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Minuteman Press and the city of Princeton are at odds over Minuteman Press owner Tim Sierks installing three signs in late December on the Paws Up 4 You business building, 602 Rum River Drive S. in Princeton. The situation has gotten to the point where both sides have retained attorneys. Paws Up 4 You owner [...]

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A $58,434 payment to the Rice Lake Construction Group, out of Deerwood, signals the end of construction work for adding onto and modifying the city’s wastewater processing plant that sits just south of the golf course. Excavating equipment has been operated adjacent to the facility for some weeks now to remove the sludge soil remaining [...]

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The Princeton American Legion is considering entering into an agreement with the city to make the Princeton civic center its meeting place. The Woodcock-Herbst American Legion Post 216, in a  recent monthly bulletin, states that part of the agreement could include the post paying for renovations still needed at the civic center. The city began [...]

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Concerns over the effects of the emerald ash borer on Princeton trees aren’t as bad as officials may have expected. That’s because there are less ash trees in the city than anticipated. A tree study recently completed by the Sherburne County Soil and Conservation District and carried out in large part by volunteers resulted in [...]

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Trail expansions are on the horizon in Princeton. Earlier this year Princeton received a $75,000 grant to expand the Great Northern Trail from Rum River Drive west of Highway 169 south to 313th in Baldwin Township. Awarded under the DNR’s Local Trail Connections Program, the grant (and a $25,000 match) will allow for the paving [...]

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  The city of Princeton and Baldwin Township are returning to the negotiating table in hopes of coming to terms on an orderly annexation agreement. The city received a letter dated Aug. 21 from Baldwin Township Chairman Jay Swanson stating that it is the township’s desire to meet and continue discussions regarding the annexation agreement. [...]

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