Isanti County jailers honored for life saving work


Isanti County Jail officers receive life saving awards and one meritorious service award  during the March 6 Isanti County Board meeting. The awards were presented due to their actions Jan. 17 when a prisoner tried to commit suicide. Sheriff Russ Monson said the prisoner is alive today due to the quick actions of the jailers. Pictured, from left, are Jail Administrator Dennis Valentyn, Sheriff Russ Monson, Matt Sibley, Chief Deputy Bill Guenther, Bob Potts, Sue Leverty, Wayne Bohn, Todd Rudquist and Brian Ricke. Photo by Rachel Kytonen