A local woman who last fall pleaded guilty to child endangerment and fifth degree possession charges, following a search warrant that uncovered a suspected meth lab at a Rush City home, was sentenced Jan. 27. Angela Jeanette Zaffke, 37, of Rush City, received a stayed sentence of 13 months prison an...Read More
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  Local girl with Down syndrome educating others, changing perspectives Four-year-old Braylee Ness sat at a table with her older sister, Kenzie, at Denny’s Restaurant in North Branch on Monday of last week. Kenzie would make a face at her, and Braylee would crack a big smile and let out a del...Read More
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At a March 16 Minnesota Senate committee hearing, legislation to increase North Branch’s Municipal Water & Light Commission from three to five members failed. At the March 24 North Branch City Council meeting, Councilmember Joyce Borchardt asserted the reason that legislation didn’t make it ...Read More
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As an extension Master Gardener and a longtime garden center employee, I find it very helpful to investigate what’s going to be trending in the New Year before the gardening season actually begins. From the research I’ve done so far on the Internet, it looks like the most popular trends are actu...Read More
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by Valorie Arrowsmith On the basis of audience enthusiasm and engagement at We R Able Arts RX concerts, one could make the bold statement that the arts are a good prescription for life. This was the case when vocalist Jenni Thyng performed at North Country Coffee in the North Branch Mall in mid-Marc...Read More
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A HONOR ROLL 6th Grade Anderson, Ava G; Anderson, Olivia G; Axberg, Jordan J; Bauer, Paige O; Beaver, Dylan J; Bender, Samantha E; Brown, Caleb D; Bulver, Abigail; Carlson, Katherine M; Dahlstrom, Connor J; Darwin, Myah A; Dick, Grace L; Drost, Deyton R; Dunaski, Haleigh J; Earley, Faith E; Ellis, S...Read More
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