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With over 15 hours of toe-tapping bluegrass music, the Milaca RecFest Bluegrass Festival is celebrating another year of down home pickin’ on July 25-27.  It’s bluegrass “recreation” for the entire family!  Come enjoy the concerts, workshops, jam sessions, children’s art tent, the art market, instrument vendors, great food, and much more! RecFest is held at [...]

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The summer has flown by and it’s about time for us to end our Paws to Read Summer reading program at the library.  But there’s one last thing to do!  We’re going to celebrate with the program, Funky Possum Dance Party.  Funky Possum Dance Party is a high-energy, fun, and interactive show for children and [...]

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Carolyn Jacobson was recently named chief human resources officer for Fairview Health Services. Jacobson is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including talent recruitment and performance management, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development and human resources administration. Jacobson has been serving in the role on an interim basis since July [...]

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Cheryl Clayson and her husband, Rory, live in Princeton. He is from Brooklyn Center. She was born in Milaca and then spent her childhood in Foley; Marysville; Toledo, Ohio; and Bock. She graduated from Milaca High School.  Recalling her youth on her parents’ farm at the end of a township road southeast of Bock, she [...]

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Jaden Schaapveld, Hannah Otte and Gracelyn Alferness run a tea stand last Thursday, July 10, in the north end of the city. One of the girls was using money from the tea sales to help buy herself a new bicycle.  

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Two women were hurt during a crash in Princeton at about 5 p.m. Friday, June 11. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 56-year-old Judith Perrine, of Aitkin, was driving south on Highway 169. Perrine tried to turn east on Highway 95 when she was broadsided by a vehicle driven by Beverly Roxbury. Both drivers had [...]

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The city has committed to having a team of architects, planners and artists called the Minnesota Design Team come to Princeton this fall to help develop ideas for city enhancement. Princeton Community Development Director Carie Fuhrman confirmed that she will be sending the first half of the required $5,000 payment to have the Design Team [...]

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