Government

  Sherburne County will hold an open house from 5-7 p.m. June 3 at Zimmerman City Hall and 5-7 p.m. June 11 at Baldwin Town Hall to reveal plans for a pedestrian trail between Princeton and Zimmerman. The planned Great Northern Trail will be 16 miles long connecting Princeton, Zimmerman and Elk River along the [...]

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The Princeton City Council conducted the following business during its May 22 meeting. The news items were compiled by Joel Stottrup. Donation for fireworks The council voted to give $1,000 to the Princeton American Legion for its July 4 fireworks event at the county fairgrounds. The money is a grant from profits of the city’s [...]

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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Jim Leach, manager of the national wildlife refuges in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, visited the site of the planned new environmental education building at Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge on May 27. Klobuchar and Leach stopped at the refuge’s headquarters building, where they spoke with refuge manager Steve Karel, Friends of [...]

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Most of Rum River Drive in the city of Princeton is scheduled for reconstruction next year under the county’s five-year road plan. However, a design team project in the city could delay that. A design team will be coming to Princeton Sept. 25-28 to work with Princeton on how it might improve the city’s landscape [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board of Commissioners conducted the following business at its May 20 meeting. The report is written by Joel Stottrup.   Sale of .45 and .40 caliber ammo The County Board approved Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent Lindgren’s request to sell his department’s .45-caliber and .40-caliber ammunition to the Princeton and Milaca [...]

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Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott has announced he will seek reelection in 2014. Brott has been the Sherburne County Sheriff since January, 2009.  He has been with the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office since 1996. Brott, now entering his sixth year as the county sheriff stated, “It’s been an honor serving the citizens of Sherburne County.  [...]

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