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by Syl Marking The 40th anniversary of the North Branch Lions combined with the 25th anniversary of the Lioness Club brought more than 90 area club members and guests to Main Street Church on Saturday for an evening of memories and celebration. “Our whole goal is to help people who are a little le...Read More
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Public safety professionals from the North Branch Police Department, Lakes Region EMS and the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office were paired with area youth Thursday morning for a back-to-school shopping spree. The event, organized by the Salvation Army, was held at Shopko in North Branch, one of 11 ...Read More
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Harris man, last seen in Panama, has been missing for almost two months— Harris resident Bob Ehlert hasn’t been seen or heard from since mid June. The last people who reportedly talked to him were a pair of sailing friends who were working on his boat outside Panama City. Ehlert, a Chisago Count...Read More
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Stacy Daze came and went over the weekend of Aug. 3, bringing out the Stacy-Lent community to enjoy under sunny skies a classic car show, softball tournaments, music, a water fight, a 5K fun run, disc golf, the grand parade and fireworks. All of these events were sponsored and organized by the Stacy...Read More
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As parents prepare to send their youngsters back to school this fall, shootings in schools may have them wondering if Minnesota school buildings are safe? Those in the know say school buildings are very safe, but while there are crisis plans in place in most buildings, there’s no guarantee that al...Read More
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Well-established group still working to improve programming at Wild River State Park Close to 30 years ago, Friends of Wild River State Park was a group of just three members. Now, that organization totals around 200 with a board of directors that numbers 15. The group works to enhance programming a...Read More
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Left to right: Kaylynn and Kyra Shepard, 4 and 3-year-old sisters, were energized by the music of the Sweethearts Dinner Band during the Concerts in the Park: a Hometown Celebration concert at Central Park in North Branch Thursday. The band played for about two hours July 25. Photos by Derrick Knuts...Read More
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