Community

Learn about the new Shop Local campaign and what the Thriving Communities Initiative is doing for you at a  special event Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Rush City. The two-hour event starts with a free dinner at 5 p.m., followed by speakers at 6 p.m. at the Rush City Community Center, 720 W. 14th St. [...]

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The Rush City Council has set a special time to solely discuss and perhaps make a decision on the ongoing assisted living issue. Councilors scheduled a special council meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, to further talk about the project with developer Pete Jesch and financial consultant Ehlers and Associates. City Administrator Amy Mell [...]

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by Donna Tatting Chisago County Master Gardener Wrapping trees for winter protection is not an attempt to keep them ‘warm’ but has the objective to prevent or minimize three sources of winter damage: from desiccating winds, sunscald, and gnawing rodents. Even if the trees in the landscape have survived previous winters unscathed, a wise horticulturist would [...]

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North Branch Liquors, in partnership with Miller/Coors and the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association, is participating in the 7th annual MMBA food drive for the entire month of October. This effort generated 48 tons of food donations for local food shelves in 2013 between all of the participating municipal liquor stores combined. All donations brought to [...]

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RC singer, songwriter performance Jim Anderson, of Rush City, has sung in many venues in the Upper Midwest, performing blues and folk music. He will perform at the Arts Prescription (Rx) event at North Country Coffee in North Branch with We R Able at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. A set meal begins at 5 [...]

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Braham Area Event Center is hosting free auditions this week for a local production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Adults and young people may try out for acting, singing and dancing roles at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16. Auditions are free, though a participation free may apply if cast. Performers of all experience levels, [...]

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