Opinion

Wayne Seiberlich Guest Writer If you ever take a drive through rural Isanti County, I recommend Hastings Street north of the Cambridge Lutheran Church. Beyond 357th Avenue and before County Road 6, lies a piece of Isanti County history that has all but been forgotten. As a deputy sheriff with the county, I have passed [...]

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Last November, 35 candidates ran for mayor Minneapolis under a ranked-choice voting system. It took 33 rounds of vote counting before a winner was declared. One would think with 35 candidates in the race, it could get nasty, with many candidates going negative against the perceived front-runners. That never happened, and ranked-choice voting is widely [...]

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Dear Editor: As I sat at a picnic table Sunday night at Sandquist Family Park, after the Cambridge-Isanti Competitive Baseball In-House tournament wrapped up, I admired the new ball field, with freshly laid sod, and the Ball Park in general. Under the direction of Russ Mann, we worked diligently with Chris Storlie from the Church [...]

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Remember when WCCO Radio featured a spoof on “Minnesota Hospital” and boasted Minnesota was “a good state to get sick in”? Well, it turns out that by most measures, Minnesota is a good state to stay well in. According to a study by United Health Foundation, Minnesota ranks third by many measures. The latest indication [...]

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District 911 Schools Guest Commentary Superintendent Dr. Ray Queener says the Cambridge-Isanti School District is looking forward to advancing educational opportunities. It welcomes support for district initiatives to the advantage of all students and the community that supports District 911 Schools. “I have had the great opportunity to identify the many strengths of our organization [...]

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Dear Editor: The Isanti County TZD program advocates for traffic safety behind the wheel. As a result of recent discussions, it is time again to remind drivers to be careful. Traffic safety is something we all need to be aware of this summer. There are four things drivers can do to avoid a crash. First, [...]

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Dear Editor: We were blessed to have a large crowd of racers and fans enjoy great winter weather for the second annual Andy Englund Fast Fifty vintage snowmobile race Jan. 19 on Long Lake. The fundraising event is held in honor of our late son, Andy, who loved vintage racing. A big “thanks” goes out [...]

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