Isanti County Fair

Young Life raises more than $5,000 Recently, Cambridge hosted the annual Isanti County fair. Amidst the cheese curds and mini donuts was a stand of a slightly different nature. A place where donuts are transformed to a thing called donut chips and children and adults alike throw balls at a target to send local politicians, [...]

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2012 Isanti County Fair Demo Derby results Style Awards Best Looking Car: Mary Carlson, Mora Best Looking Truck: Amanda Adams, Isanti Full-size Cars 1st) Travis Smith, Lino Lakes; 2nd) Bobby Palmer, Ogilvie; 3rd) Justin Johnson, Maplewood. Compact Cars 1st) Terry Nieman, Mora; 2nd) Jerry LaFrenz, Braham; 3rd) Mary Carlson, Mora. Full-size Trucks 1st) Brandon Tan, [...]

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Bill Carlson grew up in Cambridge, and nearly 75 years later, he’s living in the same house in which he was raised. He has dedicated years of his life to improving the Cambridge community. It’s for Carlson’s hard work volunteering that he’s being recognized as a 2012 Outstanding Senior Citizen. The awards ceremony takes place [...]

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Dawn Holmquist ABC Theatre Company Ten years ago, a fascinating story was related to me about Cambridge’s past. I remember thinking, “Someone should really write a play about that!” July 18-22 is the 135th anniversary of the Isanti County Fair. With “Discovering Living History” as its theme, I knew it was time to start writing. [...]

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The 135th Annual Isanti County Fair runs from Wednesday, July 18  through Sunday, July 22 and with a theme of ‘Discovering Living History,’ this year’s fair is packed full of educational and cultural events, activities and traditions that led to the development of our area. Historical attractions this year include the Great Lakes Timber Show, [...]

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