The county administrator-training item that was originally on the Mille Lacs County Board’s Nov. 18 meeting consent agenda turned into a debate ending with a 4-1 vote. All items on a consent agenda are acted on with one motion without discussion unless a board pulls an item first for separate action and that item can […]

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Longtime Princeton school bus driver Dwayne Hass worries about what might happen to students who are not dressed properly for wintry weather if they should have to ever evacuate a school bus during freezing temperatures. Hass, who describes himself as “passionate” about that worry, took it to the Princeton School Board on Nov. 18. He […]

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  A question for the holidays. “If Jesus was born a Jew and bore a Jewish name, if he was raised as a Jew and learned Jewish Scriptures, if he dressed like a Jew and ate as a Jew, and if he attended synagogue, and spoke aramaic, and if on his last night on earth […]

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  To restore America’s confidence in our elections and our government, it’s imperative we change the way we do our politics. Regardless of your political views or the candidates you supported this year, I hope we can all agree on this: while campaigns are rough and tumble, partisan exercises – that’s the nature of democracy […]

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  As the end of National Education Week concludes, I would like to brag a bit about our teachers. Teaching and learning is rocket science. I don’t think there are enough families or people in the community who realize the complexity of the process of teaching and learning. It used to be that teaching was […]

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Mary Kruck, assistant store manager at Coborn’s in Princeton, is among four high-potential Coborn’s, Inc. employees who have graduated from the company’s 18-week manager training and development program. The manager training and development program focuses on leadership, strategic thinking and broader industry understanding. These four graduates studied management topics including operational and process knowledge, and […]

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