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One North Branch neighborhood is taking a stand against the vandals who have become an ongoing problem since more than a dozen vehicles were damaged in a single night this month. Around 30 residents from Kate’s Estate, a neighborhood about a mile south of downtown North Branch on County Road 30, gathered for an initial […]

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A North Branch man has pleaded guilty to felony assault and theft charges stemming from incidents that occurred last year. James Lonsdale Artig III, 29, pleaded guilty to fourth degree assault in connection with a Dec. 15 incident and felony theft, spanning from July 1 through Oct. 21, at a court hearing Feb. 21 in […]

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On Jan. 20 at 7:34 p.m., Chisago County deputies responded to Tim’s Country Cupboard in Stacy on a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. As deputies arrived in the area, a search began for the suspect, who was described as wearing a tan jacket, a red ski mask, dark snowmobile pants and […]

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A North Branch police officer sprained an ankle and experienced frostbite while in pursuit of a man who allegedly assaulted and attempted to flee the officer on foot. James Lonsdale Artig III, 29, of North Branch, was charged by complaint with felony fourth-degree assault, gross misdemeanor providing false information to police and fleeing a police […]

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In another case, NB man gets 3 years in prison for assault on utility worker A former deputy county assessor for Chisago County stands accused of fraudulently altering the records on her own property, thus lowering the property taxes owed on the property, while on the job in 2011. Catherine Genevieve Arth, 59, of Forest […]

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