Isanti County

On Sunday, May 4, Isanti County 4-H members and leaders presented a check for $5,000 to the Isanti County Agricultural Society to support the building of a cattle barn and covered show arena at the Isanti County Fairgrounds. The check was presented to Wayne Boettcher, Isanti County Agricultural Society President by Steven Kruse, Isanti County [...]

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Since 2006, Isanti County has had the largest decrease in drunken driving arrests in the state of Minnesota. According to research by Isanti County Judge James Dehn, using newly released statistics by the Department of Public Safety, Isanti County has had a 67.6 percent decrease in DUI arrests from 2006-2013. Dehn feels this decrease is [...]

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Visitors to the Isanti County Government Center soon will be subject to a new, less intrusive security measure. County commissioners on March 5 agreed to purchase a security scanner, resembling the kind used at major airports, for $18,296 from the Rapiscan company. After the meeting, Isanti County Jail Administrator Dennis Valentyn and Sheriff Bill Guenther [...]

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Isanti County is making it easier for people to buy miscellaneous surplus items for sale through the county. About two weeks ago, Isanti County launched a site through Public Surplus that currently has 31 items listed for public auction. A few of the items currently on the auction include LED light bars, computer docking station, [...]

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Alice Pickering Forest Lake Times Great River Energy has plans to install a 69-KV power line from its substation in Athens Township (Isanti County), south and east to tie in with the Martin Lake substation in Linwood Township. Increasing demands for electricity in the area, improved reliability of electric service and efforts to avoid power [...]

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U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack (MN-8) announced the locations of mobile offices his staff will conduct throughout the Eighth Congressional District on Friday, June 3. Members of the Congressman’s staff will be available to meet with constituents at the following locations on Friday, June 3 during the times indicated: • Braham City Hall  – 9 to [...]

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Volunteers are needed for an Oak Tree Planting Event that will take place Saturday, June 4, at Becklin Homestead County Park/Wildlife Management Area. The tree planting will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 75 volunteers are needed, along with 16 supervisors. Looking for a way to make an impact on Minnesota’s wildlife? [...]

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