Government

My name is Jeff Sandquist and I have made a commitment to serve as County Commissioner of District 2, representing the city of Braham; the townships of Dalbo,  Maple Ridge, Spring Vale, Stanchfield and Wyanett. I have made this decision with the full support of my family, friends and wife Julie. I was born and [...]

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I’m announcing my candidacy for County Commissioner of Isanti County District 2. An effective County Commissioner needs strong communication and negotiation skills, leadership ability, management experience, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and have a vision for the future. My long-standing commitment to community activism, in addition to my progressive development as the owner [...]

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Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Scott Soderman, and I’m running for the office of County Commissioner, District 2. I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve my fellow residents of Isanti County, and specifically Springvale Township. My family has lived in this county for over 100 years, [...]

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I, Connie Lindberg, am pleased to announce my candidacy for Isanti County Recorder. My husband Jim and I are both lifelong residents of Isanti County. My maternal grandparents settled in the Maple Ridge area upon emigrating from Sweden. My family owned Fredlund Bros. Chrysler Plymouth for 60+ years and my husband Jim has practiced law [...]

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I, John McCarty, am proud to announce my candidacy for Isanti County Sheriff in order to serve the citizens of Isanti County. Prior to 2003, I worked in agriculture, construction, manufacturing and trucking industries. In 2003, I began working in law enforcement as a dispatcher, jailer and a Deputy.  Currently, I am a Deputy for [...]

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With the announcement of Commissioner George Larson’s retirement, I am now looking forward to the opportunity to serve the people of District One, as your representative on the Isanti County Board. It will be difficult to replace Mr. Larson, but I think it will be easier than to try and replace him as a football [...]

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The city of Braham is considering applying for a grant that would fund an on-campus police officer for Braham Area Schools. The Community Oriented Policing Services Program would allow the city to deploy school-based policing for a school resource officer, if accepted. The program pays up to 75 percent of an officer’s entry-level wages and [...]

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