Isanti County Board

The Isanti County Board approved Transit Director Craig Rempp’s request to purchase a router for backup Internet connection. Rempp said Heartland Express has been looking into a backup solution for their Internet connection, which has been disrupted several times in the past year. When the interruption occurs, the dispatch system goes down and employees have [...]

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Seniors in Isanti County will soon be able to have their groceries delivered straight from the store to their front door. The organization Store to Door is expanding its services to the county, according to Executive Director Mary Jo Schifsky, who presented information to the Isanti County Board during its regular meeting Oct. 3. Store [...]

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Captain’s on Long Lake has entered into a receivership with ST Lakemoor, with former owner Herb Knutson leasing and running the business. During the Isanti County Board meeting Sept. 19, commissioners approved transferring of the liquor license from Johnson’s Tavern Inc. to Captain’s on Long Lake. A receivership is a court order whereby all the [...]

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Isanti County residents will not see an increase in the county portion of their property taxes in 2013. Commissioners voted to approve a 0 percent increase for the proposed 2013 levy at the County Board meeting Sept. 5. The proposed gross levy is about $17 million, with $1.6 million coming from county program aid from [...]

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Two radio towers in Cambridge will soon be dismantled and removed. The Isanti County Board approved a bid of $8,800 during its meeting Aug. 15 for Wireless Broadband Services to provide the labor, materials and crane costs to safely remove the towers. The total cost to remove the courthouse tower located at 509 18th Ave. [...]

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An Isanti County Commissioner’s interview with a Twin Cities television station has led to a public reprimand. During the Aug. 1 Isanti County Board meeting, the board approved a motion to censure Commissioner Alan Duff for giving what they describe as “false and misleading” statements regarding the county’s 2011 audit during an interview with KSTP [...]

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The State Auditor’s report identified some concerns regarding Isanti County’s 2011 audit. Juli Mader from the Office of the State Auditor presented the Isanti County Board of Commissioners at the meeting July 18 with the county’s 2011 audit report of the financial statements of government activities and major funds. The purpose of the audit is [...]

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