Opinion

By CambridgeACT on Alzheimer’s Survey Team, Guest Article In an effort to raise awareness, educate our community and reduce the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, it is important to understand and be knowledgeable about the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Being aware and knowledgeable about Alzheimer’s disease, can help in early detection, support [...]

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By Chad Filley, Guest Columnist My summer officially kicked-off when my wife (Jane) entered our Pug/Bulldog designer dog, Antonio, and yours truly in a look-a-like contest. I agreed to go along with the farce to both humor my wife and because it was for charity, but then the strangest thing happened … We won. That’s right, my [...]

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Dear Editor: I read last week’s paper where Commissioner Greg Anderson “gave kudos to the different departments for cooperating and reducing the original levy amount substantially.”  If county employees are setting the tax levy, why do we have elected officials? Who is representing us, the taxpayers, especially when they increase Isanti County taxes nearly 15 [...]

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Dear Editor: We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our 60th Anniversary Party on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Ted and Barbara Erickson, Isanti

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Dear Editor: I want to thank Wayne Seiberlich for his teaching us all on the pros and cons and his perspective on medical marijuana. What a great lesson we have all learned. That is why we need to vote people into office who are willing to consult the expert before we get into something we [...]

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Dear Editor: The Fatality Review Committee of the Isanti Toward Zero Deaths Program met recently to discuss crashes in the county. After discussing three crashes in Isanti County, we would like to provide some messages to the public. First, driving is such an important activity it requires a driver’s full attention. Pay attention to the [...]

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Dear Editor: After receiving the weekly addition of the Isanti County News last week and reading the story on the front page entitled, “Tax levy increase proposed for county,” I proceeded to read, “Isanti County property owners may see a 6.93 percent increase on the county portion of their property tax bill next year.” It [...]

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