by Kathy Tomlinson Contributing Writer Traveling through Chisago County this week, residents may catch a glimpse of Reece Almendinger making his way through the countryside to celebrate Braham’s 25th annual Pie Day. Almendinger will start his journey on Wednesday, July 30, at the Scandia-based Gammelgården Museum, where he is employed as an intern. Over the [...]

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The 58th annual Almelund Threshing Show will begin Aug. 8, featuring all sorts of tractors, attractions and a whole lot more. The show continues to attract people of all generations from across the country and even internationally. It has become a place of summer destination for those who enjoy all things tractors, threshing, country life [...]

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A honor roll 6th grade Anderson, Garrett; Anderson, Katie; Armistead, Joshua; Blackwell, Georg; Bollman, Olivia; Bovitz, Kaleb; Bunes, Megan; Coen, Aeson; Doohen, Noah; Dronen, Emerson; Dufeck, Isabelle; Eastman, Clint; Fairbanks, Grace; Frich, David; Goranson, Jacob; Greene, Olivia; Guerin, Casey; Hadrava, Haley; Harrington, Kailee; Heimer, Grace; Holmberg, Ellie; Horsfall, Jules; Hosch, Nicholas; Houle, Ethan; Hoveland, Daniel; [...]

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For some writers, the ability to capture a reader’s attention and hold it, page by page, is almost intrinsic. That’s how it’s been for Brian Freeman from a young age. “I’ve been writing my whole life,” he said. “I wrote my first full-length novel when I was 13. It’s been my passion and my dream, [...]

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Assistant Chisago County Attorney Ryan M. Flynn has been named to the 2013 Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety DWI Enforcer All-Star team for his expertise and leadership in the prosecution of alcohol-related incidents and his overall efforts to prevent alcohol-related crashes resulting tragedies. He prosecuted 228 drunken driving offenders in 2013. [...]

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B honor roll 6th grade Abler, Theresa;  Apel, Sage;  Beck, Glenn;  Benedict, Emily; Bodsberg, Kayla;  Chaklos, Mitchell;  Cheever, Camryn; Croal, Mykaila;  Crowell, Reese;  DeMars, Melina; Fabini, Luke;  Fanth, Kendra;  Frahs, Abigail;  Gibbons, Zachary;  Glaser, Lilliann;  Hall, Jamie;  Hartfiel, Hunter;  Hatch, Caleb;  Heavey, Nia; Hesch, Grace;  Hink, Laura;  House, Lane;  Inman, Jonathan;  Iverson, Jeremy;  Jaques, Emily;  [...]

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