The greatest show in Mille Lacs County is about to make its annual appearance. The 123rd annual Mille Lacs County Fair will be held Aug. 7-10 at the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds in Princeton. Admission is $5 per day. A four-day wristband will be for sale for $10. The 2014 fair will borrow from the [...]

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Eighteen teams are scheduled to walk in the Relay for Life in Princeton Aug. 1-2 to raise money for the American Cancer Society of Mille Lacs County. The relay will again be at the Princeton High School athletic field track. Relay for Life will begin Friday, Aug. 1, with registration at 5 p.m., and will [...]

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The filing period for election to city and school seats opened July 29 and closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. The city of Princeton has three positions up for election: the two-year mayor position now held by Paul Whitcomb and two four-year council positions occupied by Jules Zimmer and Thom Walker. Zimmer was [...]

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The city has changed the rules for grave markers at its portion of Oak Knoll Cemetery. Effective immediately, people may not place grave markers that stick above the ground surface unless the owner has two full size cemetery lots, and then it may only be one above-ground marker or monument. City Clerk Shawna Jenkins said [...]

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The Princeton City Council has reversed an earlier decision on a bid award for refurbishing 29 of its computers following a complaint from the bidder who had the lowest bid and lost the bid award. The city recently acquired the 29 computers through the bankruptcy of Rum River Health Services, which the city had loaned [...]

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  From Anoka-Hennepin to Richfield, Stillwater, Waconia, International Falls, Houston and all over the state, more than 50 of the 331 Minnesota school districts will have new superintendents in the 2014-15 school year. We hear a lot about student mobility. But outside of professional meetings, there has not been much notice of, or discussion about, [...]

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