|North Branch School's Superintent Deb Henton receives award|
The North Branch community came out to congratulate Superintendent Dr. Deb Henton for her well-deserved recognition in being named Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Past and current School Board members, friends and family and school district staff stopped by the reception, held at the high school April 12 for officially presenting the award that was announced a few months ago.
|Monticello spoils North Branch's shot at state hockey tournament|
In last Thursday’s Section 5A Championship Game between the Vikings and the Monticello Magic, Monticello’s Jack Saunders scored on a shot from the right point to break a 1-1 tie at 13:12 of the third period. Monticello added two more goals, including an empty-netter with five seconds left, to make the final score 4-1. The loss ended the best season in North Branch High School hockey history. Monticello will go to the state tournament for the second year in a row. The game was played at Elk River Ice Arena.
Juanita Mae Perry, age 86, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018 at the Amery Memory Care. Juanita was the eldest of 13 children. She was born on April 15, 1931 to Neil and Lillian Elwood and the mother to 11 children; Gloria (Ron) Butterfield; Susan Newell; Thomas, Mitch (Judy), Lynn (Bruce) Erickson; Vicky (Harlen) Korynta, Mark, Randy, Lance (Cathy), Stephen, Lisa (Paul) Jensen.
|Small engines program outgrows Wyoming home, now at FLHS|
The youth mechanics program “Tried and True” has been housed since 2015 at a shop in the city of Wyoming. The Lakes Center for Youth & Families mechanics skills program started to outgrow its space, and, through a great collaboration process with a local school district, the small engines program has found a new home at Forest Lake High School.