A variance request to construct a garage larger than the house was denied after considerable discussion by the Isanti City Council during its Sept. 15 meeting.
If you have been toying around with the idea of planting cover crops on your agricultural fields the Isanti Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has a new program that may be of interest to you.
The city of Isanti has set its proposed 2021 preliminary tax levy at just under $3 million, up slightly from the 2020 levy of $2.7 million.
Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) has announced that the Grand Rapids Airport and Rush City Regional Airport are set to receive funds from the Department of Transportation to improve airport infrastructure. Part of each of these grants were funded by the CARES Act, which Stauber helped pass b…
The city of North Branch and North Branch Area Public Schools are working together to help provide students with more opportunities for social distancing as the new school year begins.
The city of Cambridge has approved a proposal for assisting small businesses in the corporate city limits of Cambridge impacted by COVID-19.
With seven proposals for service received by the North Branch City Council for the position of city attorney, the council determined during its Aug. 12 meeting a subcommittee should be formed to begin the selection process.
A practice by the North Branch City Council allowing council members to add concerns and topics for discussion to the agenda, up to one week prior to the meeting date, sparked discussion with acting City Attorney Dave Anderson during the July 28 meeting.
With the upcoming retirement of Cambridge Fire Chief Sean Okerlund, the Cambridge City Council appointed Todd Tomczik as the new fire chief effective the day of Okerlund’s retirement.
The Chisago County Board of Commissioners set in motion a means for businesses around the county to receive aid to cover losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of its meeting held Wednesday, Aug. 5.
For the final two street dances in Isanti this year, patrons will have another option for their beer purchases.
The Isanti County commissioners were forced to deliver some bad news to the Isanti County Fair Board as part of their meeting held July 15.
For the third time since 2014, the city of Cambridge is having discussions about allowing residents to have chickens within city limits.
A facility in Braham that provides services to physically and sexually abused children and vulnerable adults is asking for monetary support from Isanti County.
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My name is Anne Neu and I have had the honor of serving our Chisago County in the Minnesota House for the last four years. I hope to earn your support in the August Primary and the November General Election to continue serving our community for the next two years.
I am Katie Malchow and I am running for State Representative for District 32B. I have lived in Lindstrom with my husband and three children since 2005. My children all attend the Chisago Lakes schools and as a mother and active community supporter, I am proud of our community and all it has …
I, Senator Mark Koran, have filed for re-election to the Minnesota State Senate representing Senate District 32 encompassing most of Isanti and Chisago counties.
Representative Brian Johnson is seeking re-election in Minnesota House District 32A which includes most of Isanti and northern Chisago counties.
Kurt Daudt is the Republican Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives, and is serving his fourth term representing District 31A.
Rick Greene of Amador Township is running for re-election to the Chisago County Board. Since 2007 he has served as county commissioner from District 2, representing North Branch, Shafer, Taylors Falls and the townships of Amador, Franconia, Shafer and Sunrise.
The city of North Branch is looking into its nuisance complaint procedures after it was determined the current ordinance doesn’t allow for council action to successfully address and enforce issues within the city, when it comes to a variety of nuisances.
An agenda item that helped to pack council chambers and brought multiple users of the North Branch Water & Light (NBWL) system to speak during public comment resulted in discontent and heated discussions amongst council members.
Over $26.6 million in total benefits were distributed in Veterans Affairs expenditures in 2019 through the Isanti County Veterans Services Office, a slight increase from $25 million in 2018.
With golf courses up and running, an on-sale 3.2 malt liquor license was renewed for Sanbrook Golf Course during the Isanti City Council meeting on June 16.
After a lengthy discussion at the June 9 North Branch City Council meeting, council members have established a time line for considering and appointing applicants for the open positions on the Water and Light Commission.
Rush City Council took a closer look at a project aimed at widening East Fourth Street as part of its meeting held virtually on Monday, June 8.