The Princeton School District is going to refinance $10.7 million in an existing bond series with a goal of saving at least $800,000 over an approximately nine-year period. The board, in a 5-1 vote on Oct. 7, passed a resolution authorizing Superintendent Julia Espe and School Board Chair Deb Ulm to approve a refinancing bond [...]

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I have heard it said that Baldwin lakes property owners do not pay enough taxes for sidewalks much less paved roads. All children deserve quality education regardless of where they live. Don’t all Baldwin property owners deserve quality roads? Let’s close the Baldwin road equity gap. A resident attended the most recent town board meeting [...]

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My husband and I enthusiastically support Dale Hurni for School Board. Dale was Principal when I was hired to run the Performing Arts Center so I can speak firsthand to his leadership qualities. Dale is one of the best leaders I have ever worked with. He knows school finances and operations at all levels. I [...]

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Over the past six months, the ECM Editorial Board presented a series of editorials focusing on major health issues. We also zeroed in on some solutions and recommendations. Here is a recap of our positions and conclusions: Health insurance and the Affordable Care Act — ACA’s potential long-term benefits were clouded by a short-term focus [...]

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Congratulations to Minnesota educators, students and families, based on a new report from the College Board, which publishes the Advanced Placement exam. A study released Oct. 7 shows that growing numbers of Minnesota students are taking and passing at least one AP exam, among the more than 30 that are offered. While the percentage of [...]

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The following individuals in the Princeton and Zimmerman area have been booked into the Sherburne County Jail for the alleged offenses: Jacob Thomas Benz, 24 of Zimmerman for DWI John Richard Judnitch, 53 of Zimmerman for an apprehension and detention order. Vicki Sue White, 47 of Princeton for DWI. Aaron Thomas Skog, 19 of Zimmerman [...]

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hree sisters – twins Sheila VanHooser and Sheryl Furzland, and their younger sister Shar Williamson – stood out in their pink outfits amidst the orange pumpkins, fall plants and Halloween decorations at Nelson Nursery’s fall festival Saturday, Oct. 11, in Zimmerman. The sisters were at a table selling cupcakes, cookies, banana bread and dog treats [...]

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