People who were in the vicinity of the Lakes Region EMS building around 10 a.m. May 20 likely saw a blue and gold helicopter flying low over the city. The helicopter’s pilot expertly landed the aircraft on a swath of grass near the building’s parking lot. Lakes Region EMS Executive Director Aaro...Read More
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Following an arson fire in North Branch’s Main Street Center Oct. 7, the Options for Women Office was in a state of disarray. Whoever started the fire had trashed the office, and they even stole a television. “We had things that ended up missing,” said Stacy Nimmo, executive director of Chisag...Read More
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The Chisago County Board of Commissioners May 20 approved an ordinance that further restricts the residency of Level 3 predatory offenders in the county. The ordinance, drafted by County Attorney Janet Reiter, states a Level 3 offender cannot establish residency within 2,000 feet of any school, lice...Read More
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From the American Revolution to the global war on terrorism, nearly 1 million men and women in the Armed Forces have sacrificed their lives while defending America in time of war, Joe Mayne began. “They each have stories to tell,” he continued. “The crosses at Normandy. The markers at Punchbow...Read More
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The North Branch boys track and field team squeaked past stiff competition at the Mississippi 8 Conference meet last Tuesday to capture the conference title. The Vikings competed at Cambridge-Isanti High School, where they earned the win with a total of 113 points, beating out St. Michael-Albertvill...Read More
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