Arts & Entertainment

This week’s recipe guest, Ann Saterbak, of Princeton, is 100 percent Norwegian, as is her husband Dave, which means their offspring – Michael, Eric and Matthew – are also all Norwegian. Ann’s recipe is a Norwegian wedding cake called kransekake. It is shaped like a Christmas tree made of 18 rings stacked upon each other [...]

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Gene Reierson and his 1957 Ford Fairlane 500 retractable hardtop were there, as were Ken Swing with his 1963 Mercury Comet convertible and six Spire Credit Union employees with the credit union’s corporate mascot vehicle, a 1952 Ford pickup truck named Archie. In fact there were eight classic autos, most of them cars, at the [...]

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  The Minnesota Archaeological Society will  be at Mille Lacs Kathio State Park on Saturday October 4 to host displays, demonstrations and activities highlighting archaeology and Minnesota heritage.  The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the park’s picnic area. Demonstrations will include flint knapping, pottery making, birch bark canoes, spears and [...]

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Fairview Northland Medical Center is hosting its first annual Night of Purpose, an event to raise funds for hospital programs. The evening starts at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct 18 at Steven’s Restaurant, 202 Rum River Drive North in Princeton. Attendees will learn more about the hospital and enjoy dinner, a silent auction and other activities. [...]

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Finding fall color: Mille Lacs area trees near fall color peak Fall in Minnesota; many call it the most beautiful time of year. It’s the brief window between summer’s glory and winter’s frost when leaves change to red, orange and yellow, creating the most vibrant natural landscapes and backdrops. Around Lake Mille Lacs, the fall [...]

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Betty Barrett is originally from Madelia, and her husband Dale from Crown and they now live in Spencer Brook Township east of Princeton. She can attribute her meeting Dale to a car breakdown and some volunteerism. Dale was among some National Guard soldiers who stopped to help some young women whose car had broken down [...]

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Tammi Weinhold is a clerk at the self-checkout lane at Coborn’s in Princeton. She grew up in the New Brighton-Mounds View area and has been living in Princeton since January 2013. She is a single mother with a son, Sebastian, 2 1/2, who she says changed her life quite a bit, helping her get through [...]

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