Voters in the Princeton School District will have five choices on the ballot for the school board when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. And if those voters live in the city of Princeton, they’ll be casting ballots in a mayoral race, too. Another local race of interest to Mille Lacs County [...]

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The Princeton School Board has been discussing the possibility of submitting a bid to the city to purchase the former police station that the police department vacated nearly a year ago. The former police station is located between City Hall and the school district’s building that houses school district administrative offices, the community education office, [...]

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The city of Princeton has hired Auburn, Washington, native Shane Duncan to fill the patrol officer vacancy on the city’s Police Department, pending successful completion of a background check. The City Council approved the tentative hiring of Duncan on Oct. 23, with a starting annual salary of $44,034. Police Chief Todd Frederick said he expects [...]

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Many who see Tamra “Tammy” Efta’s recipe that made her one of the top 100 placers in this year’s national Pillsbury Bake-off may not know the story of how her long ordeal with Lyme disease played a role in her entering the contest. Efta will now be will be competing in Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 3 [...]

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Here are five questions you might want to ask school board candidates or members running for re-election this fall. Because schools play a huge role in making communities attractive places to live and work, you might also talk with the other board members, whose seats aren’t up for election, about these issues. –Are you committed [...]

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Minnesotans traditionally vote in large numbers during midterm elections. Will the Tuesday, Nov. 4 elections once again place Minnesota among national leaders in turnout? If past history is repeated, the state will again be a leader, much as it was four years ago when the state led the nation in voter turnout with nearly 56 [...]

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Mille Lacs County, in a split vote, has approved a controversial conditional use permit to allow the operation of a public trap and rifle shooting range in Onamia Township. The County Board gave its approval on Oct. 21 at the end of a three-month process of looking into the issue. It included the county Planning [...]

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