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Senior Center dance party There will be a Christmas dance party at the North Branch Senior Center, 38790 6th Ave., at 1 p.m. Dec. 18. Come and dance to the music of Chmielewski; Santa will be at the event. There will be door prizes and raffles. Attendees are asked to bring a white elephant gift [......Read More
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Santa Claus brought cheer to children and their families during special events in Rush City and Harris on Saturday, Dec. 6. Rush City choir students sang Christmas carols at various locations in Rush City, where Santa and Mrs. Claus brought a few of their elves and even Frosty the Snowman. In other ...Read More
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Since 2009, the Chisago County Board of Commissioners has approved property tax levies that were either flat or were reductions from the previous year. The levy for 2015 breaks that mold. At its Dec. 3 meeting, the board approved a 3.5 percent increase over last year’s levy by a 4-1 vote. Commissi...Read More
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Custom Fire’s Jim Kirvida ‘pretty darn excited’ over winning bid for Rush City’s 1937 fire truck Jim Kirvida’s bid offer of $4,757 was just enough to unite him with a rare piece of history tied to both his family and the Rush City community. Kirvida, president of Custom Fire Apparatus In...Read More
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When Tom Seaburg thinks about his fondest memories, many involve being in a field hunting pheasant, trolling on a lake or river in a fishing boat or waiting up in a deer stand for a big buck to pass within range of his rifle. Until about a year ago, most of the memories he had [...]...Read More
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The North Branch City Council Monday night unanimously approved a final budget for 2015, which includes a property tax levy that is slightly higher than the 2014 final amount. The final levy was set at $4,094,559, which is an increase of  $9,451. Mayor Ron Lindquist asked during the meeting if anyo...Read More
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