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Parent Academy will host two ‘Lunch and Learn’ workshops during the 2014-15 school year. The first workshop will be held in October and the second in March. The workshops will give families an opportunity to learn and hear in detail about many district initiatives. Lunch will be served, and childcare will be offered. Register for [...]

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In 2008 a small group of community members met and formed the North Branch Area Education Foundation with the vision of providing resources to enhance education. In October of 2010, A Perfect 10 event was created and granted over $11,000 to area educators. Since that time, NBAEF has awarded grants of more than $90,000 with [...]

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Members of North Branch Dental participated in the ice bucket challenge Sept. 16 to show support for their friend, Jon Neu, who was diagnosed with ALS.  Proceeds from the challenge went to ALS research.  North Branch Dental matched donations made during the event.     

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The League of Women Voters of Chisago County is hosting the following Candidate Forums: County and State candidate forum – This starts at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at North Branch High School Auditorium. Featured races  •Chisago County Attorney. •District 1 Chisago County Commissioner. •Chisago County Sheriff. •MN House of Representatives District 32A and 32B. North [...]

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Stories from India  East Central Regional Library will present Children’s Stories from India, performed by Dreamland Arts, at 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Rush City Public Library. This presentation is for ages 3 and up and is open to the public. Enter a world of magic and imagination with Indian-born actor and storyteller Zaraawar [...]

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Some years ago, my cousin, who lived in Des Moines, sent me a before-and-after picture of what their streets looked like when the elm beetle attacked the American Elm in the 1950s. I also have a similar picture from the St. Paul Pioneer Press of what the streets of St. Paul looked like after the [...]

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