Princeton city leaders selected a familiar face when unanimously approving an applicant to fill a vacant Princeton Public Utilities Commission position.
Lights, camera, and a return to movie-showing action will occur Friday night at the Milaca Theatre when owners Bill and Jessica Wright reopen at 25% capacity.
Gov. Tim Walz and state officials have announced plans for the phased reopening of bars, restaurants and places of "public accommodation.”
Milaca City Council members conducted two special meetings last week to address the continuing economic impact of the COVID-19 health crisis.
City leaders will conduct a special meeting at 3 p.m. today to consider passage of a COVID-19-related resolution declaring Milaca business-friendly community.
Hundreds of distilled spirits producers across the country have responded to the COVID-19 crisis by producing needed supplies of hand sanitizer.
The Minnesota State High School league announced Thursday, April 23, that all spring sports and activities would be canceled for the 2019-2020 season.
Minnesota took a step towards normal life amid the coronavirus chaos April 17, as Gov. Tim Walz announced the expansion of acceptable outdoor activities. The list of allowable activities now includes boating, fishing, hunting, hiking and, to the pleasure of the Princeton and Milaca golf cour…
Princeton’s Pizza Barn continues to stay busy providing chicken dinners for the community despite COVID-19’s grip on the nation. In the weeks since the local restaurant decided to provide the dinners for the elderly, it has donated over 140 meals for those who have reached out.
Gov. Tim Walz today issued Executive Order 20-38, which expands allowable outdoor recreational activities. The changes will allow Minnesotans to continue to enjoy the outdoors close to home while following social distancing guidelines.
There really isn’t an industry script written for what Milaca Theatre owners Bill and Jessica Wright are experiencing during the COVID-19 crisis.
As Minnesota continues to maintain a stay-at-home order to buy time in the fight against COVID-19, two area companies are fabricating critical parts used to make desperately needed hospital ventilators.
Utility customers – those receiving electricity and water from Princeton Public Utilities and separate sewer service from the city – will have their billing late fees waived as a cost-savings measure prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As state and federal officials desperately work to “flatten the curve” and the impact of COVID-19 cases on our healthcare system, many local businesses have experienced the devastating results of an economy that has ground to a halt.
In response to COVID-19, M Health Fairview is transitioning several of its primary care clinics to virtual care services.
An unsigned artist created these sidewalk messages in front of the Pizza Pub in Princeton. The colorful phrases in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on the community offered hope and inspiration to take out customers and walkers. ---Managing Editor Tim Hennagir---
Local chamber of commerce executive directors have been busy revising their March community event calendars as the COVID-19 outbreak has evolved.
During a Feb. 6 work session, city leaders learned it was time to fill another vacant Princeton Public Utilities Commission position.
Residents filled the Milaca council chambers Thursday, Jan. 16, to learn the fate of a controversial zoning request involving a historic city business building.
The Milaca Planning Commission’s first meeting of the year featured a heated hearing about a controversial rezoning request.
Milaca City Council members will consider a controversial rezoning request that if approved could pave the way for possible development of a taproom brewery in a new general business district.
Princeton Public Utilities Electric Superintendent Jon Brooks retired Tuesday after 39 years of service to the community.
Area law enforcement officers made the holiday season brighter for a group of Princeton students and their families with a special visit to a local retailer.
Barry Schreiber, local historian and curator of the Mille Lacs County Historical Society museum, has a single goal when he takes an audience back in time.
Like most pizza lovers, John and Denise Scharber were disappointed when Hobnetti’s, a longtime downtown Milaca business fixture, closed last May.
Milaca celebrated the start of the 2019 holiday season during Friday evening’s Community Tree Lighting celebration, which was organized by the Milaca Area Chamber of Commerce, the city of Milaca, and businesses. The annual downtown event kicked off at 4:30 p.m. at First National Bank and pic…
The Union-Times is proud to announce the official release of custom, localized replica editions of a popular board game that includes local properties and playing pieces featuring Milaca and Princeton.
Princeton and Milaca area pizza restaurants and manufacturers have chipped in to fill pizza boxes with swag for tonight's big Pizza Bowl game featuring Princeton and Milaca. Chamber of commerce representatives from both communities will be hand out the gift-filled boxes, which will be distri…
Local favorite Heggies Pizza will be the pizza provider for U.S. Bank Stadium during the 2019 Vikings season, the Minnesota Vikings announced in a news release issued today.
Connie Wangen, recently-retired general manager of Princeton Public Utilities (PPU), has received the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) Community Service Award.
John Schwartz doesn’t claim to be Guy Fieri, Gordon Ramsay or another famous chef. That said, the Princeton native is enjoying the sweet taste of success at barbecue competitions all over Minnesota.
At 401 First St. Suite A in Princeton, country music plays over the speakers and the processing blenders whir while two new business owners smile with pride inside their shop.
Kim Young remembers playing at Mark Park’s playground while her dad batted in the Rum River Festival softball tournament.
A five-member advisory panel will recommend a candidate to fill an empty Princeton Public Utilities Commission position after completing a series of interviews on Wednesday, July 24.