Opinion

Dear Editor: The summer reading program at your local ECRL branch, the Cambridge Public Library, is one of the best events around in the summer. It provides fun activities, programs, and prizes, but more importantly, it inspires and supports lifelong learning and the love of reading. This is especially important in the summer because it [...]

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Dear Editor: “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is the theme of the impaired driving mobilization from Aug. 16 through Labor Day. What does this mean? This is an effort statewide to stop drivers who are too impaired to drive. Extra law enforcement will be on the roads watching for impaired drivers. In Minnesota in [...]

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Dear Editor: We would like to thank the Isanti Fire and Police departments for an excellent job on July 22, 2014 when our garage and home caught fire. Although our garage was a total loss and our home badly damaged, the firefighters entered a burning home and rescued our cats.  They moved furniture, pictures, electronics [...]

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Dear Editor: As fair-goers passed by the Orange Thing and Dunk Tank Young Life stands at the Isanti County Fair this year, they may have been summoned by the smell of delectable Donut Chips and the voice of one of our many “barkers,” calling them to “help us send kids to camp” by dunking one [...]

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Dear Editor: Thank you, Grandy Lions, for the fantastic deck and ramp. Several Grandy Lions have spent a number of evenings building this extensive ramp for Roger Eklund, who had been their secretary for many years. This ramp will make it possible for Roger to get outside to enjoy fresh air and sunshine. Thank you. [...]

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Dear Editor: The Cambridge Knit Night would like to thank Thrivent Financial for sponsoring yarn for their charity knitting. The yarn was dispersed on July 28. Over 25 items have been made so far for Minnesota charities. Knitters meet every Monday evening at Caribou Coffee in Cambridge from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to work on personal and [...]

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Dear Editor: I’m a “Let’s Go Fishing” guide for the North Branch chapter. We take groups and individuals age 55 and over out on two hour fishing or boating trips on Rush Lake at no charge to our guests. We take guests from many area nursing homes, senior residences and individuals from Forest Lake, Chisago [...]

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