A lone figure with his kite used much of the athletic field south of the high school in Princeton the afternoon of July 3.   Using such a large space made sense when the kite operator, John Peters, explained the sport he was engaged in. Peters, 47, of Princeton, was power kiting, a sport that [...]

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There’s an old saying that tells us turnabout is fair play. And if you don’t subscribe to that theory, just take a look at what the Princeton VFW baseball team did last week. In a season in which the team lost game after game by one run, quite a few of them in the last [...]

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The 45th annual Princeton American Legion Baseball Tournament, one of the oldest of its kind in Minnesota, will be held July 18-July 20 at Solheim Veterans Field. Began by legendary Princeton Legion coach Howard Solheim in 1970, the tournament has been one of the top ones in the state through the years. Two years ago, [...]

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The Mid Summer Mod 444 was the special feature at the Fourth of July race night on the Princeton Speedway, with 23 Mod Fours battling it out. Bryce Bjerken held off Kevin Thell and Chad Funt to post the win by five seconds in that event. The night wrapped up with an excellent fireworks and [...]

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Experience the fun of mountain biking during three introductory “I Can Mountain Bike!” programs on Saturday, July 26, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Ironton, about 140 miles northwest of the Twin Cities near Brainerd. These are part of a series of skill-building programs offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and [...]

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In response to a severe Winter Severity Index for 2014 an Emergency Winter Deer Feeding Program was approved by the MN Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and conducted by the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association during the winter of 2014 (March-April). The program was funded by the DNR through a MN taxpayer based account funded by [...]

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A 7-year-old rural Milaca girl has died from injuries sustained in a Tuesday, July 9, 2014 crash near her home west of Pease. Alyssa M. Grimm, daughter of Marty Grimm and Heidi Schaefer, died Wednesday morning at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale where she was airlifted following the collision, which occurred at about 10:15 p.m. [...]

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