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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.

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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 were taken by Jon Tatting

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Harris residents Randy and Karen Carlson, sitting at their kitchen table last week, recalled the time when a strong storm swept through the area in 2004, knocking over 13 of their trees but leaving their 1882 home unscathed. They have a myriad of memories about raising five daughters on their farm and hosting three foreign […]

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  For youth nowadays, YOLO is a popular acronym. It’s also the class motto of the North Branch Area High School Class of 2013. Simple and straightforward, “you only live once” is an apt way to think about one’s life. It was easy to see many of those from the Class of 2013 had that […]

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Fifty-three seniors received their diplomas on graduation Sunday, June 2 at Rush City High School. A packed gymnasium full of family and friends learned a little about the class of 2013 and the Rush City community through speeches, music, scholarship and awards recognitions and a special video presentation. Photos by Jon Tatting

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Those who walked through the doors of North Branch Area High School Thursday or Friday last week could likely tell something was amiss shortly after entering the building. It seemed as though the air had just been taken out of the school; the sense of loss was palpable. Students and staff navigating the halls could […]

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