...]

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The city’s Economic Development Authority has issued $2.24 million in bonds to cover the costs of the city’s new public safety building under construction in the Aero Business Park west of town. The EDA took the action Thursday, June 13. There will be $2.43 million in revenue generated from the bond sale when considering the [...]

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When Colby, Caleb and their little brother Brenden heard the Wednesday, June 12, clue in the Rum River Festival medallion hunt, they were excited. The boys had been led to the Princeton Area Library by the clue of the previous day. With a little help from their mother, Jenny Handshoe, they had arrived at the [...]

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A controversy appears to be heating up in regards to the scheduling of the 2014 Princeton High School graduation and the subsequent all-night party. On April 23 the Princeton Board of Education approved a 2013-14 school calendar that included a June 8 graduation, which was set for a Sunday afternoon. The 2015 graduation was also [...]

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Jean Kathleen (Frye) Meixell age 93 of Princeton died Thursday, May 30, 2013 at the Princeton Elim Home. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 1, 2013 at Freshwaters United Methodist Church- River Campus in Princeton with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.  Rev. [...]

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