Government

Baldwin Township Supervisor Kim Good, who has filed for re-election, will face three challengers in the March 11 township election. Her challengers are Tim Kane, School Board Member Chuck Nagle and former Baldwin Supervisor Jeff Holm. Brad Schumacher had also filed, but withdrew within the allowed 48 hours after filing deadline. Nagle took office on [...]

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Mille Lacs County has filed an appeal of a U.S. Department of Interior decision to allow the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to place the Sher parcel, in Kathio Township in northern Mille Lacs, into trust status for the Band. The county lists the size of the Sher parcel at close to 378 acres, while [...]

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Sen. Dave Brown and Rep. Sondra Erickson will be holding a series of town hall meetings on Saturday, Feb. 8. The meetings begin at 8 a.m. in Princeton and will conclude with a 2 p.m. meeting in Ogilvie. You are invited to attend if you have questions or would like to share what you think [...]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter One Republican fewer is running for Congress in the 6th Congressional District. Sen. John Pederson, of St. Cloud, has dropped out of the scramble to replace Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. In a statement, Pederson said he could not balance the priorities in his life and continue as a candidate. [...]

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by T.W. Budig ECM Capitol Reporter One proposed bonding project under fire is the Senate office building. A provision for the project was contained in last year’s tax bill, exactly where it should not have been, argued former St. Cloud lawmaker Jim Knoblach, who has filed suit, claiming the language is unconstitutional. Senate DFL leaders [...]

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  Colorful electronic signs could be banned in Princeton if the council passes a proposed moratorium on dynamic signs at its January meeting. The Princeton City Council approved a first reading of an ordinance establishing a moratorium on the signs at its Thursday, Dec. 26 meeting. On Dec. 16 the Princeton Planning Commission recommended a [...]

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