Archive | November 13, 2013

School concert honors veterans “Oh say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?” Those words, the opening verse of the “Star Spangled Banner,” reverberated through the confines of the gym at Sunrise River Elementary School Friday. Students of the school belted out the song, [...]

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Two Isanti County men flee authorities, but are quickly apprehended Nov. 10 was allegedly a busy day of debauchery for Timothy Alan Beckman and Michael Allen Chilson. Beckman, 45, of Isanti, reportedly stole an all-terrain vehicle and was in possession of brass knuckles and a substance believed to be methamphetamine. Chilson, 27, of Cambridge, reportedly [...]

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Public invited to create mime movement by viewing paintings at upcoming art showing at NB public library People intrigued by mime artistry and how it can be inspired by paintings might want to check out a local art showing set to open this weekend at the North Branch Public Library. Guests and participants will discover [...]

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According to a survey of residents in Chisago County, inactivity, poor eating and obesity are perceived as moderate to severe problems countywide. Deborah Schumacher, Chisago County community health services administrator, and Ruthie Koelsch, Chisago County public health supervisor, relayed the results of that survey to the Chisago County Board of Commissioners Nov. 6. Koelsch explained [...]

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My guess is that at least half of you reading this column, maybe more, are on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Myspace — that’s still a thing, right? — or some other social media site. I’m not exactly sure when these sites became bombarded with overt narcissism — maybe shortly after cellphones started having a feature that [...]

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