Opinion

Dear Editor: A special thank you to the local businesses, sponsors, friends and family for your help, donations and support during our benefit Oct. 5. We were amazed at the turnout of people, the many items for auction and the time people dedicated to put the event together. We are blessed. Thank you for the [...]

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Dear Editor: John McCarty has my vote for Isanti County sheriff. I have been a police officer for 27 years and I am a life-long resident of Isanti County. I was a police officer for the city of Cambridge for over 14 years also serving as the acting Chief of Police for a period of [...]

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Pastor Andy Romstad Cambridge Lutheran Church Christians often assume everybody else agrees with them about the bible. If only it were that easy. Lutherans don’t even agree about the bible. (There are 37 different Lutheran groups in the U.S.) There is little universal agreement about what the bible is, how to interpret it, what matters [...]

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Pine City Blue Star Moms Chapter 16, serving East Central Minnesota, are collecting items to send overseas to the brave men and women serving our country. Their goal is to package 50 large flat rate boxes. They will be packing boxes Nov. 3. If you would like to help by donating items, items can be [...]

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A growing percentage of motorists in Minnesota are buckling up, and those that buck the trend jeopardize their lives and the lives of other motorists. Law enforcement in Isanti County is increasing patrols  through Oct. 26 to look for violators and is among nearly 400 Minnesota agencies conducting extra seat belt enforcement during the Click [...]

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Dear Editor: Saturday, Sept. 27 was the perfect day for canoeing and kayaking the Rum. However, the 7-mile section of the river between the DNR-old Walbo Ferry landing and Oxbow Bridge-County Road 14 access in Isanti County was a bit of a disappointment — for those who wanted to find interesting man-made litter, and lots [...]

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Dear Editor: “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result,” so goes one definition of insanity attributed to one of the premier minds of our time. It was quoted again in these pages by David Greer. While I appreciate the enthusiasm in Greer’s letter, I wonder if he — and [...]

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