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When 11-year-old Mandi Simon, of Eagan, says “give,” amazing things happen for children in need. Mandi, who was adopted by Dina and Rich Simon at eight days old, is grateful for her “awesome parents.” Realizing how lucky she is, she wants to make the world a better place. Determined to help ...Read More
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For the second consecutive election, Princeton Township supervisor Mark Riverblood has won an election by one vote. Riverblood defeated Larry Ziebarth 35-34 in the race for the District 5 seat in the Tuesday, March 10 township election. In 2012, Riverblood defeated Joe Gerold 23-22. There were no wr...Read More
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Tuesday, March 10 was election night in Blue Hill Township, a night that saw the incumbents return to office. Both were running unopposed. Roger Nelson was re-elected supervisor with 17 votes. His seat carries a 3-year term. Marlene Nelson was re-elected as treasurer with 16 votes. Her term is for t...Read More
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Baldwin Township has a new supervisor. Brad Schumacher, the only candidate to file in District A, fought off a write-in campaign by current board member Larry Handshoe to win the election 129-97. In District E, incumbent Jay Swanson, the current board chairman, defeated challenger Chuck Nagle 149-60...Read More
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Residents affected by a proposed $1.25 million sewer, water and street project along a quarter-mile section of West Branch Street expressed worries about the proposal during a Feb. 26 public hearing. At the end of the hearing, the Princeton City Council said it would decide at its March 12 meeting w...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Administrator Roxy Traxler has been offered the position of Sibley County administrator, with formal action expected by the Sibley County Board on Tuesday, March 10, Traxler confirmed March 3. Traxler was originally hired as Mille Lacs County coordinator in 2006 and made Mille Lacs...Read More
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Mille Lacs County Assessor Al Heim gave a presentation on how his office goes about setting assessments for properties in the county.  The state requires the median sales ratios in the assessments to be between 90 and 105 percent.  The sales ratio is determined by dividing the estimated market val...Read More
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