Opinion

Good health is the most basic human need and essential to success and prosperity. The idea that health care should be available to everyone at an affordable price seems easy to support. But achieving that has become a divisive issue in this country, with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act. Before it went into [...]

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Dear Editor: The Mrs. Minnesota International pageant turned out to be a wonderful experience. I may not have come home with an additional title, but I met some wonderful people and had a whole audience to tell about the Pay It Forward Foundation. The beauty of the Pay It Forward Foundation is the simplicity of [...]

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Dear Editor: I too have concerns with the Minnesota Specialty Health System treatment facilities in Cambridge but for additional reasons expressed by Mr. Schommer (Concerns with treatment facility, Isanti County News, March 5, 2014). As background I was a State of Minnesota employee and had the honor of working with some of the direct care [...]

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Dear Editor: The members of the Cambridge Curling Club would like to thank Wendy Hamm at Sears for donating a refrigerator to the club. In return, the Cambridge Curling Club made a donation to the Li’l Farm Children’s Home. Thomas Heinen Cambridge Curling Club

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Dear Editor: Mother was eating very little the last couple of months of her life. I’d come for tea Saturday and Sunday mornings, and the oatmeal raisin cookies dad loved weren’t as appealing to her. Thinking back to what was a special treat, we recalled that she loved glazed raised doughnuts. When asked if she [...]

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Dear Editor: Year after year, Isanti County teens and young adults are at risk on the road because they are less likely to buckle up. We ask all in our community, especially parents, teachers, coaches, employers and others with contact and influence on teens and young adults, to insist on seat belt use and lead [...]

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You may not know or care much about public notices, but you should. They are the legally required notices in newspapers and websites that identify government budget proposals, financial statements, minutes of meetings of the governing body, new ordinances and public hearing notices, some of which may result in a tax assessment to the befitting [...]

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