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Despite a short-term increase in the number of Minnesota pheasants, habitat loss continues to be the primary factor in the long-term decline of the state’s pheasant population, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The DNR’s August roadside survey for pheasants showed a six percent increase in the pheasant index from 2013, an increase [...]

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The Chisago County Pheasants Forever Chapter will hold its 16th annual Youth Hunt Oct. 4. The popular event will again be held at Rocky Bay Kennel & Hunt Club, 57875 Lily Ave., Pine City To get there, take Highway 70 east off of I-35. Go east about 5 miles, then turn North or left on [...]

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It was a night of mysteries and music at the Historic Grant House in early September. Troy Heling, instrumentalist from Rush City, played just a few notes of a melody and asked the audience to guess what song it was.  He could not stump them; some people guessed the song after the second note. He [...]

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Every summer the Chisago County Master Gardeners get questions from anxious gardeners about tomatoes.  Many times the answer is that it’s too late for anything to be done to solve the problem, especially in late summer or fall. So, it might be helpful to file this article away for next year’s tomato crop. Almost 20 [...]

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Dep. Phil Johnson, of the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, certainly knows his way around a retail store.  He was the top finisher in the Aug. 14 Shop with a Cop event in North Branch, hitting $80 right on the head.  This was Johnson’s first year participating in the fundraiser.  Family Pathways would like to thank [...]

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Women of Worth, an encouraging and uplifting group of women from the community that meet together to study the Bible, kicks off its fall meetings the third week of September.  The Tuesday evening group meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays at the offices of NorthBrook Fellowship, located on Main Street in [...]

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