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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Admittedly, I have little experience with camping. Well, I guess I should say that I have almost no experience. Prior to my most recent vacation, my whole life’s worth of camping was just a single, one-day excursion to Jay Cooke State Park with my wife, Jill, before we were married. I don’t have a problem [...]

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To the editor Recently there was a letter to the editor in this paper about Rep. Barrett running a picture of some Union Laborers and that the picture in the campaign brochure implied support for Rep. Barrett. The union folks said they don’t support Rep. Barrett because he didn’t support the bonding bill. Well, it’s [...]

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To the editor Last week the Rush City Youth Sports Club donated $1,800 toward the purchase of new volleyball equipment for the Rush City youth volleyball program. This generous donation will help to ensure that our young aspiring athletes will have the necessary equipment to help them become successful. The Youth Sports Club’s mission of [...]

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To the editor Bob Barrett claims he lives in a rented house in Lindstrom when he owns a home in Shafer. How many of us would live and pay rent for one house while we own a home in another house about six miles away? Instead of supposedly moving to the Lindstrom rental property, why [...]

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