An 11-year-old boy from North Branch has died after a vehicle struck him while he and his father had been out for a walk Thursday evening, Aug. 21, near their residence on Fill Avenue near 375th Street. According to North Branch Police, officers were dispatched to the crash at about 8:12 p.m. and found Dallas [...]

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An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition following a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian last night on Fill Avenue near 375th Street in North Branch. According to a press release from North Branch Police: Police officers were dispatched to the crash at about 8:12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. When officers arrived, they found the [...]

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For many people who’ve played youth or college sports, especially ones that involve repeated contact like football or hockey, having one’s “bell rung” isn’t all that uncommon of an occurrence. Scott Ahrenholz, a sports medicine physician from Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center in Wyoming, said about one in 10 sports injuries are concussions. He and [...]

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Local ‘Rat Rod’ builders looking to defend national title   Visitors to just about any classic car show will see a lot of the same thing: a myriad of decades-old, shiny, spotless muscle cars. The owners of these cars will normally answer questions for those giving them a glance, but there’s often an unspoken rule [...]

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When Sunrise River Elementary School Principal Lori Zimmerman approached the NBAPS School Board to introduce one of the school’s newest staff members Aug. 14, she said she was “so excited” to have her on board. The new staff member is Amy Worden, and she’s the school’s new assistant principal. Zimmerman told the board of Worden’s [...]

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