Rush City

A Rush City High School graduate, who contributed to winning seasons in Tiger football and basketball in the early 1990s, recently made headlines in the military for his fighting skills in the ring. Donald W. Johnson, who graduated from Rush City High in 1993, has won two of three mixed martial arts matches by knockout. [...]

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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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Minnesota State Fair recognizes Rush City ‘Century Farm’ When Arnold and Joyce Johnson look out over the expanse of their 172-acre farm off Old Government Road in Rush City, the sight of that land brings back memories of a life well lived. The farm has been in the Johnson family for generations; Arnold’s grandmother, Ellen, [...]

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The city of Rush City has joined more than 21,000 communities nationwide that are allowed to purchase federally backed flood insurance. This availability follows the community’s adoption and enforcement of ordinance to reduce flood losses and acceptance by the National Flood Insurance Program. The city is now a participant in the NFIP, effective March 14, [...]

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Fabric Fashions & More in Rush City invites local shoppers to celebrate the shop’s 20th anniversary over coffee and cupcakes Friday and Saturday, May 16-17. “Thanks to all of my friends and customers; you are all so important to me and the success of this quilt shop,” says owner Ginny Thorn. Register to win prizes [...]

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Richard G. Schneider Memorial Scholarship to be unveiled at graduation ceremonies at Rush City High School Richard Schneider lived his entire life in Rush City, where he knew just about everybody, down to the type of vehicle they drove. Known as a generous man who simply went by the name Dick, he often took calls [...]

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