Two men are facing felony burglary charges after stealing a laptop and other items from Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti. Travis Chad Wolgast, 27, of Fridley, and Allen Frank Poitra, 24, of Isanti, were charged July 15 in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge with felony second-degree burglary of a dwelling and felony second-degree burglary [...]

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Those who live near 400th Street and Golden Avenue in North Branch likely noticed an increased police presence in the area around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. According to information from the North Branch Police Department, authorities from North Branch, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office and even a K-9 unit from Forest Lake were searching for Nicholas [...]

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The Isanti County Board on July 16 passed a county wheelage tax, estimated at generating $339,000 for county highway needs that otherwise would have depended on property taxes. Commissioners George Larson, Susan Morris and Greg Anderson voted to authorize and impose the $10 tax beginning next year on motor vehicles kept in Isanti County. Solely [...]

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Plans for the construction of a Family Dollar store in Isanti are moving forward. During the Isanti City Council meeting July 15, the council approved the site plan-building appearance for Family Dollar to be constructed at 391 Cherrywood St. NE. City staff has been working with Family Dollar’s consultants for some time for the construction [...]

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Several Braham Area School District parents urged the School Board for better baseball and outdoor sports facilities at a Monday board meeting. They stated the high school could lose many valuable students due to deteriorating facilities. “I would like to see what we can do to keep our kids active, to keep them learning, to [...]

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Vacation Bible School is coming again to Cambridge Lutheran Church, Monday through Friday, Aug. 4-8. All kids who are age four by Sept. 1 through grade six completed are welcome. Bring friends and neighbors. It’s an exciting place to be. Luther Point Bible Camp counselors begin each day with worship, energetic music and hilarious skits [...]

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VBS offered at South Isanti Baptist Church Calling all special agents ages 4 to completed 5th grade. All are welcome to join South Isanti Baptist Church from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 4-7 for Vacation Bible School. Join South Isanti Baptist Church for an awesome time at Vacation Bible School as you use your investigation skills to uncover [...]

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