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Barck wards off 107 shots on goal over three games The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team couldn’t quite bring down its rival to the east, Chisago Lakes, last Tuesday. But the Fighting Saints put up a fight to pull out a 2-2 tie on the road in Lindstrom. The Saints were the first to [...]...Read More
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Former Viking a key role in MIAC title team Zack Sundly excelled in high school athletics. The North Branch graduate racked up honors, seeing success both on the football field and on the wrestling mat. He saw his name in both the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minneapolis Star Tribune as Athlete of the...Read More
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Fighting Saints 1-2 on season The St. Francis/North Branch girls hockey team hosted Minnehaha in its home opener last Saturday, winning 3-2. This was the third game of the 2014 season for the Fighting Saints after they fell 5-4 to Andover on Thursday, Nov. 6, and 4-1 at Anoka on Saturday, Nov. 8. Ag...Read More
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Heather Pommier, 10, of North Branch, and her father, Jason Pommier, had quite a successful hunting outing Nov. 9. Heather shot this big doe, the first deer she’s ever killed, and Jason bagged this 8-point buck, which weighed 175 pounds field dressed. The buck had a 17 ¼-inch spread. Both deer we...Read More
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Numerous local residents competed in the 2014 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon in early October. Here is a complete listing of the area participants. Harris Daniel Scheff, 33 — 3:34.52 Vicki Courts, 35 — 4:08.48 Jake Cash, 28 — 4:37.19 Maggie Kriz,  24 — 4:48.05 Lindstrom Karin Yukich, 48 —...Read More
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