Sports
Numerous North Branch-area runners participated in Grandma’s Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on Saturday, June 20. Listed below are local runners who finished the Duluth event. North Branch Casey Hovland, 19 1:26:24 Half Marathon Amanda Roy, 26 1:48:52 Half Marathon Tricia Montbrian...Read More
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Desiree’s Dance Studio of North Branch racked up the awards at the Midwest Starz National Dance Competition June 17-21 at the Kalahari Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells. The local studio, which features dancers from North Branch, Chisago, Cambridge, Rush City, Stacy, Pine City, Wyoming and Fore...Read More
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North Branch Area Public Schools recently announced that Corey McKinnon has been hired to replace Brett Carlson as activities-community education director. McKinnon, of Lindstrom, has 13 years of teaching experience in health and physical education. Following a two-year stint at Mora, McKinnon has w...Read More
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As you may have noted in a separate press release, we are so pleased to welcome Cory McKinnon to the position of activities/community education director. Corey comes to us from Chisago Lakes and brings a variety of talents to the position. Another change occurring this summer is the loss of Nicole W...Read More
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Young to take part in USFS opening ceremony show Courtney Young began skating at 9 years old. Seven years later, she was chosen to represent a promising group of Minnesotan skaters at the U.S. Prudential National Championships in January 2016. Young and her mom, Michelle, applied for the honor a mon...Read More
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Spring sports athletes and coaches were commended for the level of competitiveness they showed during this year’s North Branch Area High School spring sports season. Here, the coaches and some of their players pose for a photo after they all shook hands with the school board members at the board m...Read More
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by Ron Anlauf Guest Columnist There are a lot of different and effective ways to catch walleyes. Techniques vary by location and by season most of the time. One of the exceptions may be a surprise and includes the famous Jigging Rap from Rapala, which has a reputation for provoking and catching tons...Read More
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