The Princeton School Board has followed a recommendation from the state to reclassify some of its revenue to save the taxpayers money, according to district officials.   On Aug. 19, with backing from Superintendent Julia Espe and District Director of Business Services Michelle Czech, the board rescinded last year’s resolution authorizing the $152.50 portion of [...]

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In a heated debate, Supervisor Tom Rush questioned the almost $10,000 increase in personnel spending for 2014. At their last meeting, the Baldwin Township Board members approved a cost of living increase for office and maintenance employees. In addition, a health care stipend was approved for Cathy Stevens, township clerk. “This is a double standard,” [...]

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Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to insure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, required quantities of fruits [...]

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  What should wise families, like careful coaches, help youngsters do to prepare for the upcoming school year? Forty-one district, charter and teacher union leaders recently responded to that question with specific, practical advice. Their suggestions tended to fall into three major areas: –Re-establishing school year routines at least a few days before the first [...]

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The Commemorative Air Force-Minnesota Wing, based in South St. Paul, plans to bring five World War II aircraft, including the, to the Princeton airport for the public to inspect for free on Friday, Aug. 29, through Sunday, Aug. 31. Miss Mitchell was flown during World War II, serving with distinction as part of the 12th [...]

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The Global eBook awards have just been announced, and Ayshus on the Inside, by Princeton author Richard Gist,was awarded the Gold Medallion as the best, children’s fiction eBook for 2014. Ayshus on the Inside is the story of a perpetually disgruntled crayfish named Crawford, who becomes stranded in the dangerous Upper World. There he is [...]

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Sherburne County Commissioner Rachel Leonard talked with Baldwin Township Board about the Sherburne County Economic Development Authority at the regular township meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The intent of the Sherburne County EDA, according to the resolution documents, is to complement the services provided in cities and townships by collaborating and coordinating with local partners [...]

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