city of Princeton

The Walmart store under construction in Princeton should be open by early December, according to Bill Hossalla, superintendent with the project’s general contractor, Shaw Lundquist. Hossalla said at his construction trailer last Thursday that Wal-mart’s planned date to take possession of the building is Nov. 10 and that the store would open for business 30 [...]

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A Princeton man, who asserted that the state of Minnesota and Mille Lacs County were acting outside their legal authority during the 2010 bridge construction, has been convicted of three criminal charges. On April 17 a jury in Mille Lacs County District Court found Kevin L. Gerrard, 49, guilty of failing to comply with a [...]

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Whatever the feelings of property owners in the Sherburne County side of the city of Princeton may be regarding their assessed valuations for tax purposes, no one showed up to question or protest their assessments during the April 5 hearing. It’s called the annual board of equalization meeting in which property owners can ask questions [...]

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Liquor is like liquid gold in the city of Princeton. Net profits from sales at the city-owned and operated Princeton Wine & Spirits was $209,193 in 2010. The liquor store was nearly the most profitable in its East Central Region, and in the top 25 percent for profitability in all of Minnesota, according to an [...]

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The city has approved an agreement to take pre-treated industrial wastewater from the United States Distilled Products (USDP) plant as part of a pilot project, pending city attorney review. The USDP plant sits prominently in the city’s main industrial park, with its large metal silo tanks, while the liquor scented air around it should be [...]

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By Joel Stottrup The conflict that recently developed between the city of Princeton and the local school district and softball association over the charging of fees for the use of softball fields at Mark Park has dissipated. The city council has agreed to negotiate a new agreement on the use of the softball fields. The [...]

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A group of citizens will have to be the ones to save the log-sided Princeton city civic center from further deterioration, though the city would facilitate the project. That was the consensus of the city council last Thursday as it took up the matter of what to do about the former conservation club building at [...]

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