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As the trees lose their beautiful fall leaves, they tend to pile up in our yards and streets. Those leaves contain phosphorus, an essential nutrient for plant growth. As the leaves decompose, they release the phosphorus that was bound up in the leaf.  When it rains, the phosphorus is washed down the street, down the [...]

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Harvesting vegetables at the right stage of maturity results in high quality and nutritious products. If properly harvested and stored, some vegetables will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months. It’s important that vegetables are ripe before they are picked and allowed to dry before being stored. Potatoes can be harvested [...]

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Colleen Nelson was the winner of the North Branch Fall Harvest Treasure Hunt. Here, she poses with sons Weston (held) and Jackson, Brandon Lindahl, North Branch Country Market, and Dave Nordberg, Domino’s Pizza. For finding the treasure, she won $20 in gift cards from County Market and a certificate for pizza for a year for [...]

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Almeund seniors meeting  Almelund seniors will meet at the Amador Town Hall at 1 p.m. Oct. 10 for an afternoon of cards and social time. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the day. Wild River ‘Snake Slither’ 5K Take a walk or run under the fall colors and along the St. Croix River at [...]

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One person is dead following a single-vehicle rollover accident Sept. 30 on I-35 near Harris, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The deceased woman, 24-year-old Ajerae Fitzgerald, of Minneapolis, was the driver of the vehicle. Her passenger, Alan Stokes, 57, also of Minneapolis, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. According to State Patrol records, the two were traveling [...]

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The Taylors Falls Community Center was packed with area residents, business owners and city officials Sept. 25 opposed to the transportation of frac sand through the city by Superior Silica Sands. The business had been working with the city of North Branch for months to try to get a frac sand trans-loading station built in [...]

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