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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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Judge finds Geving guilty of use of deadly force against peace officer

A late night encounter involving gunshots between a suicidal male and law enforcement has resulted in a Cambridge man being found guilty of use of deadly force against a peace officer. Ricky Alan Geving, 49, was charged Oct. 3 in … Continue reading

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Judge Dehn honored for his 23 years of work with Mock Trial

By Rachel Kytonen Since 1990, Isanti County District Judge James Dehn has demonstrated his commitment to preserving constitutional democracy and the rule of law through high school mock trial. Due to his work with mock trials, Judge Dehn recently received … Continue reading

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Cambridge motorist hits school bus in Ham Lake

By Eric Hagen Anoka County Union A 23-year-old Cambridge motorist hit a school bus at the corner of Hwy. 65 and 143rd Avenue in Ham Lake before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning, but nobody was hurt, according to the Anoka County … Continue reading

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Fighting drug crime beyond county lines

Jon Tatting Local authorities have launched a new and improved effort in the fight against drug and violent crimes. The sheriffs of Chisago, Isanti and Pine counties voted to adopt the East Central Drug and Violent Offender Task Force during … Continue reading

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Kanabec County Chief Deputy arrested for DWI

Rachel Kytonen Kanabec County Sheriff Chief Deputy, Joel Christian Bos, 33, was arrested Sunday, Dec. 11 near the Braham Moose Lodge for allegedly driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made around 2 a.m. after the Isanti County Sheriff’s Department got … Continue reading

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State Fire Marshal believes Mora fire accidental

A preliminary investigation by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal Division (SFM) indicates the fatal fire in Mora on Dec. 8 was accidental. The exact cause will not be known until the fire marshal investigator finalizes the … Continue reading

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Traffic stops lead to drug, burglary arrests

Rachel Kytonen Isanti County deputies made two motor vehicle traffic stops on Dec. 6 and 7, that led to several warrant arrests, along with drug arrests and recovery of stolen property. A total of six individuals were charged in connection … Continue reading

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Injuries reported in multi-vehicle crash in Cambridge

Rachel Kytonen A three-vehicle accident on Monday, Dec. 5, caused a good portion of South Main Street in Cambridge to be closed most of the afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an Allina ambulance was heading south on South … Continue reading

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Patrols to increase in December

Local law enforcement agencies will increase DWI patrols as part of a statewide DWI enforcement effort in December to combat the potentially deadly and dangerous holiday celebration period. During Minnesota Decembers, 2008–2010, there were 89 traffic deaths and 24 were … Continue reading

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