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Thirty-one teams plunged into the icy water of Long Lake west of Isanti. The crisp -2 degree weather didn’t stop the costumes, fun and charity event Saturday, March 1. Click on any photo to begin the slideshow found at the end of the article. Photos by Greg Hunt.

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The city of Cambridge is continuing to pursue grant opportunities to help fund proposed improvements to Cambridge City Park along Second Avenue. During the Cambridge City Council meeting March 3, the council held a discussion with Barry Wendorf, who serves as Isanti County Parks Director and as an ex-officio member of the Cambridge Parks, Trails [...]

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Court feels defendant continues to be public safety risk Isanti County Judge James Dehn ordered bail at $1.5 million without conditions or $1 million with conditions in relation to continuous probation violations in the felony driving under the influence case filed two months ago against Joseph John West IV. West, 33, of Isanti, was charged [...]

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Click on any photo to begin the slideshow found at the end of the article. Photos by Urmila Ramakrishnan Cambridge resident Nichole Laase never thought she could go out to eat with her 6-year-old son Preston. But after welcoming Kona, a yellow Labrador retriever service dog, into the family Jan. 30, she’s been able to [...]

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Sixteen students from Spain are coming to visit Isanti County in July, but half still need host families. Cindy Schroeder, Compass USA Homestay program coordinator, said the students, male and female and ages 14-17, will be staying July 2-30. “My husband and I love hospitality and love people, and love hosting young students in our [...]

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In one classroom, a teacher tosses a piece of Starburst candy to the outstretched hand of a student who answered a question correctly. In another, which doesn’t even resemble a classroom, a student receives instruction on a job skill within a simulated work environment. Traditional desks cannot be found in this school. Rather, simple long [...]

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First Baptist Church of Cambridge is celebrating a milestone that is longer than most people’s lifetimes. For the past year, First Baptist has celebrated 125 years of active existence in the community of Cambridge. Bob Jonsson has been the lead pastor of First Baptist since 2006 and has witnessed the sacrifice and resources it has [...]

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