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Parents, administrators address concerns during community forum by Rachel Kytonen Isanti County News Education funding for rural Minnesota needs to change, said parents and administrators of area school districts. During an education forum held March 25 at Cambridge Intermediate School, Milaca School District Superintendent Jerry Hansen said school districts shouldn’t have to rely on passing […]

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In a time when local government budgets are very tight, Chisago County might have to find an extra $350,000 to $500,000 in its coffers to address a state mandate that will require the county to perform more Medicaid assessments. At the Jan. 23 Chisago County Board of Commissioners meeting, Chisago County Administrator Bruce Messelt relayed […]

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There was a general consensus among area educators, school board members and parents who attended a public meeting on school funding Thursday at the North Branch Area Education Center: something needs to be changed about how money is allocated to schools. The meeting was one of a series that has been organized by Minnesota Commissioner […]

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Betty Stoffel, a North Branch resident who has lived in Chisago County for over 40 years, implored the Chisago County Board of Commissioners to find a way to fund senior center activities at Uptown Maple Commons in North Branch at the board’s Sept. 19 meeting. At its previous meeting Sept. 5, the board voted 3-2 […]

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