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Princeton School Board members, in a 5-2 vote, have approved a robotics program as an extracurricular activity at the district’s high school and middle school. Details on whether the middle school will run the program were not clear at the end of the Aug. 19 meeting when the board approved robotics as an activity. Superintendent [...]

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A Milaca man was injured Thursday when his vehicle ran off the road south of Long Siding in Mille Lacs County. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. at U.S. Highway 169 and 55th Street north of Princeton. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Michael Jola, 24, was driving north on Highway 169 when his [...]

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The Princeton School District is making some changes in its after-school busing to reduce the length of time in the longest bus rides. Tim Wilhelm, manager of the Palmer Bus office in Princeton that serves the district, and Superintendent Julia Espe talked about it this summer. Both said that the changes are meant to be [...]

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Fran Howard grew up in Princeton as Fran Bergeron and still lives here. She says she has a “wonderful group of friends” in the area who are always there if her family needs something. Her late husband, Roy, who passed away two years ago, had finished his military service in World War II when he [...]

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St. Cloud Catholic Diocese Bishop Donald Kettler asked farmers and others attending the outdoor Mass at the Mark and Brenda Winkelman farm in rural Princeton on Sunday, Aug. 17, to have the childlike trust in God that the Canaanite woman had in the Bible.   The bishop’s message to the approximately 550 attendees that overflowed [...]

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The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking a new executive director following the resignation of Michelle Sarazin. Sarazin left the Chamber after about a year to pursue other employment opportunities. The Chamber has commenced a search for a new executive director, according to Bob Michael, president of the  Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce. The [...]

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Dave Halverson, known to many as the manager of the meat department at Coborn’s in Princeton, said that he already had an optimistic nature before he was diagnosed with cancer in early 2013. Halverson, today, says he still feels he is an optimistic person, but because of his cancer experience, he is more appreciative of [...]

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