North Branch

The city of North Branch addressed its recent bond rating downgrade by national rating agency Moody’s in a press release and at the Monday City Council meeting. From the city of North Branch Despite confirmation earlier this year of the city’s Standard and Poors AA- general obligation bond rating, city officials received word on June 4 [...]

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The City of North Branch would like to Olson Power & Equipment for the donation of the use one of their Kubota tractors and tillers to help provide community garden plots for area gardeners. The North Branch Community Gardens are located at Williams Park, which is located on the east side of the North Branch [...]

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As of right now, there isn’t a purchase agreement in place for Superior Silica Sand to buy a parcel of land in North Branch’s ESSBY Business Park, but Superior and the city are working toward one, and a purchase could be made by sometime in July, North Branch City Administrator Bridgitte Konrad said. “Staff has [...]

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Chisago County Sheriff Rick Duncan will be at Uptown Maple Commons in North Branch 1-4 p.m. April 24 to present the “Are You OK” program. The “Are You OK?” program offers comfort, security, and autonomy for senior citizens, the disabled and anyone who may lack a support system. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office realizes that [...]

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NB family donates iPads for cancer patients undergoing treatment at Fairview Lakes Medical Center— Steve Obitz and family know what it feels like to lose a wife and a mother to cancer, but they can feel good about giving something back. It’s been just over two months since Elaine Obitz succumbed to the disease. She fought long [...]

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Local gun shop owners weigh in on gun ownership, safety in light of increased permits to carry —This is the final installment of a two-part series appearing in both the ECM Post Review and Isanti County News. Click here for part one. The gun industry can become guilty by association following a senseless crime or major [...]

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