Government

Congressman Rick Nolan (DFL) and challengers Stewart Mills (R) and Ray Sandman (Green) squared off in an 8th District Congressional debate in Duluth Oct. 7.   The video is provided courtesy of our partner The UpTake.    

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  The city of Princeton has two new ordinances, one on fences and one on transient merchants. Community Development Director/Zoning Administrator Carie Fuhrman briefly talked to the  council about the wording in the new fence ordinance before the council approved it on Sept. 25. The biggest change was in the commercial/industrial zones. Instead of requiring […]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business at its Sept. 16 meeting. Shooting range item tabled The county Planning Commission has tabled acting on a request by David Mahady for a conditional use permit for a public shooting and archery range, plus a retail antique store, at 28353 Highway 169, Onamia. […]

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The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its Sept. 25 meeting. The report was written by Joel Stottrup. Donation request The council approved Fairview Northland Medical Center’s request for $100 from the city’s Wine & Spirits grant fund to be used at Fairview’s fundraiser on Oct. 18 at Steven’s Restaurant. The fund receives […]

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Mille Lacs County property taxpayers could see as much as a 3 percent increase in the county portion of their property taxes in 2015 in order to levy about $15.17 million. The County Board approved the preliminary levy amount on Sept. 16 to meet the end-of-September deadline to certify what its maximum levy could be […]

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The Mille Lacs County Board Sept. 16 approved County Attorney Jan Jude’s request to fill the assistant county attorney vacancy in her office, created by the departure of Tara Lopez Ferguson, and to promote a staff member to legal secretary. Jude prefaced her request by reviewing her office’s case load, stating that lately some people […]

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