Grandy Nine Golf leagues forming

COMMUNITY SPORTS NOTES:  Golf leagues are forming at Grandy Nine GC for the 2013 season. Leagues will once again be Monday Night Men’s, Wednesday Morning Women’s, Wednesday Night Couples and Thursday Night Women’s. All skill levels are welcome for the fun leagues. Call the clubhouse for sign-up (763-689-1417).

Sanbrook Senior Men’s League meeting

Members of the Sanbrook Golf Course Monday Morning Senior Men’s League are invited to an organizational meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 29 at the clubhouse.

A women’s league at Sanbrook is also being considered for the 2013 season. Anyone interested in signing up for eithe league should call the clubhouse (444-9904).

Ruffed Grouse Society annual banquet

The Rum River Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society will host its 18th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet at the Cambridge American Legion Club on Thursday, May 16 (social hour at 5:30 p.m.; dinner served at 7:30 p.m.). Live and silent auction, games, drawings and door prizes, highlighted with the finest selection of quality firearms, artwork and collectable’s. Membership & tickets are $55 individual, spouse two-dinner $85, and junior $45. Sponsorships are available. For more information and/or tickets contact Rich Huempfner (763-444-4522).

Braham B.A.C.K. Golf Tourney June 23

The 7th Annual Braham Area Committee for Kids (B.A.C.K.) Golf Scramble will be hosted Sunday, June 23 at the Purple Hawk CC. The four-person tourney begins with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Fees are $70/golfer or $280/team. Hole sponsorships are available. For entries, contact Marie Meyer ([email protected] or 320-396-3173) or Becky Anderson ([email protected] or 320-396-5102).

Cambridge Ambassador Golf Tourney June 29

The 9th Annual Cambridge Ambassador Classic for Scholarships Scramble will be hosted Saturday, June 29 at the Purple Hawk CC. Shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. Plaques for 1st Place Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed Teams. Lunch and awards follow. Fees are $75/golfer or $300/foursome. Contact Laurie Solle for sign-up ([email protected] or 612-991-1687).

Rush Lake Improvement Assn.’s new website

The Rush Lake Improvement Association (RLIA) recently launched its new redesigned website,, offering a variety of features of interest to those who visit this site.

First and foremost, the new RLIA website provides its Lake Association members with up-to-date information on RLIA activities and its lake improvement projects. Interested persons can read about current projects such as improving water quality and lake weed mitigation efforts. Reports and documents can be downloaded to stay abreast of the RLIA’s work along with many other documents of interest from other resources like the MN DNR.

The new website features a free-to-join discussion forum where people can discuss and offer input on RLIA projects. The forum has sections for general discussion: “Rush Lake Living,” “For Sale/Wanted,” “Rush Lake Fishing Reports”, and a special section for uploading one’s personal Rush Lake photos.

The Rush Lake Improvement Association (RLIA) is a 501c(3) non-profit association of members dedicated to improving and preserving the quality of East Rush and West Rush lakes.

Friends of Sunrise River meeting

The Friends of the Sunrise River will hold their annual meeting 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Sunrise Community Center. There will be a short business meeting for the Board at 6:30 p.m. Gary Noren will present photos & chat from his Sister Park trek to Costa Rica’s Parque Nacional Corcovad.