Opinion

Dear Editor: “Many residents from across the nation to right here in Isanti and Chisago counties in the past year exercised their right to renew permits and bear arms.” This passage from your March 19 issue dealing with an increase in permits to carry locally gave me pause. It makes one wonder what really is [...]

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Dear Editor: “Children are like wet cement — whatever falls on them makes an impression.” (Haim Ginott ) Looking for a great start for you and your new baby? There are many programs available that are not income based and can give you and your baby a great start to a healthy life. Counties in [...]

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Dear Editor: The Cambridge-Isanti Gymnastics Team just completed a fun season in which they earned the JV Mississippi 8 Conference title, Section 7AA Championship, and trip to the State Tournament. Their accomplishments would not have been possible without the help and support of a lot of people. On behalf of the gymnasts and coaching staff [...]

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Dear Editor: Here’s a friendly reminder that the Highway 95 bridge over the Rum River will be closing shortly. People should start planning detours now. They should find a map of Cambridge and locate detour routes. Also, remember there is more than one railroad crossing than the one at Highway 95 and Buchanan. If you’re [...]

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Tammi Johnson, K-12 Media Specialist Braham Area School District It has been a busy month at Braham Area Elementary School. Throughout the month of February, the students and staff have been celebrating “I Love to Read” month. A variety of activities were planned to celebrate the act of reading and books. The celebration concluded with [...]

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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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