North Branch

A small-town church put on another big-time event that hasn’t been missed – except for a few years during World War II – since Franklin D. Roosevelt was president of the United States. Spring Lake Lutheran Church, 8440 Erickson Road NE, North Branch, hosted its annual Kroppkakor Supper with a craft and bake sale Thursday [...]

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Kids and families experienced good bonding time and lots of fun at a free carnival planned just for them Saturday, Sept. 21 at Central Park in North Branch. It was Living Branch Lutheran’s 15th annual Kids’ Carnival, complete with horse and buggy rides, dunk tank, inflatable play areas, face painting and crazy hairstyles, Pizza Hut [...]

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Local public safety officials gather with food shelf volunteers in recognition of a $500 check donation Aug. 28 at the North Branch Family Pathways Food Shelf. Rob Sanvik of American Family Insurance, third from left, presented the check, which along with 37 pounds of food were generated through the ninth annual Day with Public Safety [...]

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Linder and Pilz helped raise money for cancer research On Monday, Aug. 12, Charlie Linder, of Harris, and Nick Pilz, of Stacy, along with 33 other baseball players from around the state, set out to break the world record of longest baseball game ever played. The two 16-year-olds from the Pitching, Hitting and Defense Club [...]

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A free family movie night is planned at Bridge of Grace Church, 38460 Lincoln Trl., North Branch, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Mary Poppins will be shown. Everyone is invited. Numerous varieties of popcorn and cold drinks will be served. For more information, visit www.bridgeofgrace.net.

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Join the city of North Branch for Concerts in the Park: a Hometown Celebration at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in Central Park. Enjoy story time, as the first 50 families in attendance will receive their own copy of the book that will be read. This week’s reader will be North Branch Fire Chief Kevin [...]

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