Archive | December, 2013

  Looking back over 2013, I think Minnesota parents, policymakers, taxpayers and educators sent each other three major, memorable messages about public schools. Column readers sent me more than 1,000 comments in 2013. Your messages helped me reach these conclusions: n We’re willing to put more money into education, especially if it appears that additional [...]

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Doris H. Anderson, 89, of Eden Prairie, formerly of Wyanett, passed from this life into the next on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 at the Castle Ridge Care Center in Eden Prairie. She was born on March 17, 1924 in Wyanett Township, Isanti County, to C. Albert and Lydia (Pearson) Anderson. She grew up in Wyanett [...]

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Frederick (Fred) Adrian VanHofwegan, age 69 of Princeton, died peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 18, 2013 at his home in Princeton. Fred was born April 5, 1944 in Yankton, S.D. to Bastian and Ada (Squares) VanHofwegen. He married Sandra Lee Brey on May 29, 1973. Fred tried his hand at building maintenance, insurance sales, [...]

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Mary Kruck is assistant store manager at the Coborn’s grocery store in Princeton. Kruck, who grew up in Milaca, says she loves her job. “I love the chaos,” she explained. “I love the people (customers and employees).” Kruck and her husband Rob, who is a paramedic for North Memorial, have four children – Anthony, 15, Taylar, [...]

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The following individuals have been booked into the Sherburne County Jail for the alleged offenses:   William Jay McGowan, 59 of Zimmerman for DWI. Peter Michael Poff, 41 of Zimmerman for DWI. Jade Katherine Abney, 21 of Princeton for Sherburne and Anoka County warrants. Jesse Lee Lankford, 23 of Princeton for a Sherburne County warrant. [...]

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The following calls were made to Princeton Police Dec. 16-30. The listed times are not necessarily when the incidents happened, but when the calls were made. Compiled by Joel Stottrup. Monday, Dec. 16 9:16 a.m. Subject cited for trespassing at middle school. 9:30 a.m. Person received suspicious voice mail while on bus of a male [...]

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