North Branch

A North Branch resident who climbed into bed after a night that included some drinking was surprised to be awakened by police around 2 a.m. Sunday. Turns out, he went to bed in someone else’s townhome, though he believed it was his own. On top of that, he was arrested for trespassing, according to the [...]

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Two women and a man from the Twin Cities metro area have been charged with felony level burglary, robbery and theft crimes stemming from an incident Sunday morning at a North Branch residence. Charged by criminal complaints in Chisago County District Court were Breanna Marie Taylor, 24, of Bloomington; Kirkeisha Shanell Washington, 25, of Robbinsdale; [...]

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GRC Boys Basketball Braham 13-0, 17-3; Hinckley-Fin. 9-3, 10-8; Pine City 8-5, 11-10; Aitkin 7-5, 9-10; Rush City 6-6, 7-10; Isle 5-7, 10-11; Onamia 4-8, 8-12; East Central 3-8, 7-11; Ogilvie 0-12, 0-19. GRC Girls Basketball Braham 11-0, 17-1; Isle 7-1, 15-1; Aitkin 8-3, 13-5; Rush City 6-4, 8-6; East Central 5-4, 6-8; Ogilvie 3-7, [...]

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At the beginning of the North Branch Parks, Trails and Open Space Commission meeting Monday night, Commission Chairperson Charles Heinzel said he had “never seen this many people” at a meeting. And he’s been on the commission for 10 years. The issue that brought a roomful of citizens to the meeting was the possible relocation [...]

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North Branch resident Jennifer Thyng displayed her vocal prowess Jan. 30 at North County Coffee in North Branch as part of the Arts RX Concert Series organized by We R Able, an area organization that provides accessible programs for adults with disabilities ages 14 and up and the general public. Guests enjoyed a supper before [...]

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Annual festival Feb. 5-9 offers full slate of events including popular Medallion Hunt; clues will be posted soon Celebrate the cold season with North Branch Area Chamber of Commerce and its 14th annual Winter Fest. Festivities begin Wednesday, Feb. 5, and conclude Sunday, Feb. 9. Those who purchase official Winter Fest buttons are entered into [...]

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