Government

There will be a new township supervisor in Baldwin Township come April. Jeff Holm will be returning to the township board after receiving 48 percent of the vote. He served as Baldwin Township supervisor from 2008 to 2011. He received 107 of the 221 votes cast in the township election. Results were announced towards the end [...]

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All four election candidates at the Baldwin Township candidates forum on Saturday, March 1, told the approximately 15 attendees they oppose any move to incorporate the township to become a city. That was one of a number of topics that the candidates declared their stance on during the forum put on by the Baldwin Volunteer [...]

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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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The agreement is finalized for Mille Lacs County to share its administrator, Roxy Traxler, with Aitkin County until the first week of June or when Aitkin County hires a new administrator. Mille Lacs County commissioners approved the agreement Feb. 18, the contract starting retroactive to Feb. 11. It was reported prior to Feb. 18 that [...]

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Mille Lacs County commissioners unanimously want to opt out of the state building code. The Union-Eagle interviewed the five commissioners about the matter following their Feb. 4 work session discussion on it. The commissioners are board chairman Phil Peterson, Milaca township, Dave Oslin, Isle, Tim Wilhelm, rural Princeton, Genny Reynolds, city of Princeton, and Roger [...]

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  Republicans across the state, including Princeton, participated in a straw vote to show their preference for Republicans seeking the party’s nomination to run in the state gubernatorial race and U.S. Senate race. This year Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Senator Al Franken’s terms expire. The Republican caucus in Princeton met in the Great Northern [...]

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    The DFL caucus that met on Feb. 4 caucus night in Princeton drafted resolutions on a wide variety of current topics. The attendees represented both precincts of the city of Princeton, and the precincts of Princeton, Greenbush and Baldwin Townships. Here are the resolutions: • Provide high-speed Internet access throughout Minnesota. • Support [...]

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