Audience members could clap, sing-along, whistle, and enjoy the music when local musician Nancy Conger performed at the January Arts RX concert in North Branch at the North Country Coffee shop Jan. 22. When people arrived, We R Able Coordinator Valorie Arrowsmith asked them to indicate how they felt...Read More
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Auxiliary announces four new scholarships in 2015 The Fairview Lakes Auxiliary will award 18 scholarships totaling $18,000 to graduating high school seniors and returning adult students through its annual health care scholarship award program. Applications are open and must be submitted on or before...Read More
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Kids’ poetry contest The Friends of the North Branch Area Library is announcing its fourth annual poetry contest. The contest is open to students in kindergarten through grade 12. There will be three entry brackets: elementary, middle, and high school. A $25 grand prize will be awarded to the winn...Read More
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Fairview’s Lani Freeman soon to retire Lani Freeman lives her life by three mottos: This too shall pass, live in the present, and do what comes next. The third aphorism might be the one she’ll be utilizing the most soon, as she transitions into the next stage of her life. A few years short of [....Read More
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Woman finding homes for five abandoned kittens When Debrah Burnight and her sister were returning from an afternoon of shopping in Cambridge Oct. 23 of last year, Burnight suggested the two take the scenic drive home. When they passed through the Goose Lake Narrows area, Burnight, of Rush City, spot...Read More
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Opportunity knocks in the restaurant and food service industry for ProStart culinary students at North Branch, Cambridge-Isanti high schools Local high school students are getting a jump-start on an industry all about restaurants, food service and hospitality through no ordinary culinary program. It...Read More
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