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The city of Princeton has given Heide Burns a five-year extension to hook her Madre Loca Restaurant into the city’s sewer and water mains, pending approval by the Princeton Public Utility Commission. Burns had originally been given a September deadline to hook into the city sewer and water mains. Burns asked the City Council for [...]

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On Memorial Day, when people under 21 were allegedly drinking and becoming intoxicated on property owned by Mille Lacs County Attorney Jan Jude, there was no law on the books in Mille Lacs County holding Jude and her police-officer husband Russ Jude accountable for the activity, had the couple been aware of the party. The [...]

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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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When Colby, Caleb and their little brother Brenden heard the Wednesday, June 12, clue in the Rum River Festival medallion hunt, they were excited. The boys had been led to the Princeton Area Library by the clue of the previous day. With a little help from their mother, Jenny Handshoe, they had arrived at the [...]

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Dr. Helle Lukk of Princeton is trading an occupation of owning and operating a medical clinic for a medical job in Iraq. Lukk is closing her Healing Spirit Clinic this month that she has owned and operated in Princeton since 2003. She is awaiting finalization of a one-year contract to begin work in August as [...]

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Local organizations and boards honored nearly two dozen people during the Rum River Festival’s Distinguished Service Awards banquet June 12 at the Princeton VFW Club. The majority of the recipients live in the Princeton area, but Princeton Public Works Director Bob Gerold, speaking on behalf of the city’s park and recreation board, said that sometimes [...]

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Rum River Health Services has named Gail Kulick as the chair of its board of directors. Kulick replaces long-time volunteer and board chair Denise Frank, whose tenure ended due to term limits. Frank has served on the RRHS board of directors for most of the past 20 years. Kulick served in the Minnesota House of [...]

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