The Sherburne County Area United Way wants to rock you during its United We Dance, Battle of the Bands fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 13. The event will have, from 7-11 p.m., a different band, karaoke or disc jockey at 13 establishments in the cities of Princeton, Zimmerman, Otsego and Elk River. The Princeton area participants [...]

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More people are raising vegetables and growing flowers than ever, but the number of once-popular traditional garden clubs is fading, says Rene Lynch, president of the Federated Garden Clubs of Minnesota. She hopes a new variety of club using social media will continue to grow interest in what garden clubs used to do. Take the [...]

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Money was not mentioned by any of the more than 30 educators who responded to a question I asked about the first month of school. Each of them described the most important things that families can do in September. Everything they suggested is free: helping youngsters set goals, establishing routines, learning something yourself, talking positively [...]

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  Grab your friends and family and head to Fairview Northland Medical Center to celebrate a new recreation path. The public is invited to run or walk a five-kilometer course around the hospital, rain or shine. The event is Saturday, Sept 20, 2014, at Fairview Northland Medical Center, 911 Northland Drive, Princeton. 7:30 a.m. T-shirt [...]

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Jane Totzke spent her first years until first grade in Granite Ledge Township northeast of Foley and then moved with her family to a farm between Milaca and Bock in Borgholm Township. She now lives in Princeton and says “my grandkids are everything to me.” She has three children, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Mille Lacs County Sheriff Brent C. Lindgren reports that on September 7, 2014, at approximately 6:31 PM, Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Communications Center received an emergency call of a single motor vehicle crash involving two occupants on Shakopee Lake Road near the address of 38671 Shakopee Lake Road, Kathio Township, Onamia, MN. Information [...]

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Two days before winning the Minnesota State Fair amateur talent contest’s teen division, Sunday Manisto-Saari, of Princeton, said she felt she had “already won” and didn’t care about winning the prize. The prize turned out to be $1,000, a trophy, and being invited to help open the state fair’s talen show finals next year and [...]

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