Chisago County

People enjoying the holiday season can avoid a merry little time in jail if they plan ahead for a sober ride. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office in cooperation with the Lakes Area Police Department, North Branch Police Department and the Wyoming Police Department will increase drunk driving enforcement during a statewide and nationwide Drive Sober […]

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According to a survey of residents in Chisago County, inactivity, poor eating and obesity are perceived as moderate to severe problems countywide. Deborah Schumacher, Chisago County community health services administrator, and Ruthie Koelsch, Chisago County public health supervisor, relayed the results of that survey to the Chisago County Board of Commissioners Nov. 6. Koelsch explained […]

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The following actions and discussion points were addressed at the Oct. 21 Harris City Council meeting. Roads were once again on the agenda at the Harris City Council meeting. This time it had to do with the county turning back roads to the city. It is part of a 20-year plan in which the county […]

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Toward the end of the Chisago County Board of Commissioner’s meeting Oct. 2, County Administrator Bruce Messelt gave the board an update on the possible effects on the county if the government shutdown isn’t resolved in the coming weeks. Thankfully, he said, the county is fairly “well insulated” against a federal shutdown because it doesn’t […]

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By Rachel Kytonen/Isanti County News— As part of his continuing efforts to help generate jobs and promote local manufacturers, small businesses and employers, Congressman Rick Nolan visited Cambridge, Wyoming and Chisago City last week on his “Make It In America” tour. During his visit Aug. 28, Nolan took tours of Arrow Tank and Cambridge Metal […]

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A teenage girl from Stacy, who was first reported as a runaway July 1, is still missing and now considered an endangered runaway by authorities. According to a Chisago County Sheriff’s Office press release, 17-year-old Jacelyn Greeson had made contact with family members in Becker, Minn., within the first few days of running way. She […]

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