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COMMUNITY SPORTS:   The Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Committee was established in 2008 to support Isanti County’s military service members, veterans and their families by coordinating services and resources available to them before, during, and after periods of deployment. Examples of support provided are financially assisting with electric bills, natural gas bills, garbage [...]

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A fun tradition celebrated its golden anniversary when the Five Star women’s golf tournament was hosted on a chilly Monday, July 14 on the Purple Hawk layout. The Five Star Invitational began in 1965 as the Four Star, pitting women’s teams from Elk River, Princeton, Mora and Milaca golf clubs in a tourney that rotated [...]

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Always with a flair for the dramatic, the Isanti Redbirds rallied back through the losers brackets and won both finals heats to claim their 12th Isanti Outhouse Racing title in the 25th anniversary of the wacky event. A large crowd again lined Main Street on Saturday afternoon, gasping when the ‘Birds first obstacle runner, Tristen [...]

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A nice crowd of runners burst from the starting line on Main St. in downtown Isanti for the annual Jubilee Days 5K Run/Walk, hosted by Snap Fitness. Below, runners made the corner at Bluebird Park during decent workout weather on Saturday morning, July 12.  Photos by Greg Hunt ISANTI JUBILEE DAYS 5K & 2-MILE RESULTS [...]

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Braham fell in its three Eastern Minny amateur baseball games last week. On Sunday, rival Quamba held off the Snappers 12-7 on the Rush City diamond. The Cubs took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning and inflated that edge to 7-0 when the Snappers had a few infield miscues in the [...]

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Experience the fun of mountain biking during three introductory “I Can Mountain Bike!” programs on Saturday, July 26, at Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area in Ironton, about 140 miles northwest of the Twin Cities near Brainerd. These are part of a series of skill-building programs offered by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ Parks and [...]

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Isanti won three non-league games in its past three home outings to raise the team’s amateur baseball record to 12-7 on the season. The Redbirds get back into more Metro Minny match ups this week. On June 27, the Redbirds blanked Rogers 10-0 when Brian Schultz allowed just two hits and struck out 11 for [...]

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