A group of high school students from the East Central Minnesota region gained an appreciation of the real world through a summer work experience that taught them all about teamwork, leadership, problem solving, clocking in on time and other important job skills. And they got paid, another first for many of the teenagers who completed [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Local families got up close and personal with a few friendly and hardly usual bugs at Irving and John Anderson County Park’s annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 13. A crowd of about 50 adults and children attended the presentation by Bruce the Bug Guy, who brought a live millipede, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and even [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

NB beats Princeton, Schall scores game-winning goal The Viking soccer boys bounced back from losses to Cambridge-Isanti and Buffalo last week to place second of four teams at a tournament in Becker over the weekend. North Branch faced Princeton in a tight Game 1 on Saturday and came away with a 2-1 victory with the [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Rinke clinches top finish, Ramberg places second overall Both the North Branch boys and girls cross-country squads earned second place at their home invite behind Pine City last Thursday at the North Branch Golf Course. Sophomore Rhianna Rinke recorded another top finish on the season as the leader in the girls’ division with a time [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

NB volleyball sweeps Princeton, Rogers The North Branch volleyball girls followed up a week of sweeps of Princeton and Rogers last week with a third-place finish at the squad’s home tournament on Saturday. The Vikings hosted eight teams at the invite and started things off strong with a 25-16, 25-12 win over White Bear Lake [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow