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Upcoming Red Cross blood drives Chisago County • 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 25 at the Chisago City Farmers’ Market, 10625 Railroad Ave., Chisago City. Isanti County • 12:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. July 29 at Harvest Christian Center, 1455 County Road 5 NE, Isanti.   First time homebuyer workshop For those looking to purchase their first home, [...]

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The city of North Branch received a letter from Superior Silica Sands July 9 stating that the sand fracking business has reneged on the decision it made last month to not build a trans-loading station for frac sand in North Branch’s ESSBY Business Park. At that time, Superior Silica Sands President and CEO Rick Shearer [...]

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Part two in a three-part series After the spring Minnesota just endured, it might seem like drought is an impossibility. But as anyone who has lived long enough in this state knows, as the summer months progress, Mother Nature can turn off the taps and weeks can pass with little to no precipitation. Hot, dry [...]

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Study shows feasibility in Forest Lake or Wyoming by Clint Riese Forest Lake Times Possible scenarios run the gamut in the wake of a feasibility study for building a YMCA in Forest Lake or Wyoming. The implications are large. Talks could die off, as several community center discussions did locally in the last decade, or they [...]

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The old Doc Halpin house is getting ready for a big celebration. Known today as Maple Knoll Inn Bed and Breakfast, the home is hosting a birthday party in honor of its 100th year as a fixture in the Rush City community. Innkeepers Jeff and Ruth Titus have been busy keeping the original flavor of [...]

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