Each day, roughly 160,000 students don’t go to school because they are bullied, teased or harassed. Student bullying is also a concern in Rush City, according to surveys done earlier this year by students, parents and staff. In an effort to address the issue, Rush City High School is presenting Rachel’s Challenge to students and [...]
By MaryHelen Swanson— Last Thursday, as part of a nearly 5 hour meeting, the North Branch school board and large audience heard an update by high school assistant principal Glen Stevens on the D3 initiative, which allows and encourages students to utilize their personal digital devices to enhance their learning in school. High school student [...]
North Branch Auxiliary to Post 85 will meet Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall. They will be putting together boxes for the troops. Anyone who would like to donate items put them in the box in the hall by the kitchen. If you have an address of a troop, leave it [...]
By MaryHelen Swanson— The small group of educators and parents gathered at the Isanti Middle School last Tuesday, March 27, was encouraged to do several things: keep an open mind, listen to the facts and become a fierce advocate for their children’s education. Knowing that area school districts are funded at a much lower level [...]
The meeting of Vennelag, Sons of Norway, will start at 7 p.m. at the Lindstrom Community Center on Tuesday, March 20. Join the Norskies and enjoy a slide presentation by Leonard Wirth from Cambridge who will tell about his journey to Denmark and Norway. Guests are always welcome and especially new members.
The North Chisago Historical Society will meet Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Rushseba Town Hall. As March is Women’s History Month, the group will remember and honor the late Sally Moulton, who with her husband owned and operated Moulton’s roller rink beginning in the late 1940s. The public is invited.