Chisago County

Chisago County is asking residents to share their ideas regarding the county’s parks and trails system at two meetings: 6-8 p.m. July 17, at North Branch Area Library, 6355 379th St., North Branch; 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14, at the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, 30525 Linden St., Lindstrom. The Chisago County Board and the County [...]

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A toddler who was reported missing by his parents just after 11 a.m. Friday was located safe and sound more than two hours later in Nessel Township. According to a release from the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office: Local authorities responded to the 1700 block of 500th Street in Stanchfield, where the 2-year-old already had been [...]

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When Riverwood Centers closed last month, reams of patient records were left at its locations in Chisago, Isanti and Pine counties. The nonprofit – which provided crisis, psychological assessment and therapies, medication management, community-based mental health rehabilitation services for children and adults, anger management and offender treatment programs, individual, family and group therapy, and emergency [...]

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Motorists who have been driving on Chisago County roads and other thoroughfares across the state this winter have likely noticed the trips in their cars haven’t been exceptionally smooth. Some portions of roadways, even streets that are fairly new, can feel wavy, there are multiple potholes, and there are some areas where the roads have [...]

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Trends matter in the eyes of those who work in drug prevention. In Chisago County, this year’s Community Partnership Student Survey data, complied with 2013 results, shows trends that note more students in the county are making the responsible choice to not use drugs and alcohol. Executive Director of Chisago County Community Partnership Tom Koplitz [...]

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The closing leaves thousands searching for new mental health providers— by Rachel Kytonen and Jon Tatting The recent closing of Riverwood Centers has left nearly 4,000 residents of East Central Minnesota searching for new mental health service providers. The Braham-based nonprofit was known for decades as Five County Mental Health Centers because it originally contracted [...]

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