The NBAPS School Board approved revisions to the district’s current year budget at its meeting June 25, and it accepted the 2015-16 budget unanimously. Director of Finance and Human Resources Randi Johnson explained to the board that next year’s revenues could fall about $1 million short of proj...Read More
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I had a history teacher in high school who had a saying for all of his classes at the beginning of each semester — it sticks with me to this day: “I’m not interested in what you believe; I’m interested in what you know.” I think his aim in telling us that was to be [...]...Read More
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Two youth leaders of the Northern Lights 4-H Club in North Branch want people to join a recycling effort beginning this year at the Chisago County Fairgrounds. Cadence Eischens, 14, of Stacy, and Sam Goulet, 15, of North Branch, are leading the way in Operation Golden Pride Recycling. Under their cl...Read More
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Despite a request by Mayor Kirsten Hagen-Kennedy, the North Branch City Council June 23 chose not to release a fact-finding report related to the censure of Hagen-Kennedy and Council Member Kathy Blomquist. “Both Council Member Blomquist and I have released our affidavits in response to questions ...Read More
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A small group of outdoor enthusiasts learned a little about the history of the St. Croix River by way of canoe during an interpretive paddle at Wild River State Park. Many of the participants were campers and families who gathered Sunday morning at the park’s main boat landing, where a shuttle ser...Read More
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New to Medicare sessions Going on Medicare or just interested in how it works? There will be information about Medicare given at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming, as well as questions answered, 10 a.m. – noon July 1 and Sept. 2. Aspects of Medicare parts A,B,C, and D will be cover...Read More
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