North Branch

Local grads shine at in-state programs In recent years, numerous athletes from the North Branch and Rush City area have gone on to play college athletics. Now that the school year is over, summer is the perfect time to look back on the 2013-14 seasons that those athletes had in their respective programs. While this [...]

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The North Branch mayor’s announcement last month that the city would continue to try to persuade Superior Silica Sands to build a trans-loading station in the city’s ESSBY Business Park led to county commissioners weighing in on the issue at the Chisago County Board meeting July 2. Commissioner Lora Walker asked Nancy Hoffman, County HRA [...]

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The sky above the athletic fields outside North Branch Area High School was filled with a kaleidoscope of colors during the city’s Fourth of July fireworks show. Some watching the show grabbed their lawn chairs and sat on the baseball field, while others sat in the beds of their pickup trucks, snapping photos of fireworks [...]

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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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