safety

An Isanti man is in critical condition after being struck by a train at 2 a.m. on Monday, May 20. The Isanti Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a north bound Burlington Northern Sante Fe train within the city of Isanti. The incident occurred approximately 1,000 feet south of Main [...]

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A 58-year-old Cambridge man is facing two counts of felony criminal sexual conduct as a result of sexual contact that began with a minor in 2007. Steven Louis Lang Jr. appeared before Judge Robert Rancourt May 15 in Isanti County District Court, where he was charged with two counts of felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct. [...]

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Investigator Rob Bowker Isanti County Sheriff’s Office This is the time of year when ATV use is ramping up in our area, and it’s a good time to inform the public and riders of the laws related to ATV use. In Minnesota, in order to ride in the ditches, or on a township road, a [...]

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Veterans can suffer physical and psychological aftereffects from traumatic experiences that can culminate in injury to themselves, their families and public safety/law enforcement personnel. When law enforcement officers and first responders respond to a veteran’s crisis call, they need to be able to demonstrate a set of specific skills and de-escalation strategies. The Upper Midwest [...]

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East Central Energy (ECE) employees helped fourth graders at Braham Elementary School celebrate the start of Arbor Month May 3. Students eagerly participated in all aspects of tree planting, despite the cool, drizzly weather. The cooperative provided a flowering crabapple tree for a site in front of their school. Students learned that the tree’s small [...]

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  Four local law enforcement officers have been honored for their life-saving actions the afternoon of July 1, 2012. Sgt. Rod Trunzo and Trooper Eric Maikkula with the Minnesota State Patrol, and Isanti County deputies Sean Connolly and Dave Matchinsky were honored at the Minnesota State Patrol annual awards ceremony April 29. Trunzo, of Gilbert, [...]

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