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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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Fare For All Express is once again offering Thanksgiving holiday food packages to area residents. Fare For All, a local food program created to make fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable to Twin Cities families, will be selling the holiday food packages for $30 each at Trinity Lutheran Church 2-4 p.m. Nov. 19. Each holiday […]

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Area residents Dustin Kowalsky and his dad, Floyd, build their trucks from scratch to race in the dirtiest events around Dustin Kowalsky would rather find a hole of mud than the nearest car wash when behind the wheel of one of his trucks. He races what he builds from scratch. He has trophies for his […]

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Anonymous Santa is a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing Christmas with dignity to children from families in crisis in Chisago County. The program offers parents who are not able to buy presents for their children an opportunity to “shop” in a holiday store set up in Main Street Church of North Branch. They distribute new, […]

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The Rush City Education Foundation invites the community to watch “A Christmas to Remember,” a movie filmed in Rush City in 1978, during a special fundraising event at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in The Spare Room at Chucker’s Bowl and Lounge. The evening is anticipated to be a time of reminiscing, as people may […]

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