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Vikings lose narrowly to CEC, 4-3 The North Branch girls tennis team nearly defeated Cloquet-Esko-Carlton at a home triangular on Saturday, after falling 1-6 to Hibbing-Chisholm and Hermantown last Tuesday to start the 2014 season. Senior Britta Anderson won at No. 2 singles for the Vikings against CEC, while ninth-grader Natalie Olinske added another team [...]

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Ford Motor Company and its dealers have launched a new program called Drive 4 UR Community, designed to help raise funding for local community groups and nonprofit organizations. Anderson & Koch Ford brought the program to North Branch and raised $4,020 for the American Cancer Society of Chisago County Relay for Life. For every person [...]

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by Matt Howard LAYSB community justice program manager When I talk with teenagers, who are using chemicals on a regular basis, one of the most common reasons they say they use is boredom. “Matt,” they say, “There’s nothing to do in this town.  What else are we supposed to do for fun?” Allow me to [...]

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The Braham Area Community Event Center presents the bluegrass, country and gospel music of The Mystery Mountain Boys from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. All ages are welcome to this performance, which includes a cash bar. Admission is $8; free admission for children ages 12 and under. The center is located at 655 8th St. [...]

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All sorts of entertainment including old-time movies in the Log Barn Theater, live music, Model T rides, old-time crafts and plenty of sweet things to eat are on the menu at the 21st annual Almelund Apple Festival. Set from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, the event is sponsored by the Friends of [...]

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As summer is coming to an end, the Midsummer Ambassadors have been busy with parades and events. On Aug. 2, the Ambassadors participated in the Stacy Daze parade and were warmly welcomed. On Aug. 5, the Ambassadors helped support Gillette Children’s special healthcare by attending Royal Sparkle Night with the Minnesota Twins. The Ambassadors were [...]

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