activities

Concerts in the Park return Concerts in the Park: a Hometown Celebration, are held Thursday evenings starting July 12 at 7 p.m. in Central Park, North Branch. For the next five weeks, this series features a variety of family-friendly music. Arrive by 6:45 p.m. to enjoy “Story Time” with friends who want to share their […]

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Volunteer rendezvous Participate in a workshop on Saturday, June 16 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) that will focus half on training and preparing volunteers for work in state parks and half on prairie restoration techniques. The day will conclude with a guided walk through the prairie by Dave Crawford. Past, present and future volunteers and […]

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Tour the Folsom House The tour guides at the Folsom House Historic Site are getting ready to welcome visitors Memorial weekend. Opening the same weekend is the Taylors Falls Historical Society’s Visitors’ Center in the lower level of the historic depot, now the Taylors Falls Memorial Community Center. Tickets for the Folsom House will be sold […]

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Wild River State Park has packed away the snowshoes, skis and maple syruping supplies and is ready for the summer. Several activities and volunteer opportunities are fast approaching, so plan ahead and mark your calendars: Native Plant Sale: Sunday, May 20 (9 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Wild River State Park Visitor Center Landscape Photography Workshop […]

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By MaryHelen Swanson— Thursday night, April 12, the North Branch school board unanimously decided to accept an invitation to join the Mississippi 8 Conference and will be leaving the North Suburban Conference. Superintendent Dr. Deb Henton received the invitation from James Johnson, superintendent of Monticello Public Schools in February. Along with North Branch, others invited […]

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