Letters to the editor
To the editor Not long after mayoral candidate Theresa Furman was reelected to the North Branch City Council in 2012, she and new councilor Joyce Borchardt began working with Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan about disbanding the award-winning North Branch Police Department and contracting with the...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
To the editor I am shocked to find out only now, by watching KARE 11 News and FOX 9 News about the Superior Silica Sands hauling and dumping sand through our town. I was unaware of the full impact it would have on people’s lives here in North Branch. I have some concerns which are: [...]...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
To the editor I attended the North Branch City Council work session this evening, where Superior Silica Sands made a presentation to the Council on their proposed operation in North Branch on the ESSBY land. Superior plans on transporting frac sand from their facility in Barron, Wis. to North Branch...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
To the editor Last Thursday, the NBAPS school board voted to approve the 2014-15 budget, which included a recommendation for a return to a five-day week. Many have asked why not stay with a four-day week since it is working so well and saved money. Four years ago, when the school district moved to a...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
To the editor In response to Mr. Kampa’s letter. I admit, I like the idea of having a commuter train that could bring people from North Branch, Cambridge and Isanti to the cities or Duluth. Imagine going to a concert, sporting event or even shopping and then not having to worry about the traffic g...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
To the editor Sen. Sean Nienow’s biography found on his Senate website identifies him as fiscally responsible with a high priority for common sense money management.   It is further reported he is committed to being “thoughtful, prudent and disciplined with our tax dollars.” This description ...Read More
facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow