Rush City

Rush City has an immediate need for a math and a literacy tutor for the 2014-2015 school year, according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps officials. Rush City schools with open tutor positions are C.E. Jacobson Elementary and Rush City Early Childhood. Reading Corps and Math Corps Executive Director Sheila Piippo explained that [...]

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Authorities on Tuesday arrested three people out of a Rush City home, where a search warrant uncovered a suspected methamphetamine lab and other related contraband. According to a press release from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office: A section of South Frandsen Avenue was closed and neighboring residents were evacuated at the time of the narcotics [...]

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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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