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Pastor Mark Gruner believes people are called to love each other in every day life, a mindset that is equally cherished by a local country church that has welcomed him with open arms. Gruner began his duties as an experienced rural pastor at Spring Lake Lutheran Church in North Branch on June 25. His first order [...]

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Fifty-four-year-old Laird Mork, of Harris, sustained non-life-threatening injuries during an airplane crash at the Rush City Airport Aug. 9, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office: At 7:13 p.m. that day, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash. Members of the Chisago County Sheriff’s [...]

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Isanti County District Judge Karla Hancock sentenced Joseph John West IV, of rural Isanti, on July 29 to four years and nine months in prison on a felony DWI charge based on his arrest Jan. 3 in Cambridge. West will have 170 days of the sentence subtracted for time spent in prison awaiting the sentencing. [...]

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Do you know a young person ages 10-17 who could benefit from a positive adult supporting them? Hidden Heroes could be the program for them. Caring adults in the community, or Hidden Heroes, are looking for youth to be paired with for the 2014-15 school year. Each month, Hidden Heroes send their youth match something [...]

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At 8:30 p.m. Aug. 16, in conjunction with the Music and Arts Fest held in Rush City, Treasured Haven Farm will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk on their farm trails located NE of Rush City. This $5 5K trail run is a fundraiser for the Music and Arts Fest. All proceeds go to the Rush [...]

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The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the 2014 Chisago County Citizens’ Academy, an opportunity to see and learn about what goes into making Chisago County a safer community. The academy runs 10-weeks, primarily on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-9:30 p.m., starting Sept. 10. Participants will learn firsthand a myriad of duties officers perform in [...]

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