Maybe there are no reasons why, maybe “just because” is all there is. Yesterday we observed the 11th anniversary of what is possibly the most dreadful attack on our nation in history. And still, no one seems to have a legitimate answer for why it happened. As we take time to remember this week, I’d [...]
American Legion Post 85 Adjutant Glenn Pierce and Commander James Johnson presented a $1,000 check to Lin Strong to help with expenses of this year’s Apple Festival to be held on Sunday, Sept. 16 in Almelund.
A thick fog wasn’t the only cloud over North Branch as school started today. During first hour at North Branch Middle School, students learned that grief counseling would be available should anyone need to talk about the passing of beloved 6th-grade teacher Michael Lizotte. The school district reports that six local pastors came to the middle [...]
Photo by Derrick Knutson – Thick fog greeted students on their way to the first day of school in the area, which leads to this reminder: School is back in session! Watch out for the children, especially those walking to school, and be aware of school bus stop arm laws. School Bus Stop Arm Violation [...]
By MaryHelen Swanson, editor To say the least, getting around in Rush City and North Branch this summer has been a pain. I might compare it to childbirth, because some people have been greatly inconvenienced, some stores have lost business, and some people’s cars have taken a beating on the unfinished avenues. I’d say those [...]