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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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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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A fundraising benefit will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at American Jane’s in Cambridge. Proceeds from the benefit will go to help the Steve Harris family pay for medical and living expenses. Harris was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February of this year. Since the cancer has continued to [...]

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Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti is hosting its annual Fall Fest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. The festivities will begin at 9 a.m. with a silent auction, featuring many hand crafted items, from woodworking to crocheting, along with items donated by local businesses. The auction will close at 1 p.m. Church [...]

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Isanti County Zoning Office Guest Article The Minnesota DNR has confirmed that Skogman Lake is infested with Eurasian watermilfoil. The plant was first noted by the Conservation Corps of Minnesota. On Sept. 9, DNR staff confirmed the presence.  The plant was found at four locations near, and just south of the public boat landing on [...]

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