Release of the November state budget forecast on Thursday, Dec. 5, showed a projected $1 billion budget surplus.
Provided by the Isanti County Sheriff’s Department: The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force recently concluded a four-month investigation into drug trafficking and possession of stolen property cases that occurred in Chisago and Isanti counties. On Nov. 26, four search warrants were executed in Chisago and Isanti counties. The first warrant was executed [...]
Isanti County continues to look at a 6.48 percent increase to its property tax levy for 2014 to help offset a $16 million gap from projected dollars going out and coming in next year. If certified at the next county board meeting, the $16,479,667 levy will mark the first increase in four years. County Administrator [...]
Cambridge-Isanti girls basketball won its seventh straight season-opener, playing solid defense in a 67-47 victory over visiting Brainerd Dec. 3. With just two starters back in Justine Larson and Lily Porta, it was a different-looking Bluejacket squad which took the court for tip-off. The offense began tentatively, but Maria Vavra settled things nicely by hitting [...]
A ceremony to mark Braham head boys basketball coach Bob Vaughan’s induction into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame will be held before the National Anthem (approximately 7:30 p.m.) at the Friday, Dec. 6 home game with Rush City. Vaughan, now with 584 career victories, joined three other 2013 inductees into the Hall [...]