North Branch City Council

A new, 20-lot subdivision will likely be built in North Branch in the not-too-distant future. The City Council, minus members Theresa Furman and Joyce Borchardt, who were absent for the meeting, unanimously approved a preliminary plat for the development at its June 23 meeting. Ken Roberts, city planner, said the development would consist of lots [...]

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North Branch Mayor Ron Lindquist made it very clear at Monday’s City Council meeting that he and other officials from North Branch will be trying to convince Superior Silica Sands to renege on its decision to not build a trans-loading station in the city’s ESSBY Business Park. Superior Silica Sands had been working closely with [...]

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To the editor Here’s your chance. If you want to see a change in the North Branch City Council, consider running or if you know someone encourage them to run. The dates for filing your intentions are: May 20 to June 3 We need more people involved who actually listen to the people. The elected [...]

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The city of North Branch is hoping a potential sale of acreage in the Lucht’s Crossing neighborhood could lead to a quicker cleanup of the remnants of the Green Acres County Care Center, which was demolished about three years ago when homes were beginning to be constructed in the area. As part of the original [...]

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Superior Silica Sand, a frac sand operation, has submitted a letter of intent to purchase 40 acres of land in North Branch’s ESSBY Business Park off 400th Street. At the North Branch City Council meeting Monday, City Administrator Bridgitte Konrad said a purchase agreement with the business is likely months away. Before that time, the [...]

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Barb Nelson, the president of the Chisago Board on Aging, came before the North Branch City Council Monday night requesting $4,200 for the Chisago County Senior Center, which is housed at Uptown Maple Commons in the city. She didn’t get the exact amount she was asking for, but she came away with $1,500. Nelson said [...]

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