staff columns

I suppose this is where we get a bit personal. My name is Urmila Ramakrishnan, and I’m the newest addition to the Isanti County News. I’ll be writing stories about the Braham City Council, Braham School Board and other community news. I’d like to think that I’m your typical goulash-eating Minnesotan. I was born in [...]

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Cambridge-Isanti School District taxpayers have a responsibility to make an informed decision about the $10 million bond referendum before heading to the polls Nov. 5. The School District has been embarking on an informational campaign to get as much information to the public as possible. The School District’s website, www.cambridge.k12.mn.us, has information on its homepage [...]

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I must admit that I’m not a big fan of writing about myself. But since I’ve been invited to, here it goes. My name is Shawna Carpentier and I am the newest reporter at the Isanti County News. You will see me with notebook and camera in hand as I connect with the community and [...]

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It’s hard to believe I’ve been with the Isanti County News for almost two years. I remember my first day of work when I took a tour of Cambridge, driving around to learn the ins and outs of the community, from Goldenwood in the south to the new business developments in the east.  I’ve had [...]

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Every Christmas season, one of my favorite traditions is driving around and looking at Christmas lights. I think this was something my father instilled in me. Some of my favorite memories growing up were looking at Christmas lights. Every year, after our school Christmas concert, we would drive around looking at Christmas lights in my [...]

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Make time to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6. With a presidential election, two state constitutional amendment questions and key positions up for election in state and local races, your vote matters more than ever. Our opinion pages have been filled the past few weeks with letters to the editor for and against the marriage amendment, [...]

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