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By Derrick Knutson Someone partook in some end-of-the-summer shenanigans, vandalizing three North Branch Schools Aug. 19. North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer said a vehicle drove across a soccer field at Sunrise Elementary, ripping up grass – the same type of vandalism also occurred at the North B...Read More
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By Derrick Knutson  Nancy Hoffman, Chisago County’s new Housing and Redevelopment/Economic Development Authorities director has only been on the job for about a month, but she’s hit the ground running. Hoffman, 50, said former HRA/EDA director Chris Eng, who recently took a job in Duluth as tha...Read More
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By Jon Tatting Brent Stavig wants students to be proud of the culture at Rush City High School. He knows he has to earn the trust of the school and community. Stavig expressed these words and more shortly after the school board hired him as the new high school principal last spring. It’s his first...Read More
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A thick fog wasn’t the only cloud over North Branch as school started today. During first hour at North Branch Middle School, students learned that grief counseling would be available should anyone need to talk about the passing of beloved 6th-grade teacher Michael Lizotte. The school district...Read More
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Photo by Derrick Knutson – Thick fog greeted students on their way to the first day of school in the area, which leads to this reminder: School is back in session! Watch out for the children, especially those walking to school, and be aware of school bus stop arm laws. School Bus Stop Arm Viol...Read More
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