Princeton Police officer Nicole Josephes says she doesn’t remember details of when she was injured by a car sliding on an icy part of Highway 169 and into the back portion of her squad vehicle last Dec. 17. The collision caused, in her words, a mild traumatic brain injury that kept her on a medical [...]

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Monsanto has given the Princeton School District a $10,000 grant through the agricultural company’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education. Farmers have to nominate their school district to apply for such a grant, and a number of local farmers did. They were Judy Gerth, Dennis Haubenschild and son Bryan, Daniel and Karol Orton, Brian D. Orton [...]

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Mille Lacs County’s list of problem ditches has lengthened. Just as a team from the Minnesota Drainage Viewers Association is to study Mille Lacs County Ditch No. 14 in the Long Siding area to recommend how property owners should be assessed for its maintenance, the county is looking into doing the same for Ditch No. [...]

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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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