At the end of this article, you’ll find a brief audio statement given by Superintendent Dr. Ray Queener during a press conference held this (Monday) morning at the district office. During that press conference, Dr. Queener stated he can’t share specific details relating to the arrest since the case is still being reviewed by the Isanti County [...]

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, the performances of “Stripe & Spot (Learn to) Get Along,” which were scheduled to be performed at Junction Bowl in Isanti this weekend as part of the Fifth Annual Neighborhood Garage Tour have been cancelled. Anyone who had planned on attending the performances is welcome to check out the website at http://garagetour.tumblr.com and [...]

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Imagine being immersed in a completely foreign culture — understanding and communicating in an unfamiliar language, adapting to a different culture, eating foods that resemble strange dreams. That’s exactly what Cambridge-Isanti High School junior Emily Hannan signed up for when she enrolled in the Japanese immersion program at Concordia College’s Japanese Language Village. The 11th-grade [...]

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For 17 years, Tim Potrament served the Cambridge community as a member of the Cambridge Fire Department. Now, the department, with help from the community, is working to give back to Potrament. This past spring, retired firefighter Potrament, husband to Betsy, and father to Josie and Hattie, was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. A fundraiser [...]

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Isanti County property owners may see a 6.93 percent increase on the county portion of their property tax bill next year. The County Board on Sept. 17 approved the increase in passing the proposed 2015 levy and budget. Commissioner Mike Warring solely voted against the action. Presenting the projected $17,622,455 levy was county Finance Director [...]

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The Cambridge-Isanti School District has once again come in above the state average on proficiency ratings for the math and reading Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments. During the School Board meeting Sept. 18, Director of Teaching and Learning Tim Truebenbach presented the initial results of the standardized tests. Truebenbach explained all Minnesota third- through eighth-graders and 10th- [...]

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Cambridge resident Edmund Hanson made the trek to Maple Grove in memory of his foster son. He participated in the Heros for Hope event Sept. 20, which raised funds for the military suicide prevention and awareness nonprofit organization. Travis Gibbons moved in with the Hanson family in his junior year of high school. He became [...]

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