Rush City

North Branch Boys Hockey The North Branch boys hockey team had a tough week, tallying three losses in three days. Last Thursday, the Vikings fell 10-0 to Princeton at home, then traveled to St. Paul Como Park for the second time in two weeks. In the first matchup, the Vikings lost 9-3 to the Cougars. [...]

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A free Christmas dinner, sponsored by The Marcussen family and friends, will be held at 6:15 p.m. Dec. 24 in Wey Hall at the Church of Sacred Heart, 425 West Fifth St., Rush City. Everyone is welcome. Call the Parish Office to reserve a spot at 320-358-4370, or just show up.

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American Legion Post 39 of Harris welcomed families to its annual Santa Day event Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Legion Hall in downtown Harris. Though it was too cold outside this year for kids to hunt for money in straw piles, they found plenty of warmth inside with Santa and the toy shop where gifts [...]

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While Rush City’s property tax levy for 2014 is $15,000 more than this year’s levy, city budget planners were able to trim $5,000 from what was proposed in the fall. The impact on many homeowners will be less than $1.75 per month and a lower tax amount paid to the city than what has been [...]

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis last week released a list of former priests with credible claims against them of sexual abuse of a minor. Among those on the list is Clarence Vavra, 74, who served at Church of the Sacred Heart in Rush City and St. Gregory Catholic Church in North [...]

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by Rachel Kytonen and Jon Tatting— Several people have been arrested in connection with an undercover drug investigation, including an offender on the Minnesota Department of Correction’s top 10 most wanted list. The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force concluded a four-month investigation late last month into drug trafficking and possession of stolen [...]

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