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Rep. Sondra Erickson welcomed Rev. Bruce Talso, pastor of Wyanett Evangelical Free Church of Princeton to the Capitol on Tuesday, May 14 to give the opening prayer before the Minnesota House of Representatives. In his prayer, Pastor Talso quoted portions of a prayer given before the meeting of the First Continental Congress on September 7th, […]

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Republican Sen. Branden Petersen drew a deep breath and voted “Yes.” The Senate freshman’s vote was the sole Republican vote for the historic legislation legalizing gay marriage that passed the Democratic-led Senate on Monday (May 13). “I was hopeful that there would be a couple more (Republicans),” Petersen said, stepping outside of the Senate cloakroom. […]

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About 1,200 people in Zimmerman, Livonia Township and southeastern Baldwin Township lost power Tuesday night. Power was out from 10:45 p.m. to about 12:05 a.m. 1,182 customers of Connexus Energy lost power. The cause was reported as equipment failure: an insulator failure caused a pole to catch fire. – Jeff

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People will never need to go beyond Princeton for their medical needs if Fairview Northland Medical Center President and CEO John Herman has his way. Herman will lead the medical center through an expansion project in 2014 that will greatly broaden the scope of specialty services offered northwest of Fairview’s Twin Cities suburban medical centers. […]

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A heat lamp being used to warm baby chicks in a shed at the James Hollermann residence at 15129 Hwy. 95 in rural Princeton was the cause of a fire that killed some of the chicks during the morning of May 1, according to Princeton Fire Chief Jim Roxbury. Princeton firefighters extinguished the fire right […]

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The Princeton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Cody David Porter, age 20, of Princeton. Porter was last seen at about 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29 at his Princeton residence. Porter left on foot, leaving personal items behind, Princeton Police Department investigator Todd Frederick said. He has not been heard from […]

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For five days in July 1953, Duane Broten lay wounded in the trenches on a Korean battlefield where he was held as a prisoner of war. On Sunday, the former Army sergeant from Princeton was recogonized for his heroics. Sixty years after being held captive in Korea, Sen. Al Franken pinned the Prisoner of War […]

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