North Branch Rotary

If a person happened to visit North Branch Rotary at the AmericInn partway through the club’s weekly meeting Oct. 15, he or she might have been a tad confused upon seeing a flamboyantly dressed woman belting out a reverberating song and twirling a black feather boa. That woman was the 2014 Klondike Kate, portrayed by [...]

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The 12th annual North Branch Rotary glow ball golf tournament starts at 8:45 p.m. Aug. 8 at Falcon Ridge Golf Course in Stacy. The dinner will be at 6 p.m. There is a limit of 18 teams. Each team will consist of four players in this best-ball, scramble format. The cost is $35 per person. [...]

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January trip focused on forming a sister park relationship— Bob and Jeanne Walz and Dan and Nancy DeWan got to miss a portion of Minnesota’s extra-frigid winter this year when they traveled to Costa Rica Jan. 9-19. Costa Rica is undoubtedly a great place to escape weeks of subzero temperatures, but this trip was not simply [...]

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Pedro Lisboa, North Branch Rotary’s foreign exchange student from Brazil, is getting a taste of what it means to be a Minnesotan. He just completed his first term at North Branch Area High School — he earned straight A’s — and he’s quickly learning about American culture from his experiences at school, at the homes [...]

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Nearing graduation can be a daunting time in any student’s life, especially if that student has experienced struggles throughout high school. There are numerous reasons why grades aren’t as high as they could be for some students. Perhaps life at home is a distraction, or maybe school isn’t challenging enough. Some students might just need [...]

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    Dozens of people braved the seven-degree temperatures at Fish Lake Saturday to partake in the fourth-annual North Branch Rotary Polar Plunge. The event was organized as a fundraiser for numerous local organizations. Photos by Derrick Knutson

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