Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: A few weeks ago, an article in the paper caught my eye. Isanti County has received five annual awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting from a national finance officers association. So I spoke to a couple of people I know at the County to get more information about this. I was so impressed [...]

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Dear Editor: We would like to thank all the friends and businesses that donated toward the purchase of our granddaughter’s (Ashlynn Johnson) steer at the 4-H State Fair Auction. It was a fun and exciting time for Ashlynn; she loves showing her cattle at local and state shows. The money for her steer will help [...]

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Dear Editor: Poll numbers for Congress and President Obama reveal high levels of disapproval nationally and in Minnesota, suggesting significant changes are needed. One change discussed is term limits. We have term limits. They are called elections and we voters are not enforcing them. Dislodging incumbents happens infrequently. The 2010 election was “historic,” yet only [...]

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Dear Editor: I read last week’s paper where Commissioner Greg Anderson “gave kudos to the different departments for cooperating and reducing the original levy amount substantially.”  If county employees are setting the tax levy, why do we have elected officials? Who is representing us, the taxpayers, especially when they increase Isanti County taxes nearly 15 [...]

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Dear Editor: We would like to thank everyone who joined us for our 60th Anniversary Party on Sunday, September 21, 2014. Ted and Barbara Erickson, Isanti

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Dear Editor: I want to thank Wayne Seiberlich for his teaching us all on the pros and cons and his perspective on medical marijuana. What a great lesson we have all learned. That is why we need to vote people into office who are willing to consult the expert before we get into something we [...]

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Dear Editor: The Fatality Review Committee of the Isanti Toward Zero Deaths Program met recently to discuss crashes in the county. After discussing three crashes in Isanti County, we would like to provide some messages to the public. First, driving is such an important activity it requires a driver’s full attention. Pay attention to the [...]

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