For being in a state with weather that supports outdoor gardening maybe 30 percent of the year-- Chisago County’s Master Gardener program is enjoying strong growth and interest. Extension Service program representative and local Master Gardener coordinator Sue Humble, says in 2016 there were 2,200 hours dedicated locally by Master...
North Branch Midsummer Days crowned its new ambassadors on Friday night. Elise Toussaint, Madison Irons and Michaela Egan will represent Midsummer Days for the next year. The event was held at the North Branch American Legion.
Thomas Wolfe said you can’t go home again, but Helen Fosdick and her daughter Tori, who have lived in California for 18 years, recently did just that. They returned to Lindstrom recently to stay at Fridhem, the yellow house on South Lindstrom Lake they once called home. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fridhem was built in 1895 by B...
PraiseFest is this Sunday at First United Methodist Church, come enjoy great music, games and a free barbeque runs 1-5p.m......Please remember the community meals on Mondays at Zion are back on!!!...We are in dire need of socks and underwear for the homeless, if you can please drop your donations off at the Press...Look in this weekend's edition of the Search Shopper - For a limited time, we are giving FREE want ads! Ads must be limited to 15 words and may not be for items over $750. Ads can not be for commercial such as home businesses, collectors, firewood etc.... take advantage today! Call 651-257-5115 to subscribe to the Chisago County Press or to advertise your business!
Sunday sale of alcohol was given the green light by the Lindstrom City Council 4-0, in compliance with a new state law that goes into effect first of July. There was no discussion. Council member David Waldoch was absent for the vote, due to attending a League of MN Cities conference. He arrived late in the meeting.
You know the old saying: Blood, sweat and tears. I really didn’t think my journey through the Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping 10-week program would produce anything more than sweat, but I was wrong. The blood and tears may not have been many, but as any of my workout partners can attest, the sweat part more than made up for those two.
Duane F. Johnson, age 87 of Scandia, passed away on June 11, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife Lorraine; sons John Dubois, Michael Dubois, Anthony Dubois, and Timothy Dubois. Duane is survived by his daughters Judith (Bruce) Robinson, Charlene (Al) Hatfield, Terri (Don) Thornton, and Debra (Steve) Schmitt; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister Dolores (Warren) Dahlin and brother Darrel E. Johnson.
North Branch Area Public Schools (NBAPS) is pleased to announce the hiring of current Royalton Public Schools superintendent Jon P. Ellerbusch to replace long-time Director of Finance and Human Resources Randi Johnson.