Chisago County

Even though the calendar says it’s still fall, Mother Nature decided winter should come early this year. Parts of Chisago and Isanti counties received 15-plus inches of snow Nov. 10, the highest amount in the state during this early season snowstorm. Downtown North Branch was traversable Nov. 11, but the roads were still slick due […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Chisago County Administrator Bruce Messelt said at the board’s Aug. 20 meeting that the county is currently in good financial standing with a bond rating of AA2, but there is a “50-50” chance the county’s bond rating could be downgraded. He explained that the recent downgrades in North Branch’s bond rating and North Branch Water […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

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 […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

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 […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

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 […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

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 […]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow