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It’s about time to dust off the cowboy boots and find the biggest cowboy hat possible. The annual Isanti Firefighters Professional Rodeo will be held July 11-12 this year in conjunction with the Isanti Rodeo Jubilee Days celebration. Rodeo performances will be held at 6:30 p.m. both nights at the Isanti Rodeo Grounds, 500 Third […]

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The Bondeson family’s roots run deep in Stanchfield Township, reaching back to when John and Johanna Julien emigrated from Sweden and purchased the land for their farm in 1872. Their great-grandson Dean Bondeson – whose parents, Oke and Eleanor, purchased the present farm in 1946 – is proud to be the fourth generation to own […]

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Approximately 16,000 phone numbers within Isanti County were part of the first test of Isanti County’s CodeRED emergency notification system. The CodeRED system allows authorized emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cellphone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications. According to Isanti County Emergency Management Director Mari […]

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Citing a need for shade and a place for relaxation, a local Boy Scout is looking to build a pavilion in Peterson Park in Cambridge for his Eagle Scout project. Jacob Pasch, a 2014 graduate of Cambridge-Isanti High School and member of Boy Scout Troop 417, approached the Cambridge City Council during its meeting June […]

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The WWII grave of PFC Joe Pankan has been adopted by same Netherlands family members for nearly 70 years A heart-warming story that spans the Atlantic connects families in Isanti County and the Netherlands. It captures the spirit of our Memorial Day while recalling the supreme sacrifice laid down to protect the world from tyranny. […]

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