Q: I want to go on a paddling trip this spring, but don’t have time to go to the Boundary Waters. Any suggestions? A: The DNR manages the first and largest water trails system in the nation. Water trails are recreational routes on waterways that are managed for canoeing, kayaking, boating and camp...Read More
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Children from North Branch and surrounding areas came to Ecumen Saturday for an Easter egg hunt, organized by the senior care facility and the North Branch Lions Club. Photos by Derrick Knutson...Read More
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To the editor Representative Rick Nolan wants us to consider the cost of our continued involvement in the Middle East. So far, over 6,700 brave American men and women have died fighting a war we cannot win; more than 57,000 have sustained injuries. According to the Watson Institute at Brown Universi...Read More
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Youth in fourth through eighth grades are invited to the fun-filled, hands-on Engineer It challenge from 1-4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at Braham Area High School. Participants can imagine, plan, build, test and modify original designs in a series of workshops. They will learn how people are affected b...Read More
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I hope all of you had a wonderful spring break! It’s always nice when the weather cooperates for at least a couple of those days. As you are likely already aware, North Branch Area Public Schools has been hard at work this year looking at, and improving, its response to bullying. This effort was u...Read More
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The North Branch baseball team opened its 2015 spring season last Thursday with a road trip south to Faribault for a cross-conference matchup. The Mississippi 8 Conference Vikings team lost to the Falcons of the Big Nine Conference with a score of 4-3. North Branch trailed 3-1 heading into the final...Read More
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