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  One of the early teams in what some refer to as the “Golden Age of Baseball” in Princeton was the 1974 American Legion baseball team that qualified for the State tournament. Last Friday  night some members of that team gathered for a 40-year reunion in Princeton. In the back  row are Ken ”Buzz” Johnson, [...]

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You couldn’t have asked for a better preparatory weekend for this week’s playoff opener when the Princeton American Legion baseball squad won its own invitational tournament with a perfect 3-0 showing. The team’s solid play was capped off in dramatic fashion when Nick Zeroth came home on a suicide squeeze to defeat Rogers in Sunday [...]

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A fun tradition celebrated its golden anniversary when the Five Star women’s golf tournament was hosted on a chilly Monday, July 14 on the Purple Hawk layout north of Cambridge. The Five Star Tourney began in 1965 as the Four Star, pitting women’s teams from Elk River, Princeton, Mora and Milaca golf clubs in a [...]

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If you like American Legion baseball games played between rivals who faced each other for decades, Solheim Veterans Field was the place to be on July 8. Throw in the fact that it was a perfect night for baseball, and you have an enjoyable evening. And then factor in that each of the two games [...]

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OUTDOORS NEWS:   People can learn the basics of deer hunting at an event being offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Saturday, Aug. 9. In hands-on stations, participants can learn how to track deer, find hunting land, safely place a deer stand, learn to shoot shotguns, rifles and bows, and about deer [...]

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There’s an old saying that tells us turnabout is fair play. And if you don’t subscribe to that theory, just take a look at what the Princeton VFW baseball team did last week. In a season in which the team lost game after game by one run, quite a few of them in the last [...]

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