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Northwoods Humane Society (NHS) has provided many services to Chisago County, Washington County, and surrounding communities since opening in 2000. They have been there for community members in their times of need, whether they have no other choice but to surrender their beloved pet or they are simp...Read More
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The Refuge Network, a multi-community organization whose primary purpose is to provide supportive services for people who are currently involved or have been involved in an abusive relationship, is hosting its 4th Annual Black Dog Motorcycle Ride to raise money for the organization’s Black Dog Hil...Read More
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World-renowned fresco artist Mark Balma started painting three frescoes on freestanding arches outside St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stacy this week. The blistering heat last week didn’t allow Balma to get a start on the frescoes because the medium used to create the works of art would begin to ...Read More
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Dr. Robert Musgrove, president of Pine Technical College (left), presented a “Mentor” Award to Lion President Mike Fluegel for the club’s many years of donations in supporting the college’s scholarship program. Pine Tech has shown tremendous growth in the years since the Lions donations bega...Read More
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By Jon Tatting The Chisago County Board on June 6 awarded a certificate of appreciation to Lindstrom-based Plastic Products Company, Inc., a family-run business celebrating its 50th anniversary. Accepting the honor were company founder Marlene Smith and her daughters Lori Bjork and Debbie Greenhow d...Read More
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By Derrick Knutson For about 45 years a golden ring lay buried on a parcel of land in North Branch, near the intersection of Highway 95 and County Road 14. When North Branch resident John Peterson found that ring while metal detecting on Memorial Day – covered in just inches of soil – he told [....Read More
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These three girls gathered to reminisce about their graduation from Rush City High School 74 years ago. They were the Class of 1938. The classmates are (l to r): Georgia McKay Gausted, Madelyn Dahlin Doran Zeney, and Evelyn Anderson Dahlberg. Photo supplied...Read More
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