Category Archives: Isanti County News

Holiday matinee: Bluejacket Hockey rips Vikings 6-1

Senior defenseman Sam Renier broke a 0-0 deadlock with an end-to-end rush culiminated with a goal off a quick wrist shot with 1:07 left in the first period, and the Cambridge-Isanti boys hockey team kept rolling to a 6-1 win … Continue reading

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CIHS Drama Dept. earns ‘SpotLight Musical Theatre’ honors

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced the new Fall 2011 honorees from Minnesota high schools recognizing theatre accomplishments by school and category for the 2011-12 SpotLight Musical Theatre Program. Now in its seventh successful year, SpotLight is Hennepin Theatre Trust’s flagship educational … Continue reading

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Cambridge-Isanti H.S. 1st Term Honor Roll

Seniors Galen D. Aamot, Terra J. Ahlstrom, Linsey N. Altendorf, Logan D. Anderson, Chandra C. Armstrong, Cole V. Bakke, Melissa M. Barnes, Joshua W. Bayne, Cassandra L. Beckmann, Briana L. Bergeron, Nicole L. Bielick, Catherine C. Blake, Todd E. Blakey, … Continue reading

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Holiday Tourney updates

After its opening round loss to Lakeview Christian, the Cambridge-Isanti boys basketball squad rebounded nicely with an 83-42 win over Eveleth-Gilbert in the Dec. 28 consolation semis of the Hibbing Holiday Tournament. Tom Selz ripped the nets for 32 points, … Continue reading

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Isanti man sentenced to 15 years in prison for criminal sexual conduct

By Rachel Kytonen An Isanti man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for felony, 1st degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor—in a position of authority. Douglas Neil Raasch, 35, appeared before Judge P. Hunter Anderson on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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County Board changes to 0% levy for 2012

By Greg Hunt Normally at final budget time for local government boards, a few minor tweaks are adjusted from the preliminary budget, and it’s a done deal. But with the clock winding down, the Isanti County Board changed paths from … Continue reading

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District 911 Board considers renovating CIHS kitchen

By Rachel Kytonen The Cambridge-Isanti School Board is considering a $1.6 million renovation of its commercial kitchen area at the high school. During the board meeting Thursday, Dec. 22, Mark Eisenbacher, Building and Grounds Director, explained the district has been … Continue reading

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Blue Star Mothers bill signed into law

The President recently signed into law a bipartisan bill to expand membership in Blue Star Mothers of America to more mothers of current or former military service members. Mary Jo Muellner, is the president of the Pine City Blue Star … Continue reading

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Historical Society receives nearly $7K to restore fire salvaged archives

Just in time for the New Year, the Minnesota Historical Society awarded history and historic preservation grants to dozens of organizations across the state.  The Minnesota Historical Society recently announced 46 recipients of 48 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants … Continue reading

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Edblad re-elected to state County Attorneys Association

G. Paul Beaumaster, Rice County Attorney, will lead the Minnesota County Attorneys Association over the next 12 months. Beaumaster, an Assistant Isanti County Attorney from 1995 to 1999, was elected president during the Association’s annual meeting in Bloomington last week. … Continue reading

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