Sports

The Fairview Lakes Auxiliary has brought back the popular Tee Up Charity Golf event that benefitted hospice services for more than 23 years. The new 18-hole scramble starts at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the Chisago Lakes Golf Course in Lindstrom. Golfers of all abilities are encouraged to enter. Participants may sign up as [...]

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North Branch Golf Course member Lonnie Gay recently scored the course’s first hole in one of the season. It was scored on hole No. 2, which is a par 3. Members Dennis and Norma Flaherty witnessed the 186-yard ace.    

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by Steve Carney As we head into late July and early August, now our thoughts turn to the transition from open water fishing to the upcoming hunting seasons, which are just weeks away. As I continue fishing at this time, I am also doing my planning and equipping in preparation for the hunting seasons, which [...]

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The North Branch Benchwarmers softball team took first place over the weekend at the Lionette’s Tournament in Stacy. The North Branch squad, which features athletes grades 7-9, went undefeated at 4-0 on their way to the title. Front row: Maryssa Poplin, Ariel Corbett and Ashley Fairbanks. Middle row:  coach Jim Nagle, Mackenzie Hicks, Madisyn Askvig, [...]

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The 12th annual North Branch Rotary glow ball golf tournament starts at 8:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Stacy. The dinner will be at 6 p.m. There is a limit of 18 teams. Each team will consist of four players in this best-ball, scramble format. The cost is $35 per person. [...]

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Hunters and trappers can apply for the 2014 wolf season beginning Friday, Aug. 1, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced. A total of 3,800 hunting and trapping licenses will be available, 500 more licenses than last year’s seasons. The statewide target harvest of wolves is 250, 30 more than last year. The early season [...]

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