There was a changing of the guard at the Monday night North Branch City Council meeting. Former council member Ron Lindquist took his oath of office as mayor, council member Theresa was sworn in for another term and new council member Joyce Borchardt joined the council. Due to Lindquist winning the mayor’s seat, his former [...]
The Almelund Threshing Show is over for another year. Each year a tractor is raffled off and this year’s lucky winner was Duane Damm of Lindstrom, who was very excited with the prize. Slide show of the event coming soon.
It was hot, hot, hot in Rush City Monday as this commercial thermometer shows. A drive by the sign at 7:30 p.m. showed it was still reading 100 degrees. In North Branch, the bank sign was a cool 98 degrees. Cool down coming, but looks like it will heat up for the weekend again.
North Branch freshman track athlete Madison Kunshier fell short of advancing to the state finals when she placed 15th with a time of 1:01.02 in the 400m dash in the State High School Track and Field Championship preliminaries last Friday.
Get a jump start on the 2012 race season by registering for the 7th Annual Chisago Lakes Half Iron & Sprint Triathlon, set for Sunday, July 22, and the Chisago Lakes Kids Triathlon, which is scheduled for 9 a.m. July 21. Both events will take place at Paradise Park. “The Chisago Lakes Triathlon has proven [...]