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Due to the cancellation of school because of 15-plus inches of snow that fell in North Branch the day before Veteran’s Day, Sunrise River Elementary School held is program to honor veterans Nov. 19.  Members of North Branch American Legion Post 85 were in attendance, as were other local veterans. Here, the students wave tiny […]

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Pine City Blue Star Moms Chapter No. 16 packaged 65 care boxes with help from St. Stephens Church Youth Group, several individuals and a local military family. All had a great time. Thanks to all who helped: those who donated money or a place to have donation boxes, St. Stephens Youth Group for collecting supplies […]

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The North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Erin Schenkey, with St. Croix Hospice, as its newest chamber member. St. Croix Hospice offers end-of-life care choice and advocacy to residents, families, and caregivers who live in Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northeast Iowa.

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Thanksgiving Day community dinner The 12th annual Rush City Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at Rushseba Town Hall. A traditional Thanksgiving dinner of roast turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberries, vegetable, bread, pie and a beverage will be served. Carry out meals are available.  Call […]

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Local firefighters responded around 8 a.m. Nov. 15 to a house fire at 53270 Rush Lake Trl., Rush City. The home was purchased last June and had significant damage. Firefighters stated all of the residents were able to exit the home. Photos by Brielle Bredsten  

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Rush City High School will present ‘Murder’s in the Heir’ at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for adults in advance; $5 per student and $7 per adult at the door; $8 reserve tickets in advance are also available. Tickets can be purchased in the high school office. Turn […]

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