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A father-daughter team leads the American Legion post and the Legion Auxiliary in Princeton. Jerry Whitcomb, 71, is commander of the local Woodcock-Herbst American Legion Post 216 and his daughter Janell Whitcomb, 33, is president of the local Legion Auxiliary. The two were installed in their jobs last June for a one-year term. The two […]

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The following individuals in the Princeton and Zimmerman area have been booked into the Sherburne County Jail for the alleged offenses: Nicholas Byron Roundtree, 18, of Zimmerman, for obstructing legal process and minor consumption. Nicholas Carl Usselman, 27, of Zimmerman, for domestic assault, disorderly conduct and DWI. Loriann Mary Ekberg, 48, of Zimmerman, for a […]

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The East Central Minnesota Chorale and Unum Vox will be presenting their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2:00 pm in Rush City at First Lutheran Church.  They will present this concert at 7:30 pm at Bethel Reformed Christian Church in Princeton and again on Sunday, Dec. 7, at Christ the King Catholic […]

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Voters in the Princeton School District will have five choices on the ballot for the school board when they head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. And if those voters live in the city of Princeton, they’ll be casting ballots in a mayoral race, too. Another local race of interest to Mille Lacs County […]

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The Princeton Fire Department and their families will not host a Halloween haunted fire station at the fire station in 2014. The era of hosting the haunted house comes to a close after 18 years. To not have a haunted fire station was a very hard decision, according to members of the Fire Department’s Halloween […]

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Events this week led me to several questions about Christmas, Easter and Yom Kippur. Most readers are familiar with the first two, but some may not know much about the third. Yom Kippur, celebrated this year on Oct. 4, is the holiest day in the year for Jews. Apparently, Jewish people (and I’m one) have […]

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A growing percentage of motorists in Minnesota are buckling up, and those that buck the trend jeopardize their lives and the lives of other motorists. Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office is increasing patrols October 10 – 26 to look for violators and is among nearly 400 Minnesota agencies conducting extra seat belt enforcement during the […]

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