Isanti County

Suspect currently in custody in Isanti County   Those who live near 400th Street and Golden Avenue in North Branch likely noticed an increased police presence in the area around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. According to information from the North Branch Police Department, authorities from North Branch, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office and even a K-9 [...]

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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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by Rachel Kytonen and Jon Tatting— Several people have been arrested in connection with an undercover drug investigation, including an offender on the Minnesota Department of Correction’s top 10 most wanted list. The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force concluded a four-month investigation late last month into drug trafficking and possession of stolen [...]

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Provided by the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office— The East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force recently concluded a four-month investigation into drug trafficking and possession of stolen property cases that occurred in Chisago and Isanti counties. Of the four search warrants executed on Nov. 26, the first occurred along the 30 block of East [...]

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Two Isanti County men flee authorities, but are quickly apprehended Nov. 10 was allegedly a busy day of debauchery for Timothy Alan Beckman and Michael Allen Chilson. Beckman, 45, of Isanti, reportedly stole an all-terrain vehicle and was in possession of brass knuckles and a substance believed to be methamphetamine. Chilson, 27, of Cambridge, reportedly [...]

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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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