Second Harvest Heartland has a distribution location for the Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors in Chisago County. NAPS provides a 30-to-35-pound box of wholesome food—low in salt and sugar content—that may include canned fruits, and vegetables, juice, dry and shelf stable milk, American c...Read More
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by Joy Oberg Chisago County Master Gardener Starting seeds indoors is a sure cure for the restlessness that plagues gardeners during the off-season. Just follow these basics steps to prevent mistakes, such as damping off or using the wrong seed starting mix, and watch your seedlings — and your sav...Read More
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On Feb. 21, North Branch had two teams participating in the State FIRST Tech Challenge Tournament in Prior Lake. Both teams qualified for this tournament earlier. Team 7288, RoboGlaciers, and Team 7290, Genius, have seventh and eighth grade student members from North Branch Area Middle School. Forty...Read More
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You may have heard about a case where a number of people were charged with misdemeanor trespassing. You may also have heard that they appeared at a meeting of the cCity cCouncil requesting that the mayor and council dismiss the criminal citations. Is this the normal process? It is not. A prosecutor ...Read More
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To the editor Mr. Gene Olson decided against standing for reelection to the Lent Town Board, and therefore ignored the filing deadline. Subsequent to that deadline, many residents asked Mr. Olson to reconsider; Mr. Olson did reconsider and is now running for reelection, necessarily as a write-in can...Read More
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Vikings show strength in depth The North Branch girls basketball team is enjoying a stretch of wins at home after a series of away games against tough opponents. Just two of the Vikings’ last 11 matchups have been at home, with the Vikings recording five losses on the road during that period. Nort...Read More
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