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Demolishing the concrete bridge on Mille Lacs County Road 12, west of Mille Lacs County Road 1, was temporarily halted in late June due to high water on the Rum River, according to Mille Lacs Public Works Director Bruce Cochran. The demolition precedes the construction of a replacement bridge. The high water followed the big [...]

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A 4-year-old rural Princeton boy was injured Sunday, July 7, by a riding lawn mower. Jacob Hoeft, the father of the boy, told Mille Lacs County Deputy Brad Barnes that he accidently ran over his son while mowing the lawn. A Mille Lacs County 911 dispatcher referred to the boy’s injury as a “traumatic leg [...]

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Princeton American Legion Post 216 has ended its pulltab operation after selling pulltabs for close to three decades. The final act was the recent closing of its last pulltab operation at Steven’s Restaurant in downtown Princeton. The state of Minnesota legalized pulltab sales by service organizations in 1981 and many nonprofit groups, from Legion and [...]

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Some residents of Roundup, Mont., still recovering from back-to-back natural disasters in the past two years, received some welcome help recently from a church group based in Princeton. The Ignite youth group at Princeton’s Bethel Church in Princeton spent about a week this past month cleaning up debris, repairing fences and a shed, and performing [...]

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Steve Jones, director of professional and workforce training at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Tech, and college horticulture instructor Emilie Justen have expressed interest in Anoka-Ramsey having a facility on the Doug Marshall farm that sits adjacent to the Princeton airport. Anoka-Ramsey is looking at having a hands-on facility at the Marshall farm for coursework [...]

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A consulting firm has begun surveying Princeton school district residents to gauge their support for a couple building projects the board may come up with – South Elementary in the near future, and the high school some other time, it appears. The survey also includes four questions with two scenarios on how much a person [...]

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