|Electric assets sale
ECE okay is next|
In a special meeting last week with three of five North Branch city council members and all Water & Light Utility Commission members attending— officials voted in support of continued negotiations on a purchase agreement with East Central Electric (ECE) cooperative, for disposition of North Branch’s electric distribution system assets.
|'Cats hit bump in road but still cruise to M8C championship|
Chisago Lakes 12, Cambridge-Isanti 6
Anna Zaruba had a run scoring double in each of the first three innings to lead the Wildcats to a 12-6 win over the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejackets Tuesday, May 10 at Chisago Lakes High School. The Wildcats scored four runs in each of those first three innings and pounded out 13 hits in the game. In four plate appearances, Ashley Mandell got two hits, walked twice, drove in two runs, and scored three. The six runs allowed by the Wildcats were just one fewer than the seven runs they had allowed in the season’s first 12 games.
|North Branch Board hears of
mechanic instruction at bus barn|
North Branch administration and the 4.0 Student Services transportation provider are putting together a new program for students enrolled in mechanic programs at the high school. As part of the latest contract with 4 Point-O there is a clause for providing workshop/lab space at the bus garage, for students enrolled in mechanics courses. The bus garage is directly across Grand Avenue from the high school; and Finance Director Todd Tetzlaff remarked that students who have been driving to Pine Technical College in Pine City for lab learning will soon just have to go across the street.