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NB City Council gives truth in taxation to frustrated residents

An anxious hush was settled on the audience of about 15 people seated in the North Branch City Hall Nov. 27. The truth in taxation session before the regular council meeting was intended to allow residents to air frustrations about the proposed city property tax increase.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-05 19:28:00

Video: Man and Woman Use Bolt Cutters to Steal Salvation Army Donation Kettle

A man and a woman were caught on camera using bolt cutters to steal a Salvation Army donation kettle from outside a store. The two, both wearing hooded sweatshirts, are seen approaching the kettle on Dec. 4, with one using the bolt cutters to snip off one part of the handle holding the kettle in pla

NTD.COM - 2018-12-10 16:44:43

North Branch teen shares her love of hunting

North Branch sophomore Avery Kozel went on an adventure of a lifetime with her grandfather Tom Kozel in Alaska during Thanksgiving and landed one of the hardest animals to hunt — billy goats.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-05 18:41:00

Snowmobiler testifies he killed, but 'didn't murder' boy in fatal crash

CENTER CITY, Minn. (FOX 9) - The snowmobile driver who fatally struck an eight-year-old boy on Chisago Lake in January took the stand in his defense Monday afternoon, arguing the incident was not murder.

FOX9.COM - 2018-12-10 22:52:00

Kraus-Anderson to build psychiatric treatment facility in Minnesota

Minnesota’s children and youth with mental health needs will soon have a state-of-the-art healing facility where they can receive therapeutic and educational services under one roof. Thanks to a partnership with The Hills Youth and Family Services, Kraus-Anderson, TKDA Architects and Northeast Metro

REJOURNALS.COM - 2018-12-10 17:00:00

NBAPS striving to create the “world’s best workforce”

North Branch School District (NBSD) reported the annual results of their “World’s Best Workforce” (WBWF) program.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-11-29 00:00:00

Hockey: Vikings win Simley Turkey Trot again

Just like last season, the North Branch boys hockey team lifted the trophy at the Simley Turkey Trot Nov. 23-24, one of a number of post-Thanksgiving quads held at arenas around the state as the puck dropped on the 2018-19 varsity season.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-11-28 20:59:00

Officers: DWI suspect asked cops to not call the police

A St. Louis Park man is accused of driving drunk in Coon Rapids. Denes Osugo Mageto, 23, is charged with one felony count of first-degree driving while impaired with three or more prior convictions.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-10 08:00:00

North Dakota woman faces drug charges in Isanti County

A North Dakota woman is facing two drug charges after parking her vehicle in the westbound lane of 343rd Avenue in Isanti County. Leann Marie Holter, 42, of Devils Lake, North Dakota, was charged Nov. 27 before Judge John Klossner in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge with gross misdemeanor f

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-08 20:00:00

Main Street dream becomes reality, salon opens in Cambridge

For Emily Pearson, owning her own salon has been a dream for as long as she can remember, and on Dec. 3 that dream became reality. Mo Millie Salon opened its doors for Pearson’s first customer bright and early Monday morning after almost two years of renovations and remodels.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-10 20:16:00

'Grinches' Caught on Camera Stealing Salvation Army Donation Kettle in Minnesota

Two men were caught on video using a bolt cutters to steal a Salvation Army donation kettle in Blaine, Minnesota, on December 4. The Blaine Police Department posted the video on their Facebook page asking the public to help identify the two suspects.

YAHOO! - 2018-12-10 09:06:21

Crews Battle Fire At Anoka Car Wash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters battled flames overnight at a gas station in Anoka. The fire broke out in the Shell station on 7th Avenue and was contained to the car wash.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-10 06:11:31

Anoka man charged with assault

John Tyler Shultz, 32, of Anoka was charged on Friday in Mower County District Court with felony domestic assault. According to the court complaint, a deputy met with a woman on Nov. 25 at her apartment in rural Austin. She reported that Shultz assaulted her at her residence on Nov. 20.

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2018-12-08 17:08:20

CambridgeACT on Alzheimer’s: Update on ACT Memory Café

In an effort to raise awareness, reduce the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease, educate our community and assist families who have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease, this month’s article highlights The ACT Memory Café that meets the second Thursday of each month at SAC’s Enrichment Center.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-09 20:04:00

Balsam Lake family finds dog shot, mutilated near their home

Balsam Lake, WI (WCCO) -- A family in western Wisconsin say they found their beloved dog shot and mutilated near their home. Now the Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the mysterious death.

TMJ4.COM - 2018-12-09 17:02:15

Parents of boy killed in Chisago Lake snowmobile crash share emotional testimony

CENTER CITY, Minn. (FOX 9) - It was an emotional day in court for the parents of "Little" Alan Geisenkoetter as the trial began for the snowmobile driver who crashed into their son.

FOX9.COM - 2018-12-07 22:28:00

Help ID Blaine Salvation Army kettle theft suspects

BLAINE, Minn. (KMSP) - The Blaine Police Department is releasing more still images of the suspects who stole a Salvation Army donation kettle from outside the Northtown Cub Foods.

FOX9.COM - 2018-12-07 19:29:00

Traffic stop leads to various charges

A Spencer Brook man is facing five charges following a traffic stop near the Cambridge Primary School. Stephen John Kowalik, 40, was charged on Nov. 26 before Judge John Klossner in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge with felony fifth-degree drug possession; gross misdemeanor possession of da

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-07 19:59:00

Suspected of making explosives, Polk County resident injured

Local law enforcement officers believe a Polk County resident was making explosives Tuesday in Sterling Township when the materials blew up, severely injuring his hand. According to a report from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received a call at 8:15 p.m., Dec. 4. The caller reported tha

OSCEOLASUN.COM - 2018-12-06 16:26:00

DNA evidence leads to late burglary charge

A Minneapolis man made his first appearance this month for a burglary police believe he committed 2 1/2 years ago – but it was only recently that they had the DNA evidence to allegedly link him to the crime.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-12-06 13:30:00