Opinion

ECM Editorial Board ECM Publishers Inc. Minnesotans traditionally vote in large numbers during midterm elections. Will the Tuesday, Nov. 4 elections once again place Minnesota among national leaders in turnout? If past history is repeated, the state will again be a leader, much as it was four years ago when the state led the nation [...]

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Dear Editor: Student debt has increased dramatically during the past few years, and shows no sign of slowing down. According to Kyle McCarthy, co-founder of StudentDebtCrisis.org, student debt has risen over 500 percent since 1999. Because of this, many college students are forced to cope with staggeringly high loans after graduation. Going to college is not [...]

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Dear Editor: The Cambridge-Isanti High School German American Partnership Program recently hosted 20 students and two teachers from Darmstadt, Germany. The group was welcomed with a “Welcome Goodie Bag.” We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to the following local entities for their generous contributions and support:  Arby’s, Cambridge Dental, Century 21-Moline Realty, [...]

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Dear Editor: I would like to express my gratitude and thank everyone for all of your support through my battle with breast cancer. I have never seen such generous people and willingness to help out in any way possible. Whether it be through thoughts, prayers, phone calls, gifts, food, babysitting or donations and helping with [...]

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Brielle Bredsten brielle.bredsten@ecm-inc.com My name is Brielle Bredsten, and I look forward to my new position as a reporter for the Isanti County News. Topics I will be covering include the Braham City Council, feature stories on the Braham Area School District, arts and entertainment, as well as other community news and feature stories. I [...]

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Michelle Haroldson, MD Cambridge Medical Center Flu myths are common, but influenza can be serious and even fatal so it is important that we all know what’s true and what’s false. Why doesn’t everybody get the vaccine? As a doctor, I hear all sorts of reasons so I thought it might help to explain some of [...]

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Barbara Bergwall SAC’s Enrichment Center Events happening at the Seniors Activities Center and SAC’s Cafe, 140 N. Buchanan St., Suite 164, Cambridge. We are so pleased with the outcome of the second-annual Oktoberfest. The yelping German style was heard in the kitchen that night because it went so well. We are getting these fundraiser meals [...]

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