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The city of Princeton has hired Auburn, Washington, native Shane Duncan to fill the patrol officer vacancy on the city’s Police Department, pending successful completion of a background check. The City Council approved the tentative hiring of Duncan on Oct. 23, with a starting annual salary of $44,034. Police Chief Todd Frederick said he expects [...]

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Many who see Tamra “Tammy” Efta’s recipe that made her one of the top 100 placers in this year’s national Pillsbury Bake-off may not know the story of how her long ordeal with Lyme disease played a role in her entering the contest. Efta will now be will be competing in Nashville, Tennessee, Nov. 3 [...]

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The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Karen Michels, Zimmerman, as its new executive director. Michels, a native of Houston, Texas, has lived in Zimmerman since 1996.  She has been active in Zimmerman and Princeton civic work. Michels served an eight-year stretch on the Zimmerman City Council starting in 2002. Two months ago she [...]

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Princeton has hired Princeton native Jolene Foss as its new community development director. The Princeton City Council hired her at its Oct. 23 council meeting to fill the vacancy left by Carie Fuhrman, who left the job at the end of September. Cambridge City Administrator Lynda Wolfe was part of the interview team with Princeton [...]

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Mille Lacs County is budgeting $7,029 less than what the East Central Regional Library (ECRL) has assessed the county for as its portion for supporting the ECRL system. ECRL runs the public libraries in the counties of Mille Lacs, Isanti, Kanabec, Chisago, Pine and Aitkin. Mille Lacs has libraries in Princeton, Milaca, Isle and Onamia. [...]

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One person is dead and two others injured following an early morning crash Thursday, Oct. 23 on Highway 169 at County Road 12 in Mille Lacs County. The accident was first reported to the Minnesota State Patrol at 7:14 a.m. A 2004 Ford Explorer driven by Nanette Minarich, 49, of Foreston, was southbound on Highway [...]

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You can help send off the Princeton High School girls varsity soccer team today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. as they depart the high school by bus on their way to state-tournament play against Hill Murray at St. Cloud State University’s Husky Stadium. Game time will be 7:30 p.m. for what will be the first time [...]

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