Government

Listed below are the candidate responses for mayor of Cambridge, Cambridge City Council and Cambridge-Isanti School Board. Cambridge Mayor (Elect One) 1) Explain why you are the most qualified candidate for the position.  2) Explain what you feel is the top issue or issues facing the city of Cambridge, and how will you address them? […]

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A Cambridge property owner was given a second chance to keep her dogs following action by the Cambridge City Council during its Oct. 7 meeting. Heather Brewer, who lives along the 500 block of Joe’s Lake Road Southeast, started getting complaints about her three dogs in June when a neighbor was forced back into a […]

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Isanti County News asked local candidates two questions to help voters learn more about their voting options. Their responses to our questions are below. Candidates for Cambridge City Council, Cambridge Mayor and Cambridge-Isanti School Board will be published in our Oct. 22 edition. Mayor of Isanti Explain why you are the most qualified candidate for the […]

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The city of Braham is looking for at least four more commercial applicants to participate in its Small Cities Development program. The city applied for and was awarded the funds last July for rehabilitating 14 low- and moderate-income occupied homes and seven commercial buildings. So far, the city has approved nine residential renovations and three […]

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Isanti Firefighters responded to a residence in Athens Township Oct. 2 at 3:04 a.m. to find a 1999 Buick Park Avenue fully engulfed in flames. Crews from station one quickly extinguished the flames and radioed for all other responding units to clear. The fire consumed the engine compartment and interior seating area prior to the […]

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Isanti County property owners may see a 6.93 percent increase on the county portion of their property tax bill next year. The County Board on Sept. 17 approved the increase in passing the proposed 2015 levy and budget. Commissioner Mike Warring solely voted against the action. Presenting the projected $17,622,455 levy was county Finance Director […]

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The Isanti City Council has directed staff to give written notice to the Isanti Area Joint Operating Fire District regarding the termination of the fire hall lease effective Jan. 1, 2016. However, it was noted by City Attorney Clark Joslin during the Sept. 16 council meeting that the council can retract the notice of termination […]

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