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The greatest show in Mille Lacs County is about to make its annual appearance. The 123rd annual Mille Lacs County Fair will be held Aug. 7-10 at the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds in Princeton. Admission is $5 per day. A four-day wristband will be for sale for $10. The 2014 fair will borrow from the [...]

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Eighteen teams are scheduled to walk in the Relay for Life in Princeton Aug. 1-2 to raise money for the American Cancer Society of Mille Lacs County. The relay will again be at the Princeton High School athletic field track. Relay for Life will begin Friday, Aug. 1, with registration at 5 p.m., and will [...]

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The city has changed the rules for grave markers at its portion of Oak Knoll Cemetery. Effective immediately, people may not place grave markers that stick above the ground surface unless the owner has two full size cemetery lots, and then it may only be one above-ground marker or monument. City Clerk Shawna Jenkins said [...]

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The Princeton City Council has reversed an earlier decision on a bid award for refurbishing 29 of its computers following a complaint from the bidder who had the lowest bid and lost the bid award. The city recently acquired the 29 computers through the bankruptcy of Rum River Health Services, which the city had loaned [...]

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ABRA Auto Body & Glass began auto repair in its new facility in Princeton June 16, where Jim’s Auto Repair had been at 32018 125th St. ABRA first came to Princeton in 2004 and was doing only auto glass work and estimates here until its recent relocation. ABRA Auto Body & Glass is the third [...]

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Federated Co-ops Inc. general manager Tim Kavanaugh has a constant reminder of the history of the century-old cooperative he works for every time he goes to his office in downtown Princeton. His office is like a museum with memorabilia of the co-op, displaying  pictures from bygone days and co-op souvenirs, lining his bookshelves. His office [...]

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