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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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It was a historic day in the city of Braham May 1 as a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Braham Community Center project. Despite the chilly weather, a large contingency of people of all ages from Braham, as well as neighboring communities, gathered for the celebration. The ceremony opened with “The Star-Spangeled Banner” and [...]

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Hoodwinked into showing up at the MinnCo Community Room by saying it was an early birthday party for her, Jill Arnoldy grew a little suspicious when she entered the packed facility. Soon, she was overcome with emotion when the Isanti County Salvation Army unit member was handed not one, but two large service awards. Arnoldy, [...]

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Jeffrey Hage Princeton Union Eagle For five days in July 1953, Duane Broten lay wounded in the trenches on a Korean battlefield where he was held as a prisoner of war. On Sunday, the former Army sergeant from Spencer Brook Township, was recogonized for his heroics. Sixty years after being held captive in Korea, Sen. [...]

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The 3rd annual Earth Friendly Fair hosted by the e-club at the Anoka-Ramsey Community College- Cambridge Campus drew a large crowd for the morning and afternoon of activities. Children were entertained with a Scavenger Hunt to kick off the morning. Seminar speakers throughout the day delved into topics on energy independence, gardening and do-it-yourself projects. [...]

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Tesha M. Christensen Isanti County Historical Society Want to be a better cook? Learn tips and tricks at the Taste of Home Cooking show coming this Saturday, April 20, to the Cambridge-Isanti High School. “Don’t miss this great event. We’re lucky to bring it to Isanti County,” said Isanti County Historical Society Executive Director Kathy [...]

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A public hearing and open house on the proposed high-speed passenger rail service from Minneapolis to Duluth generated both enthusiasm and pause April 4 at the Armed Forces Readiness and Community Center in Cambridge. The public was invited to learn more and formally comment on what’s called the Tier 1 Service Level Environmental Assessment for [...]

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