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Another fire, possibly by arson, has occurred near Rush City. The Rush City Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire around 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, on County Road 7, just west of Dogwood Avenue, in Nessel Township. The vehicle, a 1999 Mercury Mystique, had been listed for sale, and “we believe it (the fire) [...]

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$2,500 rewards offered for information leading to who intentionally started the early morning Sept. 7 fires Authorities are offering rewards of up to $2,500 to anyone with information about who is responsible for igniting two grass fires early Saturday, Sept. 7, a few miles east of Rush City. According to Rush City Fire Chief Bob Carlson, the [...]

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Fairview Lakes takes proactive approach with cutting-edge surgery safety training— By Clint Riese/Forest Lake Times— Patients entrust their well-being, and sometimes their very lives, to professionals when they enter a hospital’s doors. Medical practitioners, in turn, are not afforded the luxury of “working for the weekend.” For better or for worse, every case involves implications [...]

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After three decades in newspapers,  ECM Sales Consultant Mary Eslinger calls it a career In 1983, as a 35-year-old woman with a husband and two young children, Mary Eslinger had heard people talk about how quickly time passes — months turn into years and years into decades in seemingly the blink of an eye. “People [...]

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Rush City was the place to be last weekend for graduates from years gone by and music, art and even classic car enthusiasts everywhere. The Rush City High School All School Reunion and the Rush City Chamber Music and Art Festival coexisted in fine fashion Aug. 16-17. While numerous classes reunited for either lunch or [...]

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A nice turnout of folks found plenty of things to see and do at Rush City Community Appreciation Night Aug. 8 at the city park in downtown Rush City. This year’s event featured fun activities, free food and cool prizes. — Photos in above slideshow were taken by Melanie M. Hedberg

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