Below are summaries of news that occurred during the July 1, 2013 meeting of the Baldwin Township Board. They were compiled by Audrey Misiura. Boardwalk installation delayed The installation of the boardwalks in Young Park has been delayed because of the wet soil conditions on the trail. “If we had a million volunteers, they can’t [...]
During the eighth annual Bremer Bank Hunger Campaign, the $2-for-$1 donation match up to $30,000, was met and exceeded. In total, approximately $103,350 was raised during the two-week campaign for Second Harvest Heartland, local Feeding America food banks and local food shelves. This total includes an additional $4,886 donated by Bremer as a result of [...]
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 [...]
Loaded consent agenda The consent agenda, which the board approved with one motion and without discussion, included a jail report, auto-theft prevention grant, veterans services respite care policy, Soo Line trail right of way permit, final payment of gravel contract, acceptance of pavement markings project, and approval of bid to review appraisals. Jail report for [...]
Jerry Whitcomb was re-elected for the 10th time as commander of Princeton American Legion Post 216. Others elected were: adjutant, Tess Davis; 1st vice/membership, Randy Hatch; 2nd vice, Jim Pearson; finance officer, Art Skarohlid; sergeant at arms, Arvin Krause and Charles Achtelik; historian, Jim Pearson; chaplain, Brad Brown; and service officer, Joe Trunk.
Kim Young took the reigns as president of the Princeton Rotary Club on July 1. Young is the director of program development and marketing at Rum River Health Services in Princeton. She succeeds Paul Kinneberg as president. Jeff Hage, editor of the Union-Eagle, is president-elect and treasurer. Bill Yueill is the club secretary.