North Branch
Numerous North Branch-area runners participated in Grandma’s Marathon and the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on Saturday, June 20. Listed below are local runners who finished the Duluth event. North Branch Casey Hovland, 19 1:26:24 Half Marathon Amanda Roy, 26 1:48:52 Half Marathon Tricia Montbrian...Read More
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An open house on the proposed Highway 95 and Grand Avenue roundabout was held in North Branch Tuesday at Sunrise River Elementary School. The project construction is anticipated to be May to September, 2016. The intersection of Highway 95 and Grand Avenue is currently a four-way-stop intersection. I...Read More
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North Branch American Legion Post and Auxiliary Unit 85 are sponsoring two young men and two young women at Minnesota Boys and Girls State. Attending Girls State June 7-12 at St. Thomas University in St. Paul are Tiana Lenzmeier and Dana Olson. Attending Boys State June 14-20 at Southwestern Univers...Read More
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Tim Marion, the area wildlife supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, came to the Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting June 3 to request board approval of DNR land acquisitions near North Branch and Harris. Marion said the DNR has been working on obtaining the parcel n...Read More
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A new folk dance group, which will focus on the type of dancing performed when the first immigrants settled in the East Central Minnesota area, is starting in North Branch. Participants will learn circle dances and then perform them at local festivities. There is no charge to be part of this group. ...Read More
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by Rachel Kytonen [email protected] Three local men are facing several felony charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place near Pine City by the Snake River Dam. The following were charged before Judge James Reuter in Pine County District Court on April 29: Joshua Wo...Read More
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