I-35

A 25-year-old Lake Elmo, Minn., woman has been accused of illegally possessing a firearm and prescription pills while attempting to use another’s identity during an early morning traffic stop in Wyoming. Kamy Gwen Dexter was arrested at 2:33 a.m. Thursday, March 27, and subsequently charged with being an ineligible person in possession of a pistol […]

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It’s not every day a baby is born on the Interstate 35 southbound on-ramp at North Branch. But that’s exactly what happened on Halloween morning when two Lakes Region EMS personnel helped deliver a baby girl in the back of their ambulance. Paramedic Kirk Winkelman and emergency medical technician Nicole Lundeen, along with North Branch […]

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The driver who was killed in Wednesday’s rollover crash on I-35 near North Branch has been identified as Joseph A. Kelley, 29, of Harris. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash occurred around 5:22 a.m. when a 1998 Ford Ranger, driven by Kelley, swerved to miss a deer while heading southbound on I-35. The […]

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Seven members of the North Branch Lions Club spent a recent Saturday morning picking all sorts of trash along both sides of a 2-mile stretch north of Highway 95. Pictured, from left: Lions Syl Marking, John Dolin, Chris Thoma, Bob Olsen and Mike Fluegel. Also helping was Alex Bates, not pictured, and David Danielson, who […]

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