Archive | February 1, 2012

Karissa Henning also works in human resources By Elizabeth Sias The city of Isanti recently welcomed one of its newest employees. Karissa Henning started in July as the Human Resources/Deputy City Clerk. Henning graduated from the University of Minnesota in May 2011 with a degree in Human Resource Development. She said she found out about the […]

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The Community Wide Reading program began in 2007. It is modeled after the One Book, One Community program already taking place across Minnesota and other states. The goal of the Cambridge Community Wide Reading program is to bring the community together through a shared reading experience, promote literacy and build relationships with adults in the […]

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The Minnesota Historical Society recently announced 59 recipients of mid-size and large Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants for fiscal year 2012. Mid-size grants are awarded in amounts between $7,001 and $50,000, and large grants for $50,001 or more. The Isanti County Historical Society received $22,865 for Microform Reader/Printer and Newspaper Microfilm. The Isanti County […]

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DFL Party Caucuses DFL party precinct caucuses will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. Throughout Isanti County precincts will meet at various locations. At the precinct caucuses, DFLer’s will have the opportunity to run and vote for delegates supporting specific candidates and issues to represent the precinct at the county convention scheduled for […]

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has recently awarded Shovel Ready certifications to business park developments in Red Wing, Hutchinson, Grand Rapids, Fairmont, Isanti and Centerville. The following is the summary of the Shovel Ready site in Isanti: Isanti, population 5,000, is located about 30 miles north of the Twin Cities in […]

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At the Federation of County Fairs Convention, held Jan. 13 -15 in Bloomington, Kenneth Nastrom was recognized by the Federation of County Fairs and presented with the District #3 “Fair Person of the Year” Award. Nastrom was chosen from nominees received from the other fairs in District #3 which include Isanti, Chisago, Pine, Washington, and […]

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Helen Remmers Volunteer and Sub. Site Coordinator There is a wonderful opportunity for Seniors in Isanti who can gather together on Monday and Wednesday to receive or contribute to some of the best opportunities in the area at the Isanti Community Center at 11 a.m. Gathering together for fellowship with friends, meeting new friends, sometimes […]

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