Rush City

The Rush City Council on Feb. 10 agreed to get preliminary cost estimates for possibly improving Fifth Street in the downtown area. City Administrator Amy Mell said the roadway’s rough condition has been a topic of discussion during the past several years, and she has been receiving questions lately from the public. The roadway particularly [...]

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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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Students from C.E. Jacobson Elementary in Rush City took part in the “Science Rocks” conference Jan. 8 at St. Cloud State University. The students participated in hands-on, mini-sessions on dissecting hearts of cows and sheep, building roads atop gelatin and operating on a sheep’s intestine before suturing them back up as veterinarians. They also learned [...]

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Sgt. Jason Foster presents year-end statistics, introduces deputy Grant Kinnamon to City Council Community policing, a proactive approach in keeping the peace, appears to be putting a dent in crime in Rush City. Sgt. Jason Foster, the city’s supervisor contact from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, presented statistics of the calls and incidents that he and deputies [...]

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Tigers remain undefeated in duals The Rush City/Braham wrestling team went 2-0 at a triangular against Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson and Ogilvie last Thursday in what head coach Andy Hackenmueller called one of their best performances of the season. The Tigers defeated Pine City/Hinckley-Finlayson, 42-21, and Ogilvie, 48-24, with seven grapplers going undefeated at the event: eighth-grader [...]

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The recent cold in Minnesota and across the nation, according to weather forecasters, was the result of a “polar vortex.” The polar vortex is circulation of strong, upper-level winds that normally surround the northern pole in a counterclockwise direction — a polar low-pressure system, according to online information from meteorologist Brandon Miller. These winds tend [...]

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