Isanti County Board

The Isanti County Board on Aug. 6 approved, with regret, the retirement of Sheriff Bill Guenther. He will remain seated until his term ends at the end of the year. “It’s been a great career,” Guenther told commissioners, who shared glowing reviews of his work over the years. Guenther took over as sheriff May 1, [...]

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The Isanti County Board on July 2 agreed, by consensus, to proceed with a construction project at the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center. Presenting was architect Randy Engel, noting construction for the project will cost about $1.2 million. The total can be broken down into two main parts: an expanded dispatch center and [...]

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Many employees of Isanti County were honored for their years of service at the county’s Employee Recognition and Wellness Picnic June 18. Reaching the 30-year milestone are Sheriff’s Office staff Karen Henderson, dispatcher; James Johnson, deputy, who is retiring; and Roxanne Mellin, office staff. Barbara Anderson was recognized for reaching 25 years in Public Health’s [...]

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The Isanti County Board on May 7 discussed the recent flooding issue on Green Lake in Wyanett Township, where the sheriff’s office posted a temporary “no wake zone” last week. Mari Bostrom, director of Isanti County Homeland Security and Emergency Management, joined Chief Deputy Sheriff Chris Caulk in enlightening commissioners on their recent visit with [...]

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ISANTI COUNTY BOARD)  The Isanti County Board, on a 3-2 vote July 17, denied a resolution for imposing a wheelage tax on vehicles kept within the county in order to pay for road improvements. Voting in favor of a $10 wheelage tax for next year and going forward were commissioners George Larson and Larry Southerland. [...]

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The Isanti County Board on April 17 learned just how busy county staff has been with processing gun permits, while gun control continues to be a hot topic of debate among both elected leaders and the public around the nation. After some discussion with Chief Deputy Bill Guenther, the board approved a part-time administrative assistant [...]

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