Braham
By Elizabeth Sias “Our glory consists not in never failing, but in rising each time we fall.” This quote by Oliver Goldsmith is the Braham Area High School class of 2011 motto, and the sentiment was echoed Friday night during the graduation ceremony. Class speaker Ryan Fitzsimmons began by shari...Read More
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By Elizabeth Sias East Central Energy workers may not be repairing downed power lines in north Minneapolis from the recent tornado damage, but they’re often called on to help with storm damage. The electric cooperative based in Braham will send crews to other areas in the Twin Cities and neighbori...Read More
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A flag is never said to be burned — it is retired. That means it is not a Flag Burning Ceremony. Disposing a flag that is worn, faded, or tattered by retiring (burning it) is the only method approved by Congress. The burning should take place at a ceremony which shows respect and honor to [...]...Read More
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By Elizabeth Sias Ken Swanson counts his blessings every day. The 90-year-old has been volunteering for almost three years at Cambridge Medical Center as a front desk greeter, where he provides information and helps people find different locations in the hospital. “I like helping people,” he sai...Read More
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At the May 3 regular meeting, the Braham City Council approved taking over part of Co. Rd. 54 lying west of Hwy. 107, officially turning it into a city street. The Isanti County Highway Department will resurface that stretch as part of its 2011 project list, along with replacing smaller culverts and...Read More
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An adult male was arrested for driving under the influence after he drove his car into the side of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train on Monday, March 14. According to a press release by the Kanabec County Sheriff’s Department, around 6 p.m., the driver drove into the side of the train carrying ...Read More
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