One of the toughest decisions for a school superintendent is to close the schools because of the weather. For years, the superintendent checked with their transportation director to see if the buses could operate and with the weather bureau on snowy mornings and made the decision. They called those days off “snow days.” Rarely did [...]

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From stunning to sad, a 12-day trip to Japan has produced an array of emotions. The cherry blossoms are more beautiful and more numerous than I can describe. The people are extremely friendly. But none of the things I’ve done matched the power, or the mixture of emotions, of visiting Hiroshima’s Peace Park and the [...]

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The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive. . .” The act is specific in detail and defines [...]

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Two people reported minor injuries after an ATV hit a vehicle at about 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21 on 70th Street at 160th Avenue in rural Princeton. Jonathan G. Hanson, 20, of Foley, was westbound on 70th Street on an ATV and pulled out onto 160th Avenue where he hit a northbound vehicle driven [...]

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Princeton fastpitch softball opened the season with an April 10 evening game against Duluth Denfeld, and the Hunters struck the ball well in an 11-4 win over their  Section 7AAA partners. The Hunters got in a game at Irondale earlier that afternoon, and they were warmed up by the time they got to Princeton. Denfeld [...]

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BASEBALL: at Becker April 21 (4:30 pm) • At St. Francis April 22 (4:30 pm) SOFTBALL:  at St. Francis April 22 (4:30 pm) BOYS GOLF:  at Chisago Lakes April 21 (3:00 pm) GIRLS GOLF:  at Falcon Ridge (N. Branch meet)  April 21 (3:00 pm) BOYS TENNIS:  vs. Rogers April 22 (4:15 pm)

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Stacking up nine hits and nine walks against Duluth Denfeld pitching, the Princeton baseball team earned its first victory of the season in an 11-1 game at home on Saturday. The Tigers began with a 2-0 lead after the first inning and led 4-1 after three. After tacking on two more runs in the fifth, [...]

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