Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: The Cambridge Ambassador Program is proud to have 2013 Ambassador Morgan Scheiller representing the community at the 2014 Minneapolis Aquatennial next week, July 21-25. Spending a week participating in the Queen of the Lakes Scholarship Program is an extraordinary once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a select few young women each summer.  We are thrilled to [...]

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Dear Editor: After 33 plus years of law enforcement, all within Isanti County, and the last year and a half as your sheriff, I am officially announcing my retirement from the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office. My last day in office will be Dec. 31, 2014. It has been a pleasure to have been able to [...]

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Dear Editor: Memorial Blood Centers would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the dedicated blood donors in the community of Isanti. On Thursday, June 26, we were at the Community Center for one of our six Isanti Community blood drives this year.  A total of 56 units were collected, which will help [...]

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Here’s a thank you to all who have stopped for me at various crosswalks. It is appreciated. Now a complaint about people stopping on the crosswalks, waiting to go. If you’re at a light going left or straight, you have to wait until it changes. If you’re turning right and you see an opening, give [...]

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I was a bit surprised to learn about the misinformation in Mr. Dennis Lund’s letter to the editor regarding the indoor BMX Arena. It seems odd that someone who does not even live in the city of Isanti is so concerned about our fiscal health. He should be happy to know that since I have [...]

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Dear Editor: $2.3 million for an indoor sandbox. That is what taxpayers will have if the Rum River BMX Association goes defunct. Mayor Wimmer claims to have a contingency plan. See any red flags here? The city would own a 73,000 square foot building filled with rolling hills on dirt, no concrete floor, no HVAC [...]

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Dear Editor: As I sat at a picnic table Sunday night at Sandquist Family Park, after the Cambridge-Isanti Competitive Baseball In-House tournament wrapped up, I admired the new ball field, with freshly laid sod, and the Ball Park in general. Under the direction of Russ Mann, we worked diligently with Chris Storlie from the Church [...]

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