Government

The city of Cambridge is moving forward with the hiring process for a deputy fire chief-emergency management director position. During the Cambridge City Council meeting Feb. 3, Cambridge Fire Chief Sean Okerlund and Cambridge City Administrator Lynda Woulfe presented the job description. Woulfe explained the job description was prepared after reviewing numerous job descriptions from [...]

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The new community development director for the city of Isanti is excited to begin her new venture. Roxanne Achman started with the city Dec. 30 after spending the past 5 1/2 years as the senior planner for the city of Grand Forks, N.D. Achman holds a bachelor’s degree in community development from St. Cloud State [...]

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Teenagers in neighboring towns have a place to call their own, so why not Cambridge? Members of the Cambridge Teen Center Project received a boost in their goal of opening their own place in town, thanks to a presentation complete with testimony from youths at the Jan. 21 Cambridge City Council meeting. Leading the way [...]

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Due to precinct caucuses on Tuesday, Feb. 4, the MnDOT open house on the Highway 95 Bridge Reconstruction project will now be held from 4:30 to 6:00 pm instead of 5:00 to 6:30 pm. The open house will be held in the Cambridge City Council Chambers (300 3rd Ave. NE).

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Isanti is gearing up to offer fun, family programming through the Isanti Parks, Recreation & Culture Board. During the Isanti City Council meeting Jan. 21, the council approved a resolution for funding a parks, recreation and culture brochure, as well as funding for parks programming. The brochure will be printed by ECM Publishers Inc. and [...]

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The Isanti County Board on Jan. 21 agreed to table paying its 2014 membership contribution of $6,250 to the Northern Lights Express (NLX) board in order to get some answers before approving the expenditure. Boardchair Mike Warring began the discussion, questioning why other NLX counties don’t seem to be paying their share while they have [...]

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Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, his wife Cynthia Nienow, and their company, National Camp Association Inc., have been named in a lawsuit filed Jan. 17 in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis. The civil complaint, signed by Acting United States Attorney John R. Marti, explains that around Jan. 16, 2009, the Small Business Administration, through U.S. Bank, [...]

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