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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Lakes Area, Wyoming and North Branch police departments, responded to a home invasion in the 32500 block of Lofton Lane in north Chisago Lake Township at 3:49 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office: The h...Read More
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Ask residents of Nessel Township about the cellphone signal coverage in the area, and they’ll tell you it’s spotty, at best. That subpar cell service will likely be remedied soon, though. Jon Eckl, the director of Chisago County Management of Information and Communications Systems, said at the F...Read More
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North Branch Winter Fest ice sculptor Rob Graham recalls decades of ice carving When Rob Graham makes an ice sculpture, it’s obvious he’s a veteran of the craft. His hands deftly maneuver his carving instruments – which include chain saws, electric grinders and custom hand tools – and before...Read More
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To the editor In March, Lent Township residents will be asked to vote on a proposal (by way of resident petition) to combine the township clerk and the township treasurer into one clerk/treasurer position. The words that follow are written only regarding the upcoming election to change the current s...Read More
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Some past members of the North Branch American Legion Auxiliary Unit Post #85 Marching Legionettes reunited on Jan. 28 for the funeral of Dorothy “Dodie” Qualley, who was also one of their own. From left: Betty Gruver, Carole Wiss, Gwen Olson, Shirley Fisk and Dianne Klund.  ...Read More
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by Donna Tatting On Saturday, March 21, the Chisago County Master Gardeners will present their 17th Annual Garden Expo at North Branch Area High School. We started out this event in a rather small way when it was held the first few years in the atrium at Fairview Hospital in Wyoming. It was a small ...Read More
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Juniors at Rush City High School: Are you ready to get more involved in your community? Kayla Defenbaugh, a former ambassador in Pine City, discussed plans of starting up a Miss Rush City Ambassador Program at this month’s Chamber Board meeting. All girls who are going to be seniors in fall 2015 a...Read More
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