The Rush City Education Foundation allowed students an education beyond the classroom, thanks in part to awarding $2,537 in grants and more than $3,000 in scholarships over the past school year. Matt Meissner, president of the Education Foundation, summarized the group’s grant and scholarship awards through 2013-14 during the Oct. 16 Rush City School Board [...]

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Several students have been coming to the morning session the past week, and they are working hard to improve their grades. The process has been successful in keeping students eligible in their extra-curricular activities, with only two who have been ineligible for an event during their activity. This review of the new academic eligibility plan, [...]

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Over the years I have written often about wonderful partnerships between the school district and the community that create untold opportunities for our students. It is my distinct pleasure to write about that topic once again. As some of you may already know, the Air Force will begin offering a Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps [...]

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Vikings fall in first round, 2-1 On Thursday, Oct. 9, the North Branch girls soccer team ended its 2014 section quest. The ninth-seeded Vikings hit the road to face eighth-seeded Proctor in the opening round of Section 7A playoffs and lost a narrow 2-1 game under the direction of interim head coach Kandi Stragey, who [...]

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Rinke, Ramberg, Belland earn conference honors Three North Branch runners earned honors at the Mississippi 8 Conference race at Buffalo Heights Golf Course last Thursday, while 14 Vikings recorded personal best times on the year, despite a hilly course. Sophomore Rhianna Rinke led North Branch for the girls, recording a second-place finish overall out of [...]

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Viking football falls at home The North Branch football team closed its regular season while hosting Big Lake last Wednesday night. The Vikings fell 48-19 on their home gridiron, making them 2-6 overall on the season. North Branch earned the fifth seed in Section 4AAAA and traveled to play fourth-seeded St. Paul Harding on Tuesday [...]

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