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    The closing of Thrifty White and Hallmark Store is a sad event and creates another hole in downtown Princeton. It also creates a golden opportunity for the Princeton Visionary Committee to work towards something that Princeton needs and wants. How about recruiting a young pharmacist to open a franchise pharmacy such as Medicap [...]

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  I would like to thank Bruno and Marty Gad, of Clear Lake, for taking the time to fulfill Donald Blakney’s last wishes by bringing his ashes to his final resting place in his hometown of Lexington, Ill. A memorial service was held on Aug. 9, 2013, in Lexington, Ill. Marty Gad presided over the [...]

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I want send out a warm and humble “thank you!” My husband, my love, Tom Vrchota passed away in his sleep Sunday morning on September 22. As I look back at that horrible day, I remember the selflessness of Sheriff’s Deputy Brad Hunt, as he was the first to enter my house. I was a [...]

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Princeton Post Veterans of Foreign Wars wants to thank all those who participated in our golf tournament Sept. 8. A big thank-you to all the sponsors that were so generous . To those businesses who donated gift certificates, it shows that this is a community that cares for each other. Thanks to the Union-Eagle, WQPM, [...]

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“In God we trust” became the official motto of the U.S. in 1956.  However, in the fourth verse of “The Star Spangled Banner” written in 1812, it says, “And this be our motto: ‘In God is our Trust.”  After the bombing of the twin towers on 9/11 members of Congress stood on the steps of [...]

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The Woodcock Herbst Post 216, Princeton,  American Legion and Auxiliary will be sponsoring the “American Red Cross Blood Drive” on September 16, 2013 from 12:30 to 6:30 at Trinity Crossing, 111 6th Ave North, Princeton, MN. Please call 763-389-2659 to schedule an appointment time when you can come and donate and “Give the Gift of [...]

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“Grass in Minnesota is not green in the summer,” read the sign in the state fair horticulture building.  Yeah! walking on my crunch-under-foot, brown lawn. was being Minnesotan. I feel robbed passing by a golf-course-green lawn.  The water may have come from the homeowner’s private well.  But really, there is no “private” water.  The well [...]

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