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Rush City, North Branch teachers share how they bring students closer to Martin Luther King Jr. and his message It’s a federal holiday that celebrates the life and achievements of one of the most influential American civil rights leaders in history. And while students had the day off in observance of this annual holiday, Martin Luther King [...]

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Rush City and North Branch schools initiated a “modified lockdown” Monday as a precautionary response to an individual of concern who may have been in the Rush City area. Neither the school districts nor authorities are releasing any specifics at this time about the individual at issue, other than “it was a person who was [...]

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To the editor Dear Mr. Nathan, My name is David. I am a home-educated seventh grader in the North Branch School District. I was reading your article on “What advice do you have for caring educators?” and thought I would write a few suggestions from my perspective as a student. First, this young teacher might [...]

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There was some bright fire, but nobody was blinded by science Friday night during “Detention Debut,” a variety show North Branch Area Schools staff performed for students and others who packed Edelstein Auditorium. The show was a mix of comedy, music, dancing, juggling and even some pies in the faces of high school Principal Coleman [...]

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If you were unable to attend our “Celebration” celebration last Thursday at the Sunrise River School, you missed a truly wonderful event. Students sang the national anthem in front of a large audience in the Sunrise Cafeteria, and school board chair Kim Salo, principal Jason Hartmann, and I talked about the great work happening not [...]

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With pom-poms, posters, and a heavy dose of school spirit, North Branch Area High School students greeted Sunrise River School students Friday morning, Feb. 1 to kick off “I Love to Read” month. Students brought positive messages to their younger counterparts about the value of reading. High school students will return to Sunrise over the [...]

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