The way Princeton school bus drivers make their 13 stops along Highway 95 could change in the weeks ahead as the school district continues working with the State Patrol to set a new policy for bus stops on this busy, two-lane highway. The subject of forming a new policy came up at the April 1 [...]

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The Princeton School Board has approved a two-year teachers contract retroactive to July 1, 2013, giving base-salary increases of 1.25 percent the first fiscal year, and a 3.41 percent the second fiscal year. The contract also allows teachers to enter certain longevity steps after completing 14, 18 or 20 years of service to the school [...]

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Two people were taken to area hospitals following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 95 in Princeton Saturday, April 5. According to the Minnesota State Patrol: Nicolas Izzo, 39, of Isanti, was traveling eastbound on Highway 95 shortly after 9 p.m.  in a 2009 Hyundai Sonata, approaching the northbound ramps of Highway 169, when a 2005 [...]

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Six parents and nine children attended the Native American Family Night March 20 in the district office building to say what they like about the district and what they would improve. Superintendent Julia Espe facilitated Native American Night and introduced the subject to the School Board on April 1. Jim Muckenhirn, who is interning in [...]

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The Princeton School Board approved the following business at its April 1 meeting. Written by Joel Stottrup. Auditing contract The board approved a contract with the CPA firm, Kern, DeWenter, Viere, Ltd., to audit the district’s financial statements for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The firm is to be paid [...]

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The Princeton School Board has approved two new policies — one on use of school facilities, and the other on requesting school district data. The board approved both policies together in one motion in a 6-1 vote, with board member Chuck Nagle voting no. Nagle said his disagreement related to notices in the data request [...]

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