The city’s attempt to help forestall the degeneration of 420th Street came up for discussion at the regular Harris City Council meeting. Earl Halley, of Central Turf, and other nearby landowners of larger parcels came before the council to ask for consideration of lifting the 5-ton weight restriction on the road. Halley explained that the [...]
The 2nd Annual 5K Fun Run, sponsored by North Country Coffee, Olympia Granola, County Market, Tim’s Country Cupboard and Escape Salon, was held Aug. 2 during Stacy Daze. The shirts were made by East Central Screen Printing, and all the proceeds from the run were donated to the North Branch Area Food Shelf.
The Salvation Army, North Branch Shopko and dozens of emergency workers answered the call Thursday, Aug. 14, to help ensure 30 area kids are prepared when they head back to school. That call was the fifth annual Shop with a Cop program. “We like to see the children go into the school year with a [...]
The Chisago County Master Gardeners were recently at the Almelund Threshing Show. The Threshing Show grows larger every year as do the number of gardeners who visit us at our pioneer building. We record each question asked, and not only does the number of questions grow each year, but the questions have become more specific [...]
The city of Harris now has a Little Free Library for children. The library is located at the Schoolhouse Park on Sunrise Road. The children in the community are invited to check out the new library. The concept is to take a children’s book and leave a book or just take a book if you [...]
Minnesotans use much more water in the summer months than the rest of the year due to irrigation of lawns and gardens. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that as much as 50 percent of outdoor water use is wasted from inefficient watering methods. In a time of questioning the availability of groundwater resources in [...]