The Isanti Police Reserves is once again sponsoring “National Night Out” in the city of Isanti on Tuesday, Aug. 5  from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center located at 208 ½ – 1st Ave NW. National Night Out is a national event that is designed to increase crime prevention and fire safety awareness and [...]

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East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) will host  the opening of their 2014 Gallery Art Show during Braham Pie Day from 10  a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 at their office, 112 Main Ave. in Braham. Local artists Martin Gilchrist, Sharon Howell and Sue Rutherford will share their artwork with the public, and will [...]

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Left-handed starters Kevin Auth and Tyler Kronstedt both pitched outstanding amateur baseball games for Rum River to lead the team to next weekend’s Region 1C tournament. In the July 26 Eastern Minny League West playoff opener at Hinckley, Auth struck out 13 and allowed just two earned runs and five hits when the Bandits defeated [...]

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The Cambridge American Legion baseball team enjoyed a strong run in last week’s Sub-State Tournament hosted in Princeton. Jake Johnson (pictured taking a cut) and the Cambridge boys took wins from Big Lake and North Branch before St. Francis won July 24.     The Post #290 squad then held for a thrilling 9-8 victory  in [...]

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For some writers, the ability to capture a reader’s attention and hold it, page by page, is almost intrinsic. That’s how it’s been for Brian Freeman from a young age. “I’ve been writing my whole life,” he said. “I wrote my first full-length novel when I was 13. It’s been my passion and my dream, [...]

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St. Croix State Park in Hinckley will pilot an archery hunt for part of the 2014 fall deer season. The archery hunt will be Sept. 29 through Nov. 7, with the exception of Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2, when the park will close for a youth firearms hunt. One hundred archery tags will [...]

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Creative Ink Theatre is excited to announce a comedy, murder mystery play; ‘Murder at Mickey’s’ touring to our area in August of 2014. ‘Murder at Mickey’s,’ is a new mystery play, written by Roger Gerdin formerly of Milaca, now if Isanti. This is the ninth murder mystery written by Gerdin in his series of environmental, audience evolving ‘murder [...]

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