Jeff Hage

For much of a lifetime Chester Hoeft went quietly about his business. His parents immigrated from Germany and settled on a farm just north of Princeton. That’s where Chester was raised. Now 91 years old, there has never been a day that Chester hasn’t considered the farm home. He worked the farm as a boy [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

For months I had wondered what happened to Robin Suhsen, the branch librarian at the Princeton Area Library. Each Friday I would get an e-mail from Robin, keeping me up to date on all the events at the library, and I would then share them with you, our readers, through the weekly Library Notes column. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Doug Patnode has seen a lot of good football games during his 40 years as a coach with the Princeton High School football program. He’ll be the first to admit that he’s seen the Tigers in some not-so-good games, too. But one thing Coach Patnode has never seen is the Tigers competing in a state [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

There was a knock on the door. The seven-year-old who looked through the glass at the man with the mustache was scared. Being a state senator, Dan Stevens could possibly have scared a lot of people – especially Democrats. But young children, that was probably pretty rare. Stevens didn’t know that when he knocked on [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

After an 18-year-old Princeton man was pulled over in the early morning hours of Sept. 19, he was charged with DWI. But it wasn’t alcohol, marijuana or meth that had Zachary Woodman buzzing. Woodman was part of a growing number of people who get their high from aerosol propellants. It was at 1:55 a.m. on [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Fred Michael is a disabled Korean War veteran. He’s also a man who has fallen on hard times. About 36 years ago, he was traveling the country and passed through Princeton. He fell in love with the community, cut his cross-country trip short, and settled down to call Princeton home. That was January 3, 1976. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow