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18 injured in two separate crashes involving teen drivers Thursday in Minnesota

Two separate crashes – one in Ham Lake and the other near North Branch – involving teen drivers resulted in 18 people being injured, with 15 of the 18 aged 19 or younger. At about 4:45 p.m. Thursday, a 19-year-old Mora woman was at the wheel of a Dodge Grand Caravan and eastbound on Hwy. 95 when she "didn't take the bypass lane on the right" and rear-ended a Mazda CX-5 that preparing to turn left at 310th Ave. NE in North Branch Township, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
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12 injured in North Branch multi-car crash

12 people, including three young children, were hospitalized after a head-on crash involving three vehicles in North Branch Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, around 6:45 p.m a 19-year-old driving a Dodge Grand Caravan struck a Mazda CX-5 as the Mazda attempted to make a left turn while traveling east on Highway 95 at 310th Avenue NE. The Mazda spun into the westbound traffic lanes where...
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Minnesota Infant Severely Injured in 3 Vehicle Crash

North Branch, MN (KROC-AM News) - The State Patrol says an infant was severely injured in the three-vehicle crash late Thursday afternoon in east-central Minnesota. The State Patrol's report on the incident indicates the baby, identified as Hudson Allen of North Branch, was a passenger in a small SUV that was rear-ended by a minivan on Highway 95 about 2 miles northwest of North Branch around 4:45 PM. The collision caused the SUV to spin into the path of oncoming traffic and collided with a car.

He’s wright!

If you have seen a play at Cambridge-Isanti High School in the last few years, you probably caught a performance by Evan Goebel. The 2022 graduate sang and danced his way across the Richard G. Hardy Stage as the Tin Man in “The Wizard of Oz” last fall, took on the part of Horace Vandergelder in this spring’s production of “The Matchmaker,” among many others.

Minnesota DNR acquires 730 acres on upper St. Croix River

Nonprofit and state partner to protect new swath of public land. A large tract of land along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway has been protected in perpetuity, thanks to several partners who worked together to purchase it from private ownership and donate it to the public. Stretching about three miles north to south, the area includes boat accesses, campsites, and wild country that gives a strong sense of solitude to this part of the river.
Kanabec County Times Online

Two airlifted after crash on Hwy. 70

Two individuals received life-threatening injuries after a crash which occurred on a curve on State Highway 70 just west of Elmcrest Avenue in West Rock (west of Rock Creek). The crash happened at about 3:43 p.m., the afternoon of Monday, June 27. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2016...

Dora M. Rippey-Erickson

Dora Margaret Rippey-Erickson, Age 102, went home to be with her Lord on June 26, 2022. Dora was born to Clyde L. and Augusta D. Walter on Sept. 8, 1919, in Kress, Texas. Dora moved with her family to Bentonville, Ark., where she graduated from Pea Ridge High School in 1940. Dora returned to Texas to attend Lippert’s Business College. She started her career at the Hale County Court House.