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A bomb threat was reported Tuesday night at the Walmart in Princeton. In the photo above, law enforcement officials from the Princeton Police Department and Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Department work the scene.

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Baldwin, Zimmerman and Princeton fire departments were called to a structure fire at 12774 299th Ave NW. at about 2:45 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. A garage at the residence was a total loss, as were the contents of the garage — including two vehicles. We will have full details in the July 18 […]

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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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  The dancers with the Carson and Barnes Circus were dressed as graceful butterflies during the opening act of the circus’ first of two Princeton performances Wednesday afternoon at the Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds.    

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Princeton School Board member Chuck Nagle has criticized the school district’s process of surveying taxpayers in the district about their school facilities,  as the school board heads toward a construction-levy referendum next spring. Nagle, at the June 25 meeting, claimed the board and survey questions are “predisposed” to building a new school to replace the […]

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The annual Rum River Festival 5K Run received beautiful weather on Saturday, June 15. A total of 131 runners covered the five-kilometer route around town. Ryan Yonak-Cline and Chase Arens, fresh off strong spring seasons running distance for the Princeton boys track & field squad, posted the top two times in the race at 17:98 […]

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