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For five days in July 1953, Duane Broten lay wounded in the trenches on a Korean battlefield where he was held as a prisoner of war. On Sunday, the former Army sergeant from Princeton was recogonized for his heroics. Sixty years after being held captive in Korea, Sen. Al Franken pinned the Prisoner of War […]

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Siemers-Hakes Veterans of Foreign Wars  Post 10794 in Milaca rejected the request by Princeton VFW Post 806 to be consolidated with the Milaca post. The Milaca post’s vote on April 10 to reject was unanimous, according to Milaca VFW Post Commander Dan Sandberg. He said that all 28 members present, including himself, voted to turn […]

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Often during the year, when LaRayne Dahlberg, 93, of Princeton, gets together with her grown children Darlene Walburg and David Dahlberg, the three play stringed instruments and sing. One of those instruments is a tiple, a little bigger than a ukulele. It has 10 steel strings arranged in four sets, with the middle two sets […]

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The FFA chapter at Princeton High School is sending 12 students to the state meet April 29-30. Katie Klein will compete in dairy handling. Lyticha Nielsen will be playing alto sax in the state FFA band. Austen Baron, Ryan Goor, Kasey Kromschroder and Scott McGrath will be competing in forestry. A.J. Wesloh, Logan Conger, Andre […]

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The Minnesota Historical Society grant review committee rejected the latest grant request from the Mille Lacs County Historical Society to redo the roof on its Great Northern train depot museum in Princeton. The committee’s recommendation to reject the request now goes to the MHS board for formal action. The Mille Lacs County Historical Society, in […]

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Michael Robert Johnson stood on his driveway for about four hours in the early morning hours of March 1. He went outside at about 4 a.m. that morning. By 8 a.m. or so, a neighbor saw Johnson standing between his vehicle and the two-story blue house with the unattached garage that he called home at […]

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