North Branch

During his report to the Chisago County Board of Commissioners Oct. 15, Chisago County Engineer Joe Triplett said the Minnesota Department of Transportation is looking at constructing two roundabouts in the county in 2016, one of which would be in North Branch. The first roundabout would be at the intersection of highways 95 and 8 [...]

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$2,500 reward offered The North Branch Police Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance in tracking down the person or persons responsible for a burglary and arson fire at the Main Street Center building in North Branch. Deb Heggerston, the landlord of the complex, at 6448 Main St., which has [...]

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Join the community in cheering on the junior vs. senior girls at the annual game at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in Harder Park, under the lights. Local Girl Scouts will have concessions available, via donation, with all proceeds going to the Randy Shaver Tackle Cancer Fund. This event is supported by the NB Quarterback Club, [...]

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People who have driven or walked by the former Nelson’s Market building off Highway 61 in North Branch during the past few weeks have likely noticed increased activity in the area. There’s a dumpster outside, which is being used for the removal of refuse from the building to make way for a new business, Wholesome [...]

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Chisago County Administrator Bruce Messelt said at the board’s Aug. 20 meeting that the county is currently in good financial standing with a bond rating of AA2, but there is a “50-50” chance the county’s bond rating could be downgraded. He explained that the recent downgrades in North Branch’s bond rating and North Branch Water [...]

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An 11-year-old boy from North Branch has died after a vehicle struck him while he and his father had been out for a walk Thursday evening, Aug. 21, near their residence on Fill Avenue near 375th Street. According to North Branch Police, officers were dispatched to the crash at about 8:12 p.m. and found Dallas [...]

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