Government

The Mille Lacs County Board conducted the following business at its July 1 meeting. This report was compiled by Joel Stottrup.     Group residence housing The board approved a purchase-of-service and group residential housing agreement with Amy Christy, a new provider of adult foster care.   Completed reflective markings project The board accepted the [...]

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The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its July 20 meeting. This report was written by Joel Stottrup. Street closings The council approved Scott Berry’s request to have certain street sections in downtown Princeton closed from noon until 11 p.m. Friday, July 25, for the annual block party. The temporarily closed sections will [...]

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Jeff Johnson, a Detroit Lakes native, Hennepin County commissioner and the state Republican party’s endorsed candidate for governor, calls himself a “traditional conservative,” likening himself to a Reagan Republican. Former President Ronald Reagan, who served two terms after being first elected in 1980, pushed against labor unions and cut taxes but later in his presidency [...]

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Are you interested in the importance of soil health? If you are the Natural Resources  Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting the second  local Soil Health Team Meeting and a Microscope Training  on July 1, 2014. All interested citizens should call 320-983-2154 for more information.

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The Mille Lacs County Board conducted the following business at its June 17 meeting with Commissioners Phil Peterson (chair), Tim Wilhelm, Dave Oslin, Roger Tellinghuisen and Genny Reynolds present. This report was written by Joel Stottrup. Money left over from dissolution The board approved transferring its $1,819 share of the money remaining from the dissolution [...]

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Princeton School District officials are expecting to have good news for taxpayers when they open bond bids for the district’s upcoming $29.95 million construction project. Favorable interest rates could lessen the cost to taxpayers, according to representatives of Ehlers, the school district’s financial adviser. The school district is set to open bids for its $29.95 [...]

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Mille Lacs and Aitkin counties are not going to have a contract after all to try out Mille Lacs County’s proposal of using the services of the Aitkin County assessor part time for six months. The Mille Lacs Board had been hoping that such a contract could lead to a long-term arrangement where Mille Lacs [...]

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