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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This week’s recipe guest, Ann Saterbak, of Princeton, is 100 percent Norwegian, as is her husband Dave, which means their offspring – Michael, Eric and Matthew – are also all Norwegian. Ann’s recipe is a Norwegian wedding cake called kransekake. It is shaped like a Christmas tree made of 18 rings stacked upon each other [...]

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A study of what fish eat in Mille Lacs Lake, and how much food is consumed by predator fish in the lake, will be the subject of a Department of Natural Resources presentation and discussion. The event is part of a series intended to share biological information and answer citizen questions on important and timely [...]

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Putting together a clutch day of tennis on the Elk River courts Oct. 11, the Princeton girls advanced to the State Team Tournament for the first time with two big victories. The Tigers began with a sweep in singles matches to roll to a 5-2 win over Grand Rapids in the morning session. The championship [...]

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