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To the editor We recently saw Representative Bob Barrett’s new campaign brochure. It has four pages with a lot of pictures, imagine our surprise when we opened it up and there we are in a picture with Representative Barrett and other union laborers and skilled trade union members. We were meeting with Representative Barrett about [...]

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To the editor We want to respond to the comments the North Branch EDA Board made in reference to those who signed petitions and spoke out against the Superior Silica Sand development. Many of us thoroughly researched the matter and spoke to people who live in communities that have undergone a similar development.  Accordingly, we [...]

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To the editor Community Partnership’s Youth FIRST Club has finished another successful year of serving kids in Chisago and Isanti Counties. Youth FIRST Club is an after school program that Community Partnership with Youth & Families has been running since 1998. The purpose of this program is to provide youth with a safe, structured, fun [...]

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To the editor Here’s your chance. If you want to see a change in the North Branch City Council, consider running or if you know someone encourage them to run. The dates for filing your intentions are: May 20 to June 3 We need more people involved who actually listen to the people. The elected [...]

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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 to be loaded onto rail [...]

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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 getting [...]

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