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Mark Park is a great community asset for sports and recreation. But for some reason the softball portion comes up short for attention. The baseball facilities are excellent with high backstops and covered dugouts. It is the opposite for softball, with short backstops and no covered dugouts. This creates a bad situation for foul balls […]

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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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The Princeton City Council motion this past Feb. 2 that dissolved a nearly three-year-old agreement on the use of sports-related facilities at Mark Park has continued to have ramifications, this time with the Princeton Jaycees. Jaycees president Adam Burke said that the new fees that the city established this past December for the use of […]

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A conflict has arisen over whether the city of Princeton should charge the school district to use any of the athletic facilities at Mark Park. Superintendent Rick Lahn told the city council last Thursday that he didn’t think the city should do that. He emphasized that the district has spent more than $216,000 on improvements […]

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