Archive | May 23, 2012

By Victoria Dahlin— The weather cooperated May 15 when both the Rush City boys and girls track teams took Champion Runner-up at the Great River Conference Championships at Hinckley-Finlayson High School. Kayla Nelson was awarded Most Valuable. The girls earned 137 points to place ahead of Hinckley-Finlayson with 108, Pine City 80, Braham 60, Aitkin [...]

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On May 19, Armed Forces Day, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) launched a local Military Line® program designed to help Minnesota and North Dakota service members and their families make wise financial decisions and avoid scams. Military consumers and their families are heavily targeted for: predatory lending, identity theft, auto [...]

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By Jerry Vitalis, Chisago County Master Gardener In an earlier article I wrote on the Eastern tent caterpillars because so many of their webs were found in trees and shrubs.  The forest tent caterpillar is native to Minnesota and is the one that can defoliate millions of acres in Northern Minnesota.  Their favorite food is [...]

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To the Editor: As I am out putting flags on our veterans’ graves, I find that the stars are missing at many area cemeteries. This letter is to let you know that the American Legion and Auxiliary do know, but it will take some time to replace the stars, if we can. I’m sorry that [...]

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