Team Jenny is putting on a fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 15, for North Branch native Jennifer (Puariea) Ring, who is attempting to fight off a rare type of cancer a second time. The benefit includes a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and bake sale from 3-7 p.m., followed by live music with rock band Eric and [...]

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At approximately 11:45 a.m. Oct. 25, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Lincoln and Kost trails in Lent Township. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the driver of one of the vehicles, 66-year-old Darrel Praska, of North Branch, was deceased.  The other vehicle’s [...]

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For the first time in her career, Randi Johnson, NBAPS director of personnel and finance, projected the enrollment at the district exactly. Before the start of the school year, her projection was at 2,974, and, as of Oct. 1, that’s how many students were in the district. When personnel and finance staff in any district [...]

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The land sale for a proposed propane operation, planned to operate out of the Rush City industrial park, is finally set to close Wednesday. City councilors viewed updated site plans, in the context of meeting fire code requirements, and approved an easement for emergency access out to Jay Road during their regular meeting Oct. 27. [...]

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Stacy resident Michelle Kok appeared at the Oct. 14 regular Stacy City Council meeting on behalf of neighbors in the Foxtail Woods development. Kok was following up on the issue of speeding that was brought to the council in August. Kok said an improvement that lowered the speed of traffic in the area happened when [...]

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. There are currently 23 election precincts in Chisago County and 22 polling places. Below is a listing of all of the normal polling places for the primary, general and township elections.  Amador Township: Amador Town Hall-37562 Park Trl. Center City. Chisago Lake north and south: Chisago Lake Town Hall-13175 [...]

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