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The city’s Economic Development Authority has issued $2.24 million in bonds to cover the costs of the city’s new public safety building under construction in the Aero Business Park west of town. The EDA took the action Thursday, June 13. There will be $2.43 million in revenue generated from the bond sale when considering the […]

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A controversy appears to be heating up in regards to the scheduling of the 2014 Princeton High School graduation and the subsequent all-night party. On April 23 the Princeton Board of Education approved a 2013-14 school calendar that included a June 8 graduation, which was set for a Sunday afternoon. The 2015 graduation was also […]

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The city of Princeton is considering a cost-share project that would access state and federal money to build a second roundabout intersection in Princeton. If financially feasible, it would be located at the intersection of Highway 95 and 21st Avenue, just north of the Rivertown Crossing development where a Walmart opened in February. Consideration of […]

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Princeton High School awarded diplomas to 217 seniors Friday, June 7 in the school auditorium, and the audience backing the room heard a number of speeches with advice, humor and reflection. Giving the speeches were co-valedictorians Sydney Arens, Claire Barthel, Nathaniel Hoffer and Isaiah Mayerchak; co-salutatorians Suzanne Voce and Dan Voce; class member Dalton Mattson […]

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Two young women were crowned as Princeton ambassadors on Sunday, June 9 at New Life Church in Princeton as part of the official kick-off of Rum River Festival. They are, from left to right, Hailey Wheeler of Princeton and Allison Sterneman of Zimmerman. Sterneman was also named Miss Congeniality. Wheeler and Sterneman’s first official role […]

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Reconfiguring a city parking lot and installing public-parking signs is the city of Princeton’s solution to alleviating highly debated parking concerns on the city’s downtown streets. About two months ago Princeton retailer Kelly Guptil and Chamber of Commerce Board President Scott Berry pleaded for the council to enact a two-hour parking regulation for a central […]

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The Maple Lake Irish, the Champlin Park Marching Rebels and a dozen other marching bands will fill the streets of Princeton with music during this year’s Rum River Festival parade on Thursday, June 13. This will likely be the most marching bands the town has ever hosted in a parade — and ironically Princeton doesn’t […]

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