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 that matter, is perhaps incomprehensible to those who haven’t [...]
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 [...]
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.
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
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 [...]