Community

Are you interested in gardening? Or have you ever wanted to become involved in a community garden? Then consider renting a plot at the Cambridge Community Garden this summer. Located along East Rum River Drive South, near the intersection of 18th Avenue Southwest, the Garden has allowed new and experienced gardeners to work in a [...]

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A lieutenant within the Isanti Police Department has been hired as the new police chief. During the Isanti City Council meeting Tuesday, April 1, the City Council approved the appointment of Gene Hill as chief of police. Hill, who has been with the Isanti Police Department  in varying capacities since June 2004, has been serving [...]

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Expert panel talks signs, symptoms, trends Parent interaction, communication and supervision are key components to keeping youth off drugs and alcohol. During a forum March 27 at Isanti Middle School, sponsored by Allina Health and Cambridge Medical Center, a panel of experts touched on several topics relating to drug and alcohol use, including current trends, [...]

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A bomb explodes. Tables and chairs are tossed in chaos, and people are screaming in pain. A trauma scene is the last place that medical professionals want to feel unprepared, and a recent workshop taught local caregivers how to react in the face of disaster. Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus hosted the Spring into Preparedness [...]

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After being an insulin-dependent diabetic for 19 years, Joanie Videen has now been insulin-free since July 2010 after receiving a pancreas transplant. Videen explained she had been on a waiting list for about six months when she got a call about a possible donor. Videen said her doctor explained the pancreas wasn’t a perfect match, [...]

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Braham freshman Kaitlyn Dordal continues to set a compassionate example when she donated yet another year’s collection of pocket change to the Braham Food Shelf on March 27. Kaitlyn, 14, the daughter of Joe Dordal and Angie Morris, entered the Frandsen Bank & Trust for the ninth straight year around her birthday carrying the same [...]

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