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The North Branch #2 Lionette softball squad, dubbed “Purple Dynamite,” finished second in a two-day tournament held in Stacy July 27-28. Coach Cindy Hult commended her seventh-to-ninth-grade girls for their heady play that lead to the impressive finish. Eight teams were entered in the tournament and Purple Dynamite played six games to secure second place. [...]

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Tryouts for 2013 season for the semi-professional football team the Lakes Area Terror will take place at the Chisago Lakes Area Middle School on the following Saturdays: Aug. 18, 10 a.m. until noon; Sept. 15, 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and Oct. 13, 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Athletes must be 18 years of age [...]

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The Activities Department is still accepting nominations for the Viking Activities Hall of Fame. The 2012 class will be announced late August and will be inducted at halftime of the varsity football game on September 21. Hall of Fame guidelines and nomination forms can be found by following the link to the Activities Homepage (they [...]

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The first seven Hinckley batters scored Saturday night, sealing the Bandits’ fate and ending the 2012 season.  The first inning doomed the Bandits as four errors along with three walks gave the Knights an easy victory. Kevin Auth started on the mound with Mike Koplitz and Eric Koplitz finishing up the final two innings. Tyler [...]

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By Victoria Dahlin Rush City native Korey Sybrant and fishing partner Eric Tessmer of Glenco earned a trip to the National Championship in Arkansas after taking second place in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Super Regional Bass Tournament. Over the course of two days last May, Sybrant and Tessmer fished the Mississippi River at La [...]

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Brett Carlson, former Activities Coordinator for North Branch Area High School, will be working as half-time Activities Director and half-time Community Education Director for North Branch Area Public Schools this year. “Brett is a wonderful addition to our team,” said Supterintendent Deb Henton. “We are fortunate to have his leadership and abilities impacting not one, [...]

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