The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is pressing Mille Lacs County to get its subsurface sewage treatment systems ordinance up to code, and now there seems to be progress in that. Mille Lacs County Commissioners Phil Peterson, Tim Wilhelm, Genny Reynolds, Roger Tellinghuisen and Dave Oslin discussed the subject at the commission work session on Aug. [...]

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Princeton’s 2015 tax levy could rise 2.03 percent. That’s the preliminary direction that came from the Princeton City Council during its Sept. 4 study session discussion on next year’s budget. City Treasurer Steve Jackson offered the council two ways it could budget and levy next year. Jackson first presented an option in which the levy [...]

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The fourth annual Baldwin FunFest will be from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at Young Park in Baldwin Township. Planned events include hayrides, bouncy house and games for children, face painting and a straw maze. Live music will be provided by Jarod and DenMark. The Baldwin Fire Department will have smoke and kitchen [...]

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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: Caitlin Annmarie Kennedy, 25, of Zimmerman, for DWI. Matthew Frank Vedders, 29, of Princeton, for DWI. Incident reports: Aug. 14: Misty Kendall, of 302nd Ave. NW in Baldwin Township, reported the theft of concert [...]

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The Princeton Police Department received the following reports between Sept. 1 and 8. The listed times are when the reports were received and not necessarily when they were reported. Compiled by Joel Stottrup. Monday, Sept. 1 3:43 a.m. Report of a male who was “freaking out” after having walked out of the hospital. Located male [...]

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Two hundred twenty firearms and 29 bows that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confiscated will be auctioned Saturday, Sept. 20, in rural Zimmerman. Hiller Auction Service, located at 10785 261st Ave., which is 2 miles east of the Highway 169 along Sherburne Country Road 4, will be conducting the auction. People must be [...]

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Drywall now covers the flat upper part of the vaulted ceiling inside the Princeton civic center, and plastic sheeting covers the ceiling’s angled sides. The renovation of the civic center is showing promise that the community center could be open sometime this fall. Princeton Public Works Director Bob Gerold declined to promise any opening date [...]

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