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Fairview Lakes Medical Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. Fairview Lakes Medical Center offers diagnostic mammograms for men and women who have symptoms such as a breast lump, pain or a personal history of breast cancer. The medical center also offers biopsies and breast MRI […]

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Free educational opportunity for horse owners Sunrise Equine Veterinary Services, 39318 Poor Farm Rd., North Branch, is hosting its 9th annual open house and client education day on noon-4 p.m. Nov. 22. There are four scheduled speakers: Dr. Wendy Vaala will discuss disease control/prevention at 12:15 p.m.; Rachel Mottet, from Purina, will talk about nutrition […]

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North Branch Area High School students, under the direction of Rachel Bigelow, will be presenting “Oklahoma!” at the high school’s Edelstein Auditorium Nov. 20-23. Nov. 20-22, the show times will be at 7 p.m. There will be a matinee showing at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. Tickets can be purchased at North Branch County Market or […]

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Veterans recognized during program at Ecumen There was bugle music, patriotic songs and a couple of special visitors — North Branch’s Midsummer Ambassadors — to honor veterans Nov. 9 at Ecumen North Branch senior housing.  

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Even though the calendar says it’s still fall, Mother Nature decided winter should come early this year. Parts of Chisago and Isanti counties received 15-plus inches of snow Nov. 10, the highest amount in the state during this early season snowstorm. Downtown North Branch was traversable Nov. 11, but the roads were still slick due […]

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Local man offers his knowledge about the Northern Lights In 1974, Tom Anderson and a group of friends went on a 500-mile canoe trip that brought them through Hudson Bay to Churchill, Manitoba. While he was there, Anderson stopped at an Eskimo museum, where an intricate sculpture caught his eye. “I’m looking at some sculptures, […]

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