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Motorists traveling either direction on Highway 169 between Zimmerman and Long Siding began encountering daytime delays as segments of the road were reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, July 8. The closures will continue to occur from sunrise to sunset through mid-October. No closures will occur on northbound Highway 169 from 10 a.m. Fridays [...]

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  Princeton electronic cigarette business E-Cig World reported last week that its business hadn’t yet felt the effect of Minnesota’s recent $1.60 per pack increase in the cigarette tax. But the July 1 cigarette tax hike has affected the town’s other electronic cigarette business, E-Cig Healthy Living, as well as Prince Tobacco, which sells traditional [...]

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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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The Princeton Police Department’s new K-9 unit became activated on June 25 when Princeton officer Jason Cederberg began taking his K-9 partner Skar out on patrol. Skar is a nine-month-old German shepherd named in honor of Princeton native Bryan Opskar, who was a U.S. Marine killed while serving in Iraq on July 23, 2005. Cederberg [...]

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Area children involved in the Milaca-based Pearl Crisis Center’s Teens Against Dating Violence heard an inspiring presentation from teacher and author Jonathan Friesen Thursday, June 27, at the New Life Church in Princeton as part of the center’s Bully Conference. Friesen used humor in his account of what it was like being bullied as a [...]

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Sun Newspapers’ news editor Jonathan Young is in Gettysburg this week, as the nation honors the 150th anniversary of the famous Civil War battle. He is traveling with Minnesota’s Civil War Commemorative Task Force, covering the events for ECM Publishers. Read about Jonathan Young’s travels on his blog, ecmgettysburg150. He arrived Monday and is spending the [...]

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