Government
It is likely that the Princeton Public Utilities Commission will still be following through next spring with plans to add a water main along an approximately eight-block section of West Branch Street and for close to a block south on 13th Avenue. The water main’s west end would be 13th Avenue and ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Long before even half of all precincts had reported their totals on election night, 6th District Republicans were celebrating a hold on their seat in Congress as candidate Tom Emmer, of Delano, enjoyed a large and steady lead over Democratic challenger Joe Perske,...Read More
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The three incumbents seeking re-election to the Princeton School Board will retain their seats following the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election. School board chair Deb Ulm was the top voter-getter with 3,214 votes. School board members Eric Minks and Craig Johnson received 3,205 and 2,408 votes, respectively....Read More
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Republican Tom Emmer has been declared the winner of Minnesota’s Sixth District race for the U.S. House of Representatives. He has 56 percent of the vote with 107 of 279 precincts reporting. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate Joe Perske has 38 percent of the vote. Independence Party candidate J...Read More
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With 35 of 37 precincts reporting, incumbent Sondra Erickson (R-Princeton) had a 6820 to 4250 lead over challenger James Rittenour in the race for the 15A state legislative seat. Ericsson had 61.49 percent of the vote....Read More
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Princeton Mayor Paul Whitcomb will serve another term. Whitcomb was re-elected mayor, defeating challenger Bob Guptil by a 779-551 margin. Whitcomb had 58.35 percent of the vote....Read More
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Private attorney Joe Walsh will be the next Mille Lacs County attorney. Walsh defeated Assistant Mille Lacs County Attorney Mark Herzing by a 4482-3928 margin. Walsh had 53 percent of the vote. Walsh had a big showing in his hometown of the city of Princeton, where he won 768-545. He won Milaca 465-...Read More
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