The Wildlife Science Center in Columbus welcomed several litters of wolf puppies into the world last spring, and they have become a part of Duke University’s groundbreaking work on viewing dog and wolf intelligence. The pups are about to become television celebrities, too, as they will star in National Geographic Wild’s program featuring Dr. Brian [...]

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The noise from thousands of rounds of gunfire during weekend mounted shooting events at a site off Poor Farm Road in Sunrise Township was just too much for people who lived near the site to bear. Sunrise Township officials and the Chisago County Planning Commission were also against the activity, recommending to the County Board [...]

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Part three in a three-part series For many people, gardening can be a relaxing pastime.Digging one’s hands in the soil and feeling the sun, warm on the shoulders and neck, can be a form of catharsis. Gardeners rummage around their plants, crouched over weeding or sowing seeds for years, but as time goes by, knees [...]

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The Rush City School Board, in wanting to be sensitive to citizen taxpayers while adequately meeting district staffing, building, curriculum and technology needs, chose one of three options to increase the levy for 2015-16. After reviewing levy increases of $150, $300 or $424 per student, the board on a 5-1 vote approved the option that [...]

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From the American Cancer Society Brittany Peterson, of North Branch, was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2012, and was one of the youngest people in Minnesota diagnosed with this cancer with no history of risk factors, such as a family history, and no environmental risks or habits, such as smoking. With the support of her [...]

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Stacy Lions Club representatives Jerry Schroeder and Dan Eberle are working on obtaining the necessary permissions for Stacy residents to down a few brews during Stacy Daze, Aug. 1-3. The Lions presented their plan for a beer garden in Lions Park. Schroeder explained the beer garden boundaries, outlining an area encompassing nearly one side of [...]

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