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Nearly 1,500 people took part in the Half Iron and Sprint Triathlon that started at Paradise Park in Chisago City Sunday. Photos by Derrick Knutson...Read More
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Nearly everywhere one looked Friday night at the Threshing Show Grounds in Almelund, there were people wearing purple shirts. These people — cancer survivors — had a simple, yet powerful phrase printed on those shirts: Living Proof. They are certainly proof that the battle with cancer can be won...Read More
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No, this tale was not of a fateful trip; it was about that ever-inquisitive monkey, Curious George. Before the North Branch Concerts in the Park performance at Central Park Thursday, North Branch Police Chief Dan Meyer read “Curious George’s Dinosaur Discovery,” and numerous area childre...Read More
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RC Fire Chief Bob Carlson joins in the fight against wildfire in central and southern Colorado— Much attention has been directed to the wildfires out West this summer, particularly the fire that killed 19 Granite City Hotshot firefighters in Arizona recently. Fighting wildfire, or any fire for th...Read More
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By Greg Hunt— A man with local ties has served this country in the Army the past 31 years. Fittingly, he earned the high rank of general the day before Independence Day. Donald G. Fryc will receive his star during a ceremony at Fort Sill, Okla. July 3, 2013. His family base is northeast of [...]...Read More
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The Midsummer Ambassadors were crowned, activities were participated in, rides were ridden and a good time was had by many at Midsummer Days June 21-23. Photos by Jon Tatting and Derrick Knutson. Water fight photo by Mary Sprecher....Read More
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The 2013 Midsummer Ambassadors were crowned during a fun and emotional coronation event Friday night, June 21 under the American Legion tent in North Branch. Crowned were Mikayla Carlson, Kaitlyn Johnson and Lizzy Anderson in front of many family members and friends. — Photos in slideshow above we...Read More
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