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Could a second Princeton roundabout lead traffic to Princeton’s Rivertown Crossing and Walmart? That’s a possibility, according to City Engineer Mike Nielson. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has given the city of Princeton the OK to move forward with the concept of constructing a roundabout at 21st Avenue and Highway 95. Nielsen cautions that MnDOT [...]

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The Princeton City Council approved a $2.163 million proposed tax levy for 2014. That’s about $32,000 less than the proposed levy approved a year ago for 2013. Under a proposal presented by Finance Director Steve Jackson, the city has a proposed operating budget of $3.288 million in the general fund for 2014. The proposed levy [...]

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A new access road will extend 21st Avenue through the Princeton Industrial Park. But it’s a road most people are expecting. After a heated conversation Sept. 5 with industrial park business leaders over traffic concerns and through traffic, city officials went back to the drawing board to construct a new road plan. It’s that plan [...]

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Owners and managers of businesses in Princeton’s industrial park oppose an extension of 21st Avenue that would connect the Rivertown Crossing retail area with 19th Avenue in the industrial park and Rum River Drive. That was the word business leaders gave the Princeton City Council on Thursday, Sept. 5 after filling the council chambers for [...]

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The city’s insurance premium rose $17,992 for the new fiscal year that began July 1. The city is insured through the League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust (LMCIT), a member type insurance. Rollie Natvig at Princeton Insurance Agency, who is the agent handling Princeton’s policy, presented the policy information at the Aug. 22 meeting, at [...]

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The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its Aug. 22 meeting. Written by Union-Eagle reporter Joel Stottrup Rezoning Aero Business Park The council passed Resolution 13-53, rezoning the city’s Aero Business Park to B-3 general business district. The industrial park, which sits along the south side of First Street and along 21st Avenue [...]

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When the Princeton School Board announced several months ago that it selected Barb Muckenhirn as the new principal at the high school, many in Princeton were already familiar with her in the district. Muckenhirn was the district’s director of teaching and learning for three years up until the spring of 2011. Then she took a [...]

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