When LuAnn Nies begins a writing session, she lets her characters in to share their unique stories. It can be a rewarding experience; it can be more of a confrontation where she has to take over and put a stop to the madness, she said. Regardless, she loves the words that appear before her after [...]

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An 85-year-old rural Princeton woman was killed during a crash Wednesday morning in rural Isanti County. The personal injury crash was reported at 7:05 a.m. in the area of County Road 5 and Feldspar Street Northwest. According to a press release by the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the Buick, Eleanor Melvina Lindahl, 85, [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti softball won three of its first four games to get off to a great start to the 2014 spring season. The Bluejackets opened April 8 on the Chisago Lakes turf where the Wildcats held for an 8-6 conference victory. Kayla Bowker’s two-run homer to left had C-I up 4-3, but some early-season mistakes allowed [...]

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When Gary Shaw joined Cambridge Medical Center as its president about one year ago, he said he came to an organization within Allina Health that was already patient-focused and was charged with fine-tuning its mission. “I’ve been in health care more than 30 years, and when I joined Allina, I knew I was coming to [...]

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Solid pitching and clutch hitting combined to lead the way to two Cambridge-Isanti baseball victories as the season got underway last week. After a few postponements, the Bluejackets hit Princeton’s Solheim Field for an 8-0 shutout of the host Tigers. Jake Johnson racked up 10 strikeouts in five innings, and reliever Jake Harding added three [...]

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BRAHAM BOMBERS Baseball Thursday, Apr. 17 • 4:30 p.m. at Pine City AWAY Softball Thursday, Apr. 17 • 4:30 p.m.  Pine City AWAY Track & Field Thursday, Apr. 17 • 4:00 p.m. Cambridge-Isanti Invite AWAY Tuesday, Apr. 22 • 4:00 p.m. Ogilvie Meet AWAY CAMBRIDGE-ISANTI BLUEJACKETS Baseball Thursday, Apr. 17 • 4:30 p.m. North Branch [...]

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If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of young students, consider becoming a Minnesota Reading Corps literacy tutor and experience life-changing growth. The Minnesota Reading Corps is the nation’s largest state AmeriCorps program with a goal of helping all Minnesota children become successful readers by the end of third grade. AmeriCorps [...]

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