Rush City Schools ended the school day Friday, Oct. 10, with the annual homecoming parade, complete with marching band, plenty of Tiger-themed floats and handmade signs and students — including Queen Payton Ramberg and King Blaine Blazek — donning the school colors. Many folks in the community lined the streets for the event, which also [...]

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The Stacy-Lent Fire Department threw the biggest annual community party of the fall Oct. 4: the annual Firehouse Bash. The day began with a Fire Hall open house and a display of red fire engine equipment. The Firehouse Bash fundraising event began in 2008. The money collected is used to purchase equipment for the local [...]

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This past weekend was perhaps the last time to see peak fall colors at Wild River State Park near Almelund. The park was packed with walkers Sunday enjoying the mild temperatures and vivid fall hues. Photos by Derrick Knutson   

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The minimum speed limit for an urban street is 30 mph, unless there is a school in the area, North Branch City Engineer Justin Messner explained at the Monday North Branch City Council meeting. That put the city in a bind when it came to addressing a posted speed reduction request by a resident representing [...]

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Health care professionals, residents with loved ones experiencing mental illnesses attend Community Conversation forum Oct. 7 at Cambridge Campus Her life was crumbling around her, and so did the trust where it should be found. With years of experience as a mental health worker and advocate, Jode Freyholtz-London developed anxiety and depression during a mental health [...]

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Learn about the new Shop Local campaign and what the Thriving Communities Initiative is doing for you at a  special event Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Rush City. The two-hour event starts with a free dinner at 5 p.m., followed by speakers at 6 p.m. at the Rush City Community Center, 720 W. 14th St. [...]

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