Pertussis—more commonly known as whooping cough—is back as a distinct medical concern, with 14 cases in Isanti County since May 1, reported Public Health Director Kathy Minkler at the July 5 Isanti County Board meeting. “The biggest concern with pertussis is to protect infants in homes that have been infected since they can have the [...]
A total of 179 tax-forfeited land parcels will go on public auction Wednesday, Sept. 12 (9:30 a.m.) at the Government Center’s Board Room. Establishing the appraised value minimum bid and approving the sale were conducted by the Isanti County Board at its June 20 regular meeting. IC Auditor Terry Treichel and Deputy Auditor Angie Larson [...]
On this November’s election ballot will be state constitutional amendment question whether valid photo identification will be required for elections held after July 1, 2013. Should it pass, there will be essentially one rule to follow to keep complications down: Get a valid government-issued ID well before upcoming elections. Coming out of the 2012 MN [...]
A county social worker will be hired this summer to reduce the case load for the existing workforce. The Isanti County Board of Commissioners agreed at the regular meeting May 16 to add a new position and hire a full-time child protection worker. Family Services Director Penny Messer said filling the position will make the [...]
At the May 2 regular Isanti County Board meeting, Sheriff Russ Monson shared a detailed inventory list to keep the commissioners up to speed on the vehicles assigned to his office. Of the 26 vehicles assigned to the office, eight have eclipsed the 120,000-mile mark, with four more ranging from 100,000 to 120,0000 miles. Two [...]
The Isanti County Board hosted a public hearing on its proposed commissioner redistricting plan on Wednesday evening, April 18.