Opinion

Dear Editor: We would like to declare our support for Chris Caulk for Isanti County Sheriff. Through the years we have observed Chris’ involvement in the community on many levels and have always felt he should be sheriff someday. When we think back of Chris and Nike out on patrol and feel it exemplifies the [...]

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Dear Editor: I am writing in support of Chad Struss for Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer. Chad has all of the qualifications necessary for the job, including being a CPA and serving as the Isanti County Finance Director and Assistant Auditor-Accountant for the past seven years. Chad is also a member of the city of Cambridge Planning [...]

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Dear Editor: The board of the Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution (CSFD), an all volunteer organization, is working hard to reorganize, which unfortunately involves government and Second Harvest Heartland (where our food comes from) requirements. Future shipments of food from Second Harvest Heartland have been suspended until CSFD can once again partner with them by being [...]

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Dear Editor: I am endorsing Chad Struss for Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer. To oversee a budget of more than $36 million, we need someone with the proper credentials. Chad is a Certified Public Accountant and his experience as Finance Director and current Assistant Auditor for Isanti County make him the most qualified candidate. I have worked [...]

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I just kept driving — past the towering pines, the small town signs and the ceaseless farmlands. Lost in the moment, there was a sudden clarity. Then it hit me: I’m actually moving to Italy in a month. Twenty-three days from now, I’ll be boarding a plane to chase my dream. I honestly don’t think [...]

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Dear Editor: There are a lot of things I could say about Isanti County’s proposed tax increase, but the following numbers speak for themselves. Here is how the counties in our region changed their levies in 2014 (information provided by the Minnesota Department of Revenue): Chisago County: – 0.2 percent Kanabec County: 0.0 percent Anoka [...]

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Dear Editor: Are you interested in helping out with Cambridge’s Snowflake Parade on Nov. 22? It takes many volunteers to put on this community parade and the Committee is looking for 12-14 volunteers to assist the floats coming from other communities find parade line up space. Volunteers will also help dismiss their block so the [...]

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