Mille Lacs County

The city of Princeton could be gaining a pond — and a water fountain to boot. The city has informed Mille Lacs County that it is interested in obtaining a lot that was part of a handful of tax forfeited properties in the Sharco Estates. The majority of the lot is a drainage pond with [...]

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Minnesota’s reputation for being one of the healthiest states in the nation is slipping. With obesity and binge drinking standing out as two of the most obvious reasons it fell from third to sixth place nationally in terms of health standards, Minnesota Commissioner of Health Dr. Ed Ehlinger has set out on a mission of [...]

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Sherburne County probation director Jay Hancuch and his counterpart Warren Liepitz in Mille Lacs County say they are finding their job increasingly challenged financially by the state not following its probation-funding obligation. In fact, the state has been cutting back on what it owes the counties for their probation services each year since 1996, according [...]

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The following incidents with Princeton addresses were reported to the Sheriff’s Department between July 29 and Aug. 4. The times printed are when a complaint was received, not necessarily when it occurred. The report was compiled by Jeff Hage. Monday, July 29 12:49 a.m. Assisted the State Patrol with a three-vehicle accident on Highway 95 [...]

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The Mille Lacs Board of Commissioners took the following action at its July 16 regular meeting in the county courthouse in Milaca. Written by Joel Stottrup. Safe routes to school The board approved two requests from Mille Lacs Public Works Director Bruce Cochran regarding a federal Safe Roads to School infrastructure grant. The grant is [...]

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