Rush City

Longtime teacher/coach fills AD role There is a new face in the front office at Rush City High School this year in the form of Lee Rood, who took over as activities director July 1. Rood replaced longtime director, Bob Schlagel, who retired after the 2013-14 school year. Rood will fulfill the activities director role, [...]

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At 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16, in conjunction with the Music and Arts Fest held in Rush City, Treasured Haven Farm will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on their farm trails located NE of Rush City. This $5 5K trail run is a fundraiser for the Music and Arts Fest. All proceeds go to the Rush [...]

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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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