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The chief executive officer and official spokesman of the United States’ largest veterans organization received a warm reception on an otherwise frigid evening Feb. 3 in North Branch. Mike Helm, the national commander of the American Legion, discussed the importance of membership renewals, nationa...Read More
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The first medallion clue has gone to press, and the community is ready for the 15th annual Winter Fest celebration Feb. 11-15 in North Branch. Kathy Lindo, executive director of the North Branch Area Chamber, is excited about this year’s festival, designed from the start to stir activity in the lo...Read More
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by Rachel Kytonen [email protected] The state’s transportation infrastructure is aging. With roads and bridges 60 to 70 years old and deteriorating, and congestion worsening, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan understands transportation issues are a concern. Nolan, who represents the 8th Congressional ...Read More
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by Eric Hagen [email protected] A 35-year-old man who killed a 71-year-old Stacy couple in a Ham Lake crash June 5, 2013, has been sentenced. Jay Terrell Mottley, of Maplewood, was sentenced Jan. 28 in Anoka County District Court to nine years, three months in prison and ordered to pay $5,542 i...Read More
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The 30th Anniversary Chisago County Pheasants Forever Banquet will again be held at Lent Town Hall near Stacy on Saturday, Feb. 28. The Chisago County chapter was one of the early chapters chartered in the now national organization—only two years behind the national launch. The banquet begins with...Read More
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Jim Birkholz, of Pleasant Valley Orchard, recently taught a class for our Spring Series on when and how to prune apple and other fruit trees. In fact, this time of winter is the best time. But it’s also the best and safest time to prune oak trees. Pruning oak trees now has several advantages. By [...Read More
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Long Spurs annual Hunting Heritage Banquet The Long Spurs of Sunrise River, Chisago County’s Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, is having its 17th Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet Feb. 14 at the Lent Town Hall. This popular, family-oriented event begins at 5:30 p.m. for cocktails and r...Read More
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