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Princeton will have a parade, photos with Santa, train show, winter village display, and more 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29. It’s part of the annual Small Business Saturday movement of running holiday activities and small-business specials on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The activity locations will include the Mille Lacs County Historical Society’s […]

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Jerry Whitcomb, commander of Woodcock-Herbst American Legion Post 216, Princeton, has been named Legion volunteer of the year for Minnesota. The state has 10 American Legion Districts, and each gets to nominate one person for a state Legion committee to review to select one as the state volunteer of the year. The selection should have […]

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Amber Wilkinson and Collin Orth have been elected by the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce board to serve three-year terms, and Tim Siercks has been re-elected. The election was during the chamber’s annual business meeting Nov. 18 at Steven’s Restaurant. The current terms of Siercks, Bob Michael (who has been the board president) and Marni […]

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Longtime Princeton school bus driver Dwayne Hass worries about what might happen to students who are not dressed properly for wintry weather if they should have to ever evacuate a school bus during freezing temperatures. Hass, who describes himself as “passionate” about that worry, took it to the Princeton School Board on Nov. 18. He […]

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Mary Kruck, assistant store manager at Coborn’s in Princeton, is among four high-potential Coborn’s, Inc. employees who have graduated from the company’s 18-week manager training and development program. The manager training and development program focuses on leadership, strategic thinking and broader industry understanding. These four graduates studied management topics including operational and process knowledge, and […]

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Blandin Foundation announced today that Sherburne County leaders were successful in their application to become a Blandin Broadband Community, one of only 10 selected in the state.  The announcement was made today in Brainerd, before more than 160 participants in the Border to Border Broadband: No Community Left Behind conference, co-sponsored by Blandin and Connect […]

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“To calm the visitor’s experience.” That is what Princeton business owner Kelly Guptil is suggesting certain downtown enhancements, which she is pushing for, would do. Guptil, owner of Louise’s Basement in downtown Princeton, is co-chair of the Downtown Committee, a subcommittee of the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce. She said her committee has been encouraged […]

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