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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 Branch Area Middle School soccer field. A porta-potty [...]

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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 that municipality’s Director of Business and Economic Development, had [...]

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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 [...]

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