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Financing the education of Minnesota’s kindergarten through grade 12 students takes nearly half of the state’s annual budget and by constitutional provision the funds must support a “uniform system” of public schools so that each student receives an “adequate” education. We believe more needs to be done to both insure that funding is adequate to […]

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There was a sea change in the political landscape in 2012, when voters handed the DFL Party a majority in both houses of the Legislature to partner with DFL Gov. Mark Dayton. If there was any doubt that the party in control would retreat from its campaign promises, the legislative session that ended Monday, May […]

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Maxine Gift of Princeton has retired as the director of accounting for ECM Publishers, Inc., after 34 years. She was hired by Tim Enger of then Princeton Publishing and reported for work on April 11, 1978. During her 34 years, she helped build a company whose headquarters was in Princeton until 1997 when the corporate […]

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This newspaper’s parent company, ECM Publishers, Inc., is dedicated not only to publishing news about your community, but to giving thousands of dollars to make your community better. The company’s Community Affairs Council (CAC) and its nine local area councils comprised of ECM associates, have during the past 20 years given to community organizations and […]

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