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Let’s go Fishing with Seniors North Branch Chapter is a volunteer organization that takes seniors, veterans, disabled adults and multi-generational families out on 2-hour fishing or cruising tours at no charge to the guests. As the 2014 season came to a close, Let’s Go Fishing received a $400 donation from Fins for Grins fishing league [...]

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A trio of local wineries is partnering up to host an annual fall event celebrating locally produced wine, art, food and song. The Upper St. Croix Wine and Art Krawl is 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 4, at Wild Mountain Winery near Almelund and Taylors Falls, the new James Perry Vineyards in Rush City [...]

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Join the Friends of Interstate Park for its 30th anniversary celebration, highlighted by guest speaker Carrol Henderson, during the group’s annual Autumn Potluck and Program event Tuesday evening, Sept. 23 in the Ice Age Center classroom at Wisconsin Interstate Park. Henderson has been supervisor of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Nongame Wildlife Program since [...]

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Harmonica concert Dave McKeen has a list of tunes perhaps a mile long that he performs on his set of harmonicas. He will perform at the Arts Prescription (Rx) concert at North Country Coffee, 38500 Tanger Dr., North Branch, with We R Able at 6 p.m. Sept. 18. A meal prior to the concert will [...]

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A Stacy woman who was reportedly thrown from her horse during a ride Saturday, Sept. 13, has been listed in serious condition at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center received a call about an adult who was unresponsive after an accident involving a horse just before 12:30 p.m. at [...]

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A 5K obstacle race called the Rugged Maniac brought thrill-seekers and fitness junkies from all over Minnesota to the Wild Mountain Ski Area in Taylors Falls on Sept. 6. Competitors began by running or walking up one of the ski hills and then tackling the 20-plus obstacles along the 5k track, which included water slides, [...]

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