Minnesota

On the morning of Thanksgiving, my wife and I saw a woman out running in shorts and a T-shirt. In the next hour or so, we spotted a bevy of pavement-traversing enthusiasts enjoying the balmy weather. Thinking this might be a record breaker of a day in terms of warmth, I grabbed only a thin [...]

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To the Editor: Shakespeare said a rose by any other name still smells as sweet. This doesn’t work in Minnesota, however. The proposed Constitutional amendments by any other title still stink. Let’s grant rights, not take them away. Twyla Ring, North Branch 

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There will be an informational meeting for kids 4th – 8th grades who wish to join the 4-H Robotics Team on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wyoming at 6:30 p.m. Teams typically meet twice a week from August until the State Competition in December.  Judging at the competition is based [...]

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Jerda A. Klund, age 103, of North Branch, died on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Ecumen North Branch. Jerda was born on June 27, 1909 at Fargo, North Dakota to parents, Edward and Alma (Anderson) Hallberg.  She attended Fairmount, North Dakota schools where she graduated. She married Malcolm Klund in 1928 at Duluth, Minnesota.  She [...]

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Warren and Mary Ann Johnson honored by 2012 Century Farm recognition By Jon Tatting For 134 years, a certain farm in Harris has withstood the test of time and is now being rewarded for it. The farm, owned by Warren H. and Mary Ann Johnson, is among the 144 Minnesota farms being recognized this summer [...]

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By Jon Tatting Rush City’s newest business, Dollar General, held a soft opening for customers and members of the curious public on Wednesday, July 4. A formal opening is expected soon at the store, located just east of Holiday Stationstore near Interstate 35. The inventory at Dollar General includes a little bit of everything, such [...]

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