Archive | November 13, 2013
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 Gi...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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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. “...Read More
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City leaders are turning to Initiative Foundation, community members to help identify vision, plan for Rush City People in the Rush City community have started coming up with a vision and a plan for a brighter tomorrow. For quite some time, Rush City has been looking into the Little Falls-based Init...Read More
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It’s coming up on winter in Minnesota and school closings and delays, though something we try to avoid, can be a fact of life. On those occasions, our transportation department is watching and testing conditions closely overnight so any necessary announcements can be made well in advance of the sc...Read More
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