Sports

Local grads shine at in-state programs In recent years, numerous athletes from the North Branch and Rush City area have gone on to play college athletics. Now that the school year is over, summer is the perfect time to look back on the 2013-14 seasons that those athletes had in their respective programs. While this [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

A good turnout for the annual Loppet run A sultry morning didn’t deter 444 runners and walkers from crossing the finish line at Fairview Lakes Medical Center’s 26th annual Lindstrom Loppet 5K Saturday, July 12, in Lindstrom. More than 30 local businesses helped sponsor the annual event. Proceeds of the Loppet went to Virginia Elizabeth [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Let athletes decide if club sports are the right fit for them Two weeks ago, my 18-year-old sister, Annie, and her Northern Lights club volleyball teammates competed at the Girls Junior National Championships for volleyball at the Minneapolis Convention Center, a gathering of the top club volleyball teams in the nation. Halfway through the first [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

by Jeff Weaver If I had to describe the perfect day to go walleye fishing, it would go something like this: There would be a nice cloud cover with no precipitation, the wind would be from the southwest, creating a manageable walleye chop, and the water temperatures would still be cool enough to support my [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Gay brings home medals from Special Olympics On Friday, June 13, police and Transportation Security Administration agents escorted 61 athletes and 18 coaches from around the state through the halls of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as they began their journey to the 2014 USA Games for Special Olympics in New Jersey. In the airport, [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

DNR offers new parks program this weekend DNR News Release Learn how to shoot a bow during an Archery in the Parks program on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 at Wild River State Park. With archers figuring prominently in blockbuster movies like The Hunger Games, The Avengers and Brave, these free programs at [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow