Archive | February 1, 2012
Kids’ Events at Spirit River Wednesday, Feb. 1: Kids Klub for 1st-3rd graders, and 456 Fellowship for 4th-6th graders, will be held at Spirit River Community Center in Isanti, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE (formerly’s Spectacular Events Banquet Center) at 5:30 p.m. Come and have a fun time, and a meal is pr...Read More
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Sen. Al Franken U.S. Senator, Minnesota We just marked the end of 2011—a year lots of people are more than happy to put behind them. There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be tough, but as we go forward I think there are reasons to be optimistic, especially in Minnesota. That’s why I’ve [...]...Read More
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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Writer During these unsettled political times, public confidence in state and national lawmakers is down. The average person who really wants to get involved has one chance to change the country’s direction and its office holders, and that’s by attending their precinct...Read More
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Joe Nathan ECM Contributing Writer Some surprising, as well as continuing themes came through when I asked superintendents around the state for a brief summary of their legislative priorities. The two most common themes were providing designated dollars for technology and equalizing funding. Gregory...Read More
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Kathleen J. McCully, Executive Director Isanti County Historical Society This past week I had the misfortune of developing a case of bronchitis that warranted a trip to the Cambridge Medical Center. After a prescription of antibiotics and cough syrup (with codeine), I retreated to the comforts of my...Read More
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ELECTION NEWS: It’s a chance to shape the political parties and the fortunes of candidates. Minnesotans will caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 7, gathering in neighborhoods across the state for an exercise in democracy. “It’s always a big deal,” said Minnesota DFL State Party Chairman Ken Martin of t...Read More
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Hosanna Emroy Mosio Hosanna Emroy Mosio  was born January 2, 2012 at Cambridge Medical Center. She weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. and was 20 ¼ inches long. Proud parents are Philip and Colette Mosio. Hosanna is welcomed home by siblings Joseph Paul-2, and Wyatt James-11months. Grandparents are Vernon and K...Read More
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By Rachel Kytonen Four individuals were honored for saving the lives of three children. During the Isanti County Law Enforcement Association banquet Jan. 20, a special presentation was held to honor those for saving the lives of three young children. On Aug. 7, 2011, Christin Birkholz was killed in ...Read More
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