Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: With a whisper of spring in the air, and tiny bits of green beginning to show, most of us are feeling a tremendous sense of relief. At the end of a long winter — full of snow and a polar vortex or two — I want to take a moment to thank our [...]

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Dear Editor: Summer is coming. Community Education staff have been busy planning lots of activities for kids and adults. Whether you’d like to develop a skill, try something new, meet new people or just have some fun, we’ve got something for you. Find everything we have to offer in our new brochure, which will be [...]

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Dear Editor: As a client of Riverwood Centers, I am devastated by its closure. The absence of the services I was receiving has created a huge void in my life and my ability to manage the symptoms of my mental illness. I watch as my peers struggle — one to the point of attempting suicide [...]

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Dear Editor: It was a privilege and an honor to host the celebration of life service for Larry Southerland in the Braham Area Community Center (BACC). Larry served as a BACC task force member, freely sharing his expertise and ideas, while influencing others to join and support our cause — to build a needed community [...]

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Dear Editor: Several area Knights of Columbus (KOC) groups joined together on Sunday, Feb. 23 to host a Bowling for Babies fundraiser at Junction Bowl in Isanti. The fundraiser was to benefit the Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) of Cambridge’s need for a new ultrasound machine. The PRC of Cambridge, a non-profit 501(c)(3), offers free limited [...]

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Dear Editor: On Sunday, March 30, we attended the 150th Anniversary Hymn Sing at Cambridge Lutheran Church. There was beautiful music sung by two choirs along with piano and organ. Cambridge Lutheran has contributed much to our community and the city of Cambridge. Some being the Swedish Festivals which they hosted for several years, the [...]

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Dear Editor: “Many residents from across the nation to right here in Isanti and Chisago counties in the past year exercised their right to renew permits and bear arms.” This passage from your March 19 issue dealing with an increase in permits to carry locally gave me pause. It makes one wonder what really is [...]

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