Archive | November 13, 2013

by Judge Steve Halsey, Wright County District Court With all of the media focus on the government shutdown, the 40th anniversary of a heroic moment in American history passed recently with little recognition. Anyone under the age of 55 probably has no recollection or understanding of the “Saturday Night Massacre,” but that makes it even [...]

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To the editor Last year, more than 53,000 individual donors logged on to GiveMN.org and gave more than $16.3 million to nearly 4,400 Minnesota schools and nonprofits in 24 hours during Give to the Max Day. North Branch Area Public Schools raised over $4,000 in one day! Nov. 14 is the fifth annual Give to [...]

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To the editor Years ago, while I was away from home serving in the military, I received the devastating news that a very young relative of mine had gone missing. I was later to discover that she had been sexually assaulted and murdered by a sex offender. I know firsthand the devastation a sex crime [...]

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Ethan Ellingson, of North Branch, bagged this big buck during the deer opener. The 9-point buck was 200 pounds.    

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Fourteen members of the first Chisago County Citizens’ Academy graduated Nov. 6. The eight-week free program began Sept. 18 and took place Wednesday evenings. The academy is an educational tool to show the public the role of modern law enforcement, according to Sheriff Rick Duncan, Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. Over the seven sessions – graduation [...]

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The North Branch Lions will again be providing a complete home-cooked hot turkey dinner with all the traditional trimmings on Thanksgiving Day for anyone who would otherwise not have one — for any reason. Last year there were 100 free dinners provided, according to Lions president Chris Thoma. “There is no charge for the meal, [...]

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