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Dear Editor: To all teachers, parents, students, and community members affiliated with the Cambridge-Isanti School District: This letter is in response to the House Bill 1497 introduced by State Representative Dean Urdahl, which requires all Minnesota grade school students to pass a 100-question civ...Read More
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Dear Editor: I just wanted to share with you a bit of family history about the Arlington Hotel. My grandfather, Hjalmar Beckstrom, emigrated to Minnesota in 1902 from Vastervik, Sweden. In the 1950s and 60s he was no longer living with my grandmother and so he lived at the Arlington Hotel. I recall ...Read More
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Dear Editor: Prairie Senior Cottages of Isanti sincerely would like to thank Jamie Fowler, of the North Branch Dairy Queen, who so graciously and generously donated quarts of ice cream and supplied the sundae cups, spoons and napkins. Our 50s themed family night party was a huge success due in part ...Read More
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Dear Editor: As the dust settles at the southeast corner of Highway 95 and Main Street, it should be crystal clear to all that the historic downtown area of Cambridge is sliding toward an unfortunate and now, seemingly inevitable demise. Beyond the rubble that was once the Arlington, empty and under...Read More
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Dear Editor: I read “Free College: Time Has Come” on Feb. 25 about President Obama’s recent proposal. I have an answer to your question, “Is free college the best hope for the future of the American economy?” Most Americans would agree that higher education is imperative to a successful ca...Read More
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Dear Editor: In honor of February being “Heart Healthy Awareness Month,” students in Mrs. Tomczak and Miss Pearson’s second, third and fourth grade physical education classes at Braham Elementary participated in the “Jump Rope for Heart” fundraiser. This year, students raised $5,846 in ple...Read More
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Dear Editor: The area Knights of Columbus and the Pregnancy Resource Center of Cambridge co-hosted their “Bowling for Babies” event Feb. 22 at Junction Bowl in Isanti. This fundraising event was a huge success thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors that made it possible. Nearly 100 people ca...Read More
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Dear Editor: On behalf of the entire Cambridge Fire Department, I would like to thank those that supported our efforts at the Arlington fire. We had over 40-hours on scene in two days. It would have been a lot tougher if it weren’t for the local businesses that assisted us along the way with food,...Read More
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