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Federated Co-ops Inc. general manager Tim Kavanaugh has a constant reminder of the history of the century-old cooperative he works for every time he goes to his office in downtown Princeton. His office is like a museum with memorabilia of the co-op, displaying  pictures from bygone days and co-op souvenirs, lining his bookshelves. His office [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Historical Society (MLCHS) has signed a contract with Les Jones Roofing, Inc., to begin the renovation of the historical society’s depot center’s badly worn cedar shake roof. Also included in the $245,865 state legacy grant for the project is money to repair brick, stone, mortar and flashing on the building’s roof [...]

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The construction phase had begun in the County State Aid Highway 4 road reconstruction project that lies between Princeton and Milaca in Mille Lacs County. “From what I hear, it is on track,” said Bruce Cochran, county public works engineer, referring to his field reports. A contractor has installed the last of the 12 cross [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board placed Assistant County Attorney Mark Herzing on unpaid administrative leave July 15 until he is no longer a candidate in the race for Mille Lacs County attorney. The county board’s motion (made by Dave Oslin and seconded by Genny Reynolds) concurred with the recommendation by the county’s personnel board of [...]

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Princeton Police Chief Brian Payne has announced his resignation effective Sept. 30. Payne, 55, is retiring from law enforcement after 35 years in the profession. The City Council on July 10 accepted the resignation and passed a motion to take applications from only within the Princeton Police Department. The council did not pass a motion [...]

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People who enjoy a little morning perk are about to have a new coffee stop in Princeton. Caribou Coffee has its eyes on Princeton and has plans to open a free-standing coffee shop on 0.7 acres located between McDonald’s and the northbound Highway 169 entrance ramp in the city’s southwest quadrant. The plan, proposed by [...]

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A 36-year-old Princeton woman was killed after the all-terrain vehicle she was driving rolled on top of her Monday, July 7, near Emily. Nerchel Abella Nahuman was driving an ATV when she drove through a large puddle of water, rolling the ATV on top of her, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. She [...]

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