Isanti

  By Elizabeth Sias Hundreds of trees down in Isanti area following the wrath of Tuesday’s storm   Elizabeth Sias elizabeth.sias@ecm-inc.com Dozens of trees and power lines scattered the streets and yards of Isanti following a Tuesday morning storm that blew through the north metro, leaving thousands without power. Crews were out by mid-morning in […]

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Once again, the 2011 Isanti Rodeo Jubilee Days Parade proved to the best around. The parade was held Thursday, July 7, and featured four marching bands and hundreds of floats from different organizations and businesses from all over the area. (Photos by Rachel Kytonen) The following are the 2011 Parade Results: Ambassadors Choice – North […]

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Rachel Kytonen Mike and Arlene Urban are looking forward to again being “servants of the community” and giving back to the Isanti community that has been so good to them. The Urbans will be reopening Isanti Hardware Hank as Urban’s Isanti Hardware Inc. later this month. Mike and Arlene said former customers encouraged them to […]

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By Rachel Kytonen Ralph Johnson was a true believer in giving back to the community. Having lived in the Isanti community for over 30 years prior to his death in March, Ralph’s spirit lives on within the community in many different ways. Johnson, owner of Classic Cabinetry, designed most of the shelving inside the Library […]

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Veterans share stories Life on board the USS Bergall wasn’t like life at home. As a sonar technician, U.S. Navy veteran Jim Rostberg was the eyes and ears of the SSN-667, a nuclear powered attack submarine. He spent the majority of his missions searching for, tracking and collecting intelligence on high priority enemy submarines. Standing […]

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By Elizabeth Sias A recent rash of vandalism in Isanti has police officers performing nightly checks of parks and buildings around town. Graffiti with what Isanti Police Chief Ron Sager said he believes are the initials of the vandal have appeared throughout the city at least five times over the last several weeks. Curfew for […]

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City of Isanti staff, Isanti Mayor George Wimmer, Isanti Council Member Sue Larson, Isanti Chamber President Tracy Neifert, as well as others with the commercial construction company of Rochon Corporation and Landmark Community Bank, celebrated the groundbreaking for Prairie Senior Cottages of Isanti on Monday, May 9. Owners Ben Gorecki and Mike Demmer explained the […]

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