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NBAHS 2015 graduation photos
Published June 10, 2015 at 9:39 am
RCHS 2015 graduation photos
Published June 10, 2015 at 9:32 am
The Rush City community was buzzing with excitement Sunday, June 7, as friends and family traveled from near and far to watch students from the Class of 2015 receive their high school diplomas. Sixty-seven seniors were eligible to graduate this year, Principal Brent Stavig said in his opening...
NBAPS volunteer receives President’s Lifetime Achievement Award
Published June 4, 2015 at 8:01 am
After nearly four decades in a career, some people walk away from their profession and don’t think about going back to it after they’re retired. That wasn’t the case with Jane Johnston. Johnston, a Minnesota Math Corps volunteer for North Branch Area Public Schools, has worked as an...
Nine Chisago County 4-H’ers become engineers for a day
Published June 2, 2015 at 8:05 am
On May 2, 4-H’ers from Mille Lacs, Pine, Kanabec, Isanti, and Chisago counties joined together for a day of fun and exploration into the world of engineering. More than 40 youth participated in the Engineer-It event organized by University of Minnesota 4-H Extension staff and volunteers. This...
Four requests of the governor, state legislators
Published June 1, 2015 at 8:00 am
Here are four requests as Gov. Mark Dayton and state legislators consider how to proceed after the governor vetoed the K-12 bill. First, to aid planning, a special session should be called soon and final decisions need to be made quickly. Second, please recognize and retain a number of good things...
Veritas Academy celebrates grand opening
Published May 31, 2015 at 8:04 am
There is a new school in the community and it’s opening this fall. Veritas Academy celebrated its grand opening two weekends ago with Navy SEALs Sky Diving onto their church location grounds in Lent Township, and Former Minnesota Gov. Al Quie speaking at the church on Sunday morning on three...
RC head football coach excluded from next year’s activity list
Published May 27, 2015 at 10:40 am
Jacobson Elementary principal Melody Tenhoff to retire; executive director of SCRED takes U of M job Paul Kirby appears to be out as head coach of the Rush City High School varsity football team following action by the school board May 21. With no rationale given, board members ultimately approved...