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By Derrick Knutson Employees who walked into the Chisago County Government Center Aug. 1 noticed something was amiss, and it didn’t take long to ascertain the problem. The floors in numerous departments were soaked. “The cooling tower failed, which led to flooding of the judicial hallway, the law library and parts of the human services [...]

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By Derrick Knutson Some say inaction is a type of action. If that’s the case, there was a whole lot of action at the Chisago County Board meeting April 18 when it came time to make a decision about redistricting the county. Following the U.S. Census every 10 years, new legislative lines need to be [...]

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By Derrick Knutson At the beginning of the Chisago County board’s worksession on redistricting Wednesday night six options for new districts were on the table for commissioners to consider. By the end of the meeting the board had pared that number to two. County Auditor Dennis Freed passed out a packet of maps to board [...]

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By Derrick Knutson “Can you hear me now?” is likely to be uttered a whole lot less among emergency service personnel and other government workers in Chisago County come June. The county, following suit with other counties across nation in an effort to adhere to an unfunded federal mandate, is upgrading the radio system used [...]

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