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Sip wine, discover the buzz at Wine and Art Krawl this Saturday at three local wineries The vineyards are on the “grow” across the local landscape, which is becoming a place of destination for folks in search of quality, locally produced wine and a memorable wine tasting experience. The local winery scene can be accessed [...]

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Foreign exchange students from across the globe are experiencing a taste of American culture in Rush City. Noemi Mateus, 15, of Berlin, Germany, has been enjoying her stay with her host family, Eric and Amy Langworthy, with sons Zeth, 17, and Ashton, 12. At age 17, Lorenzo Bertini, of Rome, Italy, has been experiencing a [...]

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Golfers are familiar with water hazards, but what about a bear hazard? That was the case Sept. 22 when a black bear crossed the ladies’ tee box on hole No. 1 at the North Branch Golf Course. The crossing was witnessed by Steve Scarborough and his son, Daniel, who were ready to begin their golf [...]

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Select seniors are honored at high schools during homecoming week.  The same was true at the Rush City Senior Center Sept. 25 when Millie LeMay, 96, and Richard Cooper, almost 97, were chosen as the center’s ‘senior’ king and queen. They were given crowns and other adornments, presented with chocolates and posed for photos.  Here, [...]

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Many, if not all, of the Chisago County Master Gardeners have taken classes from Dr. Gary Johnson. He is a University of Minnesota Extension Professor with the Urban and Community Forestry Department of Forest Resources. I realize he has a long title, but Dr. Johnson knows as much about trees as anyone in the country. [...]

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