Government

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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Isanti County Zoning Office Guest Article Isanti County is receiving $33,882 from the state in 2014 and $75,294 per year thereafter to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) like Eurasian watermilfoil and zebra mussels. The dollars come from an appropriation by the 2014 state legislature. Each county in the state is receiving funding […]

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The city of Cambridge is seeking residents to serve on an Aquatics Center Task Force. The purpose of this task force will be to research and recommend to the Cambridge City Council what type of an aquatics facility, if any, they feel the community would support building. The City Council has identified as one of […]

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