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The board approved a resolution for a five-year bridge replacement plan. The resolution refers to seven bridges in the county as being “deficient” that would require rehabilitation or replacement and also that the county doesn’t have the necessary funding, and that work wouldn’t start until ...Read More
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Commissioners Dave Oslin and Roger Tellinghuisen talked briefly about what they learned while attending with Cochran Transportation Day at the state capitol on Feb. 12. Oslin pointed out the three transportation budget proposals at the capitol – one from the Republicans, one from the Democrats and...Read More
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The board again tabled action on a proposal for making the Mille Lacs County auditor-treasurer’s position be appointed rather than elected. The county had  the topic on its Feb. 3 meeting agenda, but continued the meeting until a special meeting on Feb. 11 to discuss it. After a long discussion o...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Administrator Roxy Traxler has been chosen by the Sibley County Board as the finalist for the job of Sibley County administrator. The decision came Wednesday, Feb. 25 on a 3-2 vote by the Sibley County Board. Traxler was one of three people interviewed Monday, Feb. 23 during a spec...Read More
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The Baldwin Town Board has scheduled a hearing to consider the establishment of a subordinate service district for Frontier Trails and Frontier Trails 2nd Addition on Monday, March 16 at the Town Hall. The purpose of the service district is to provide financing to fix their drain field, which is cur...Read More
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The council approved a contract for SolarStone Partners LLC to lease 30 acres of land from the city for 30 years, with authorization for City Administrator Mark Karnowski to complete a few adjustments in the lease contract for when it is finalized. The 30 acres is part of the wastewater treatment fo...Read More
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The city of Princeton is accepting sealed-bid proposals until March 12 to provide professional services to design and construct a 1-mile asphalt bike trail that would run south from the city’s drinking water treatment plant at 1001 Rum River Drive. The south end of the trail would be at 313th Aven...Read More
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A 61-year-old Princeton man died as a result of injuries sustained in a structure fire the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 11. Stanley Orton, 5167 160th Ave., Princeton, died of complications of thermal injury, according to a report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office. His death was an...Read More
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