Reader’s Forum

Dear Editor: I would like to thank the Braham community, the Braham Elementary School and the parents and their young scouts who joined Braham Cub Scouts Troop 230. September 18 was a statewide Cub Scout sign up night. Braham was the most successful in the Gateway District, which covers 14 cities ranging from Elk River [...]

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Dear Editor: Just want to say thanks to Chris Caulk of the Isanti County Sheriff’s Department for responding to the Green Lake flood problems this spring. Chris located “No Wake” buoys and signs for the lake. These were very effective in preventing shore erosion that would have been caused by uncontrolled wave action. Ken Murray [...]

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Dear Editor: On Nov. 4 of this year, all eligible voters in Isanti County have the wonderful opportunity to decide who they wish to have represent them. Often voters will not know any of the candidates, so it can be helpful to hear from someone that has personal knowledge of a candidate. This letter is [...]

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Dear Editor: Chad Struss is running for County Auditor. We’ve known Chad for years. He and our son Michael were best friends from elementary school through high school. When we asked Michael if he had any words to describe Chad he quickly responded with, “dependable, solid, steadfast, honest, soft spoken but witty, a real straight [...]

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Dear Editor: I retired from the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office in May of this year. It has been an honor serving the citizens of the county for over 30 years. I have worked for several sheriffs over that 30 year span, some better than others. I have worked with both of the candidates running for [...]

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Dear Editor: I am responding to a recent article in the Isanti County News regarding the Isanti Fire District. Let’s look at the latest numbers provided by the Fire District for 2013. The city had 306 calls out of a total of 689, a 44.4 percent ratio. Spencer Brook had 54 calls, a ratio of [...]

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Dear Editor: I would like to express my support for Chris Caulk for sheriff of Isanti County. Both candidates, John and Chris, worked for me while I was Chief Deputy and Isanti County Sheriff. Both of these candidates are very fine men and law enforcement officers but the reason I support Chris Caulk is because [...]

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