On Dec. 8, Eric Telander was awarded the Minnesota Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts’ Teacher Award. Telander and his wife were present at the MASWCD awards banquet along with supervisors and staff from the Chisago Soil & Water Conservation District to accept the award. Th...Read More
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Kindergarten and fourth grade students at Sunrise River Elementary School in North Branch have teamed up for their annual compassion project in which they have been collecting donations to give to Homeward Bound Animal Rescue of MN and Northwoods Humane Society. This project aligns with the district...Read More
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by Judge Steve Halsey We hear about them all of the time, usually on TMZ or Entertainment Tonight: seemingly-frivolous lawsuits. I just read that a model-contestant who lost on a reality TV show sued one of the show’s judges who found out she had been employed by an “escort service.”  We all ...Read More
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Boys lagging when it comes to motivation in classroom A Stillwater school superintendent is asking a big question: Why do high school girls do better in the classroom than high school boys? Tom Nelson, who has been a superintendent for 20 years, recently wrote a guest column in the Stillwater Gazett...Read More
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Senior Center dance party There will be a Christmas dance party at the North Branch Senior Center, 38790 6th Ave., at 1 p.m. Dec. 18. Come and dance to the music of Chmielewski; Santa will be at the event. There will be door prizes and raffles. Attendees are asked to bring a white elephant gift [......Read More
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Santa Claus brought cheer to children and their families during special events in Rush City and Harris on Saturday, Dec. 6. Rush City choir students sang Christmas carols at various locations in Rush City, where Santa and Mrs. Claus brought a few of their elves and even Frosty the Snowman. In other ...Read More
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