Archive | March 7, 2013

Sixth-grade students from C.E. Jacobson Elementary attended a  “Science Rocks” workshop at St. Cloud State University Jan. 10. The students enjoyed hands-on courses on the ecology and management of wolves, constellations, airplane simulator tests, turtles, mollusks, cryogenics, building eco-bots, pendulum snake and space.

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Paul Elmstrand, of North Branch, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association. Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior Angus Association and take part in Association-sponsored shows and other national and regional events. The American Angus […]

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There is no better time to think about paddling a beautiful, serene river than when it’s cold and wintery; escapism at its best. In just a few short weeks, paddlers can have that escape and enjoy the beauty of the Wild and Scenic Namekagon River in northwest Wisconsin. The Namekagon River is a tributary of […]

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The search is on for Minnesota’s outstanding senior volunteer. The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. Nominations for outstanding […]

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The North Branch Lions popular fundraising prime rib dinner will be April 6, again at the North Branch Area High School commons area. The 11th annual event runs 5 to 7:30 p. m. Tickets are $15 per individual. Children’s tickets are $5 for all-you-can-eat pizza. A four-piece band, Reminisce, will provide music to dine by, […]

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The St. Croix Valley Orchestra will be presenting its spring concerts soon in a town near you. For this concert, about 25 players from Siren to Hugo and Coon Rapids to Turtle Lake will be performing. The chamber orchestra rehearses at the St. Croix Falls high school and is in its 22nd season with director […]

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