Archive | January 16, 2013

We’ve all been there. The awkward pause. The silence where you just can’t think of something to say. The space in-between words where nothing is said and yet so much is spoken. The state of being between. This vignette play explores the beats, pauses and never-ending silences in conversation. The girl who tries to tell […]

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County sheriffs in the Twin Cities area would rather talk about the need for earlier identification and better treatment and housing of people with mental illness than discuss more restrictions on guns. It is the county sheriff who grants the permit for an applicant to carry a gun in public, concealed or visible. (Permitting gun […]

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By Senator Sean Nienow District 32 State Senator On Jan. 8, I was sworn in as State Senator serving District 32, Isanti and Chisago counties. It is an honor and a privilege to represent the good people of our wonderful communities in Isanti and Chisago and I look forward to the next four years and […]

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The Isanti County Board of Commissioners is disappointed with the sensationalism and misleading information recently aired by KSTP television. It was alleged that conducting a County Board meeting on Dec. 26 was “deceptive” and “gutless,” and that people were “blind-sided.” This “year-end” meeting has historically taken place between Christmas and New Years Day. Its purpose […]

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Isanti Mayor George Wimmer recognized Public Works Director Patrick Meyer with a certificate of commendation during the City Council meeting Jan. 15. Meyer will retire after 11 years of service, with his last day of work set for Jan. 31. “It’s very sad for the city,” Wimmer said. “Pat has done a fantastic job… He’s […]

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The Child Development class at Cambridge-Isanti High School, under the supervision of Jackie Swanson, is planning for Play School. This class offers time for play, stories, music, creative activities and a variety of other experiences in socialization for young children. The session will run from Jan. 23 through Feb. 22. Play School is open to […]

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Events such as the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus Foundation annual Scholardazzle Scholarship Fundraiser offer attendees and recipients the opportunity to invest in the future of the community through education. This year’s Scholardazzle Scholarship Fundraiser will be held Friday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Spectacular Events Banquet Center in Isanti, 1320 […]

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