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Robyn Cook, who many know as the manager of Princeton Health & Fitness, has a second reminder of the value of life. Cook, 46, talked about this last Friday evening in the early hours of the Relay for Life cancer fundraiser in Princeton this past weekend. She was part of a team of walkers called [...]

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The Relay for Life fundraiser in Princeton Aug. 1 and 2 raised more than $38,000, according to Jamie Anderson, publicity chair. Jim Laskowski, chair of the overall event, announced the start of the event, sporting multicolored dyed hair. Also speaking to the crowd during the opening ceremony was the new pastor of the three Freshwaters [...]

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Kathryn Knafla placed second in slalom in the 45-52 age group at the Midwest Regional Championship water skiing competition in Wilmington, Illinois, last weekend. The region includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. Knafla, a local chiropractor, said she was “good with” her  second-place finish. A second is what she [...]

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  Summer’s flurry of campaign activity preceding the Aug. 12 primary election and the Nov. 4 general election has spurred longtime political activist Jack Puterbaugh, an Isanti County native, to reflect on how the political structure has changed over the years. Puterbaugh, now a resident in assisted living at the Walker Place in Minneapolis, loves [...]

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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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