Big changes are coming for Minnesota’s high school students, and meetings are scheduled throughout the state to discuss them. That’s good because the changes are controversial. Minnesota has passed some education reform laws, like Postsecondary Enrollment Options, that have worked out well. We’ve adopted others, like the Profile of Learning graduation requirements that were [...]

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The following incidents were reported to the Princeton Police Department between Sept. 8-15. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Jeff Hage. Monday, Sept. 8 12:19 a.m. A potential break-in was reported in the 800 block of Old Highway 18. The incident was [...]

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Mille Lacs County Jail Lieutenant Jerry Brown received the Thomas R. Reid Excellence in Training Award September 11, 2014 at the 32nd Annual Jail Administrators Conference held at Cragun’s Resort and Conference Center. “As Sheriff I was pleased to submit the nomination to the Minnesota Sheriffs Association for Jerry Brown to be selected to receive [...]

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If you think it feels like winter outside, you might be right. The National Weather Service has issued a frost advisory from 3 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12 until 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12 for Mille Lacs County, including the cities of Princeton and Milaca. The weather service says temperatures are forecast to reach lows of 34 [...]

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A Princeton woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 on Highway 169 and County Road 12 between Princeton and Milaca. Therese Baker, 79 of Princeton, suffered serious injured after colliding with a vehicle driven by Mark Davey, 66 of Zimmerman. According to the Minnesota State Patrol: Baker was southbound on [...]

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The city will likely be extending a water main next spring along West Branch Street between the north end of 13th Avenue and a point about two blocks west of Hy Tech Auto on Rum River Drive. The Princeton City Council on Sept. 4 authorized having engineering firm WSB & Associates provide a feasibility study [...]

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Princeton Community Development Director Carie Fuhrman gave her resignation Sept. 4, effective the end of Sept. 26. Fuhrman will be taking a similar job in the city of Vadnais Heights. Fuhrman has been in the job since June 6, 2011, and has been city hall’s leader in the “It’s Starts Here” project to encourage the [...]

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