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Last year was a good year for building in the city of North Branch. At Monday’s City Council meeting, North Branch building official Rich Meyer told the council 41 single-family units — which include houses and townhomes — were constructed in the city last year. That’s the most the city has seen in a single [...]

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On May 24, Congressman Rick Nolan led a bus tour of Highway 70 in southern Pine County. The road is one of the major thoroughfares to Wisconsin, and is in rough shape. The purpose of the tour was to raise awareness of the need for major construction on the road. The Minnesota Department of Transportation [...]

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Road construction crews working on the Highway 95/County Road 30 intersection in North Branch unearthed a bit of history Friday, July 20. While digging under the sidewalk near Pizza Hut, they came across an old wagon wheel. Randy Houle, superintendent for C.W. Houle out of Shoreview, said workers found the wheel about three feet down. [...]

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