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Bergstrom scores five goals in win Senior Brett Bergstrom led the offensive attack for the North Branch boys soccer team during Saturday’s matchup against Duluth Denfeld at home. The attacker scored all five Viking goals for a 5-2 win over the Hunters. Bergstrom found the back of the net less than five minutes into the [...]

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Larson leads the way for Tigers The Rush City cross-country team had two top-10 finishers at the North Branch meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, while the Tiger boys took fourth place of five teams with 67 points. Senior Garrett Larson led his team with an eighth-place finish out of 34 runners on the boys side [...]

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Crowell finishes in top 10 for boys The North Branch girls cross-country team earned high placements during its home meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, finishing in first place of three complete schools with runners representing seven schools. Freshman Rhianna Rinke kicked up dust on the course by taking first place for the second year in [...]

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I love my wife and I’m sure we’ll have a good Valentine’s Day. But with this “holiday” nearing, I got to thinking about there being no man equivalent to Valentine’s Day. I’ll come right out and say it: Valentine’s Day is a day for the ladies (shocking assertion, I know). They get flowers, cards, candy, [...]

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On June 28, Adam Weber, current Denver Bronco and former U of M football star spoke to the  North Branch Area High School football players while in town to prepare for the upcoming NFL season. Weber spent the afternoon with the squad talking about what it takes to be successful. He spoke to the players [...]

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( Left) First place winners in the women’s division at the North Branch Lions 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at Bulrush Golf Club in Rush City on Saturday, July 28, include this smiling foursome. Shown (l to r): Holly Fairbanks, Teresa Scherer, Cheryl Ramberg and Trudy Fairbanks.    (Right) First place winners in the men’s division [...]

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