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School has been underway for over a month now, and everyone is ‘in the swing’ or routine of learning.  I am so proud of our district in so many ways.  I will bring you up to date on our facilities planning. We have had considerable support from our community, as we have begun a study [...]

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Editor’s note: Burnsville City Council member Mary Sherry shares with ECM readers a counterpoint to the ECM Editorial Board’s recent editorial titled, “LRT needs to move ahead as part of long-term statewide plan”   By Mary Sherry Burnsville City Council Member Elected officials have to weigh many competing options – usually all good – when [...]

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By Bob Dunn Robert Odegard, one of Princeton’s most prominent sons, will be buried at Oak Knoll Cemetery here in Princeton at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, following 10 a.m. services at the Wayzata Community Church in Wayzata. Bob was born in Princeton in 1921 and lived here until 1966, except for service in the [...]

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By Joe Glenn Glenn Metal Craft I am writing in response to the meeting that took place at City Hall last week regarding the 21st Ave extension. Most of the readers are probably not aware of this, but the city of Princeton is looking at spending $750,000 to extend 21st Avenue along the east side [...]

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By Dr. Julia Espe • Superintendent   School has begun again! I hope that everyone was able to enjoy our Minnesota summer and recharge your battery, readying for our students to return. The work accomplished together this past year brought progress on many fronts. Now, with the start of the 2013-14 school year, we have [...]

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By Rich Stanek • Hennepin County Sheriff After arriving late to high school several days in a row, a student was asked by a counselor why he was consistently missing his first period class. The young man explained family problems had resulted in him being kicked out of his home. The only place he could find [...]

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