Princeton Police Chief Brian Payne has announced his resignation effective Sept. 30. Payne, 55, is retiring from law enforcement after 35 years in the profession. The City Council on July 10 accepted the resignation and passed a motion to take applications from only within the Princeton Police Department. The council did not pass a motion [...]

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People who enjoy a little morning perk are about to have a new coffee stop in Princeton. Caribou Coffee has its eyes on Princeton and has plans to open a free-standing coffee shop on 0.7 acres located between McDonald’s and the northbound Highway 169 entrance ramp in the city’s southwest quadrant. The plan, proposed by [...]

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A 36-year-old Princeton woman was killed after the all-terrain vehicle she was driving rolled on top of her Monday, July 7, near Emily. Nerchel Abella Nahuman was driving an ATV when she drove through a large puddle of water, rolling the ATV on top of her, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. She [...]

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Five girls snipped, arranged and glued colorful pieces of paper together to make designs for art projects last week at the Central Minnesota Art Co-op in Princeton, their focus on molas. Mola is a Kuna word for blouse, but mola has also come to mean the elaborately embroidered panels that make up the front and [...]

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Mille Lacs Lake anglers may fish at night beginning Monday, July 21 at 10 p.m., according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. In past years, the Mille Lacs Lake night closure, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., began the Monday after the May opener and continued through mid-June. This year’s regulations extended the closure [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Historical Society has signed a contract with Les Jones Roofing Inc. to begin the renovation of the historical society’s depot center’s badly worn cedar shake roof. Also included in the state legacy grant for the project is money to repair brick, stone, mortar and flashing on the building’s roof line, along [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Board conducted the following business at its July 1 meeting. This report was compiled by Joel Stottrup.     Group residence housing The board approved a purchase-of-service and group residential housing agreement with Amy Christy, a new provider of adult foster care.   Completed reflective markings project The board accepted the [...]

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