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Two women were hurt during a crash in Princeton at about 5 p.m. Friday, June 11. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 56-year-old Judith Perrine, of Aitkin, was driving south on Highway 169. Perrine tried to turn east on Highway 95 when she was broadsided by a vehicle driven by Beverly Roxbury. Both drivers had [...]

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The city has committed to having a team of architects, planners and artists called the Minnesota Design Team come to Princeton this fall to help develop ideas for city enhancement. Princeton Community Development Director Carie Fuhrman confirmed that she will be sending the first half of the required $5,000 payment to have the Design Team [...]

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Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm confines of their homes to fight [...]

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Fiddler Paul Blondell, and pennywhistle player Karie Oberg, with the Irish-music band, Ring of Kerry, in performance during the Tuesdays in the Park concert series July 2 on the grounds of the Mille Lacs County Historical Society depot museum.   

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Former Miss Princeton Ambassador Hailey Wheeler will travel to Minneapolis to participate in the Aquatennial Candidate Program and pageant. Wheeler will spend a busy, but exciting week, capped by the 75th Anniversary Queen of the Lakes Coronation at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 25, at the Ted Mann Concert Hall on the University of Minnesota [...]

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NAPA Central MN is filling the vacancy in the NAPA Auto Parts store in downtown Princeton. The vacancy was created by the closing of the NAPA store that had been operating for about 16 years under the name Neft Auto Supply. Dean and Don Neft closed that business June 27. Dean Neft said last week [...]

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Rudie Jorgenson, of the Princeton area, is all Norwegian, noting that all four of his grandparents came from Norway. Jorgenson is also a veteran of the Korean War, having served 16 months and 22 days in Korea, the first four months behind the front lines. “We could hear the artillery all the time,” he said. [...]

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