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Isanti native Tony Nelson can add another prestige memory to his block-buster 2013 year: Grand Marshal of this year’s Isanti Rodeo Jubilee Days parade. This year’s parade will be held Thursday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Food vendors will be lined up along the parade route beginning at 3 p.m. Back in March, Nelson became [...]

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It’s often said that the best things in life are free. Kids at the Beach Outreach, a nonprofit in Cambridge, embraces that philosophy. The organization is set to host a free community day camp starting July 9. The day camp will operate every Tuesday and Wednesday over the course of four weeks ending on July [...]

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The 2013 Cambridge Ambassadors Becky Dowell, Elizabeth Poppen and Morgan Scheiller were crowned during the Crowning Celebration June 14 at the Hardy Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti High School. Click on photo to begin slideshow. Photos by Rachel Kytonen  

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Rum River BMX in Isanti continues to evolve as a pedal sport fit for anyone with a bike and drive for fun competition at one of the top race tracks in the nation. Kevin Riedemann is back as track operator, and the starting gate has already been buzzing this year with boys and girls of [...]

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  Sometimes wishes really do come true. Summer Atkins was nearly 3 years old when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia May 6, 2010. She finished chemotherapy treatment July 15, 2012, and nearly seven months later, she got the surprise of a lifetime. Summer’s mother, Laura Atkins, explained the family’s dog, Daisy, passed away [...]

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An event to bring awareness to brain aneurysms and honor the life of a Braham resident will be held June 1 as part of Braham Appreciation Day. The Appreciation for Life event will be the first fundraising event in Minnesota to benefit the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, according to Kendall Stasinos, of Callanan & Klein Communications [...]

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