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By Valorie Arrowsmith Guest Writer It all started at the 400th anniversary of the small Dalarna township in 2007 and has since become a tradition The fifth Venjan Reunion celebration took place in late August in Dalbo. There were 49 visiting Swedes among the 186 people who gathered at the Dalbo Fire Hall for an […]

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Fifty years ago, the people of Isanti County petitioned the State for the establishment of the Isanti Soil and Water Conservation District. Since then, they’ve changed with the times while always focusing on water, soil and wildlife. Conservation districts are local units of government that specialize in assisting private landowners with habitat and erosion control […]

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Barry Wendorf, as Greater Minnesota commissioner, will advocate for funding park, trail projects across region The director of Isanti County Parks and Recreation is excited about a new position that will allow him to speak on behalf of the region for park and trail projects seeking Legacy funding. Barry Wendorf was one of 13 appointed to the […]

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As part of his continuing efforts to help generate jobs and promote local manufacturers, small businesses and employers, Congressman Rick Nolan visited Cambridge last week on his “Make It In America” tour. During his visit Aug. 28, Nolan took tours of Arrow Tank and Cambridge Metal and Plastics. He also met with county commissioners, mayors, […]

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An unusual amount of tax forfeited lots, most in unfinished housing developments in Cambridge, may soon be bid on at public auction. The Isanti County Board on Aug. 21 approved a public sale for the parcels at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the board room at the government center. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. […]

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Teachers, school administrators and community leaders gathered for the 15th annual New Teacher Luncheon Aug. 23 at First Baptist Church in Cambridge. Supporting new teachers and cultivating a relational foundation for educating community members is a principal goal of the event. The event is sponsored as a collaborative effort of the Rotary Club of Cambridge […]

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The Cambridge-Isanti School District is launching its informational campaign on the $10 million bond referendum the district is seeking in November. During the school board meeting Aug. 22, Superintendent Ray Queener outlined the steps the district will take to inform voters about the Nov. 5 referendum. “My goal is to do everything I physically can […]

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