Archive | February 1, 2012

Want to get in on the eBook craze? Do you know what a Nook or a Kindle is? Join to learn the basics of downloading eBooks from the East Central Regional Library’s website in this 90 minute class They will use only the Nook Color eReader for these classes. There is no need to bring […]

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The East Central Regional Library is having a winter booksale at the Cambridge Public Library on Friday, Feb. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. You will find paperbacks, hardcovers, adult, children, fiction and nonfiction books at bargain prices. Fill a bag of books […]

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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 provided to visiting […]

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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 […]

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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 caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Changing the direction and […]

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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 Winter, Braham Area Superintendent wrote: “What item I would like to […]

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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 home where I had time to reflect […]

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