girls state

Sara Schreder-Gomes enjoyed a real-world experience in representing North Branch during this year’s American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. Sponsored by North Branch American Legion Auxiliary Unit 85, Schreder-Gomes joined girls from across Minnesota June 15-20 at St. Thomas University, St. Paul, for a week of learning about government. The girls, who finished their junior […]

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Madeline Alden, from North Branch, shares report on what her experience in government was like A group of local girls got a taste of how government works thanks to North Branch American Legion Auxiliary Unit 85. The auxiliary sponsors Girls State each year at Bethel College where girls from the state of Minnesota meet for a […]

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Rush City High School juniors Alissa Mell and Joey Broding were recently selected to participate in Boys and Girls State. Rush City American Legion Post 93 selected Broding for Boys State, planned for June 9-15 at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Mell was chosen by the Rush City American Legion Auxiliary, as Girls State […]

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By Derrick Knutson Two North Branch Area High School seniors now have a much better idea about how government operates after attending the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program at Bethel College June 10-16. Girls State has been a program of the Auxiliary since 1937, offered to female students who have completed their junior year […]

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Two Rush City High School juniors were recently selected to participate in American Legion Boys and Girls State programs in June. Adam Engel was selected for Boys State by Rush City American Legion Post 93 and Jennifer Tryon was chosen to attend Girls State by the Rush City American Legion Auxiliary. Boys State will be […]

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