Employees, managers, local business owners and dignitaries were on hand to celebrate the grand opening of the second North Branch Liquor Store near County Market on 5466 St. Croix Trail, Suite M.
John Nelson accepts some well-earned appreciation from the township, in the form of a reception/plaque presentation after the annual meeting last week. He chose not to seek re-election in Chisago Lake Township. Nelson is pictured with Supervisors Sherry Stirling and Wayne Houle. Annual meeting report is on page 4.
The Blazin Buffalo Belles, Red Hat Ladies, from the Chisago Lakes Area gathered Wed., March 14 to assemble midwife kits at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church in Center City. Over 25 Blazin Buffalo Belles packaged over 400 newborn kits consisting of; a onesie or infant t-shirt, diapers, Ivory soap, a newborn hat, bath towel, and a receiving blanket that will...
ATTENTION: The County Road 20 (North Lakes Trail) bridge comes out Monday, March 26. Please find an alternate route and be aware of detour....Beyond the Yellow Ribbon group is meeting at Lakes Free Church on Saturday, April 14 from 10am to noon.
Following the special session/public hearing held March 13-- to present a plan to borrow for the fire hall project-- the Center City Council has voted unanimously to move ahead. The resolution was approved unanimously and sets the stage for the city to sell (borrow) $566,000 in General Obligation Capital Improvement Notes through First Independent Bank, a Russell, Minnesota bank that has worked with Center City’s financing advisors in the past.
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.