Reader’s Forum
Dear Editor: The American Legion Howard McCarty Post 290 announced that Jenny Skalicky was the winner of the 2014 Cambridge-Isanti High School Oratorical Contest sponsored by the post. Skalicky received a $250 scholarship award for winning the contest. Madison Spencer won second place and received a...Read More
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Dear Editor: The constant stream news articles about rail shipments of taconite, timber, agriculture commodities and manufactured goods being held up to accommodate trains of oil cars underscores the wisdom of Congressman Nolan’s vote for the Keystone Pipeline project. Nolan recognizes that pipeli...Read More
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Dear Editor: With a modest effort, you can be a 2014 Christmas hero. In the next week, we need some authentic heroes, and we hope you’ll be one of them. By buying a gift for a kid whose family can’t afford it, you make a simple, irreversible statement, and will help bring something good and [......Read More
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Dear Editor: To the low lives that topped the beautiful spruce tree that 4-H planted 16 years ago at the Isanti Township Hall, we see your tracks in the snow. Next year, you should bring the kids. Isanti Township Board...Read More
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Dear Editor: If you have ever visited Lake Fannie, you have probably met Ringo, a Border Collie Mix with two very distinctively different colored eyes. In his younger day, he could jump over 6 foot fences, catch a Frisbee while doing a back flip, and play tug-of-war with the best of them.  However,...Read More
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Dear Editor: In trying to keep my weight steady, I try to exercise, like walking up to an hour a day. When winter comes, I am tempted to give up due to snowy and icy sidewalks. Today, with snow on the ground, I was on the way from the bakery to my car when I [...]...Read More
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Dear Editor: As the holidays approach, the Salvation Army is busy with our wish list — that no family will be without food or shelter, and that no one will be forgotten and alone in this season of joy. Of course, The Salvation Army Service Unit of Isanti County has been working all year long [...]...Read More
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