Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, D.C. to participate in a number of planned events [...]

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Dear Editor: I want to apologize to the lady in the wheelchair at the crosswalk last Saturday.  I am sorry for my behavior.  Please except my apology. K. Johnson

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Dear Editor: Today our school systems are very focused on academics, athletics, and social development; but what about environmental consciousness. While we do our part by recycling cans, cardboard, and paper, how effective are these programs, and are there enough recycling resources available to our students? A lack of recycling is not only harmful to [...]

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Dear Editor: About 30 years ago a Cambridge man and his teen-aged son bicycled from Washington to Minnesota. The following year the pair biked from Minnesota to Maine. Sometime after that the man’s mother came to visit him here in Cambridge. She went out for a bike ride without a helmet, fell, and died … [...]

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The Isanti County News allows each candidate running for a local office one free filing statement announcing their candidacy. The Isanti County News doesn’t solicit this announcement from the candidate; it’s up the candidate to submit their filing statement to the newspaper if they wish to do so. The announcement needs to be 300 words [...]

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Dear Editor: The National Popular Vote Movement is seeking to effectively eliminate the role of the Electoral College in presidential elections. While well intentioned, it is woefully misinformed. The Electoral College and the U.S. Senate were both placed in our Constitution to protect the interests of smaller states. In that day Rhode Island and Connecticut [...]

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Dear Editor: Car show season is among us again. Rum River Rods are proud to announce our 4th year hosting the Isanti Weekly Car Show. This year we will be having it downtown Isanti right on Main Street, every Wednesday night from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the months of June, July and August. Grand Finale show [...]

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