by Brielle Bredsten [email protected] What started as one row of flowers has blossomed into over 250 peony bushes for Isanti resident Beverly Medvecky. Years ago, a family member was moving from Fridley and invited her to dig up some plants from their yard. She arrived with a flower box t...Read More
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The North Branch City Council at its June 23 meeting approved a $7,000 sanitary sewer rate study but chose to not spend an additional $3,000 on a storm sewer rate study. Council Member Theresa Furman asked Finance Director Richard Hill if the city has enough money in its sewer fund to cover the stor...Read More
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The NBAPS School Board approved revisions to the district’s current year budget at its meeting June 25, and it accepted the 2015-16 budget unanimously. Director of Finance and Human Resources Randi Johnson explained to the board that next year’s revenues could fall about $1 million short of proj...Read More
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I had a history teacher in high school who had a saying for all of his classes at the beginning of each semester — it sticks with me to this day: “I’m not interested in what you believe; I’m interested in what you know.” I think his aim in telling us that was to be [...]...Read More
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Two youth leaders of the Northern Lights 4-H Club in North Branch want people to join a recycling effort beginning this year at the Chisago County Fairgrounds. Cadence Eischens, 14, of Stacy, and Sam Goulet, 15, of North Branch, are leading the way in Operation Golden Pride Recycling. Under their cl...Read More
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Despite a request by Mayor Kirsten Hagen-Kennedy, the North Branch City Council June 23 chose not to release a fact-finding report related to the censure of Hagen-Kennedy and Council Member Kathy Blomquist. “Both Council Member Blomquist and I have released our affidavits in response to questions ...Read More
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