Chisago County Newswire

Chisago County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chisago County, MN.

Results 1 - 20 of 237 in Chisago County, MN

  1. Minnesota's solar garden program takes off in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... added about 260 megawatts of utility-scale solar over the past year, including a 100-megawatt solar plant in Chisago County, which produces electricity directly for Xcel. Community solar projects in Minnesota are usually no more than 5 megawatts ...

    Comment?

  2. NEWSRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Chisago County Press

    The jury took only about an hour returning a guilty verdict Thursday this week, supporting charges of unintentional third degree homicide against Lindstrom resident, Alexander Menne. Friday, December 15, 2017 Chisago County has worn its reputation for being known as 'solar capital of Minnesota' proudly, but the glow has worn-off for a group of landowners in the south end of the county.

    Comment?

  3. SCHOOLSRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2017 | Chisago County Press

    ... to be at work on time, and not having to answer to our superiors. Thursday, September 28, 2017 Schools in Chisago County have plans to spend a whole host of "SHIP" grants on activities and equipment to enhance health. The state health improvement ...

    Comment?

  4. Menne found guilty by jury, sentencing in FebruaryRead the original story

    Friday | Chisago County Press

    ... since his arrest around February 2016. He attended his trial wearing an electronic monitoring device. Chisago County has brought three other similar cases and won convictions for third degree unintentional murder, by providing substances that a jury ...

    Comment?

  5. Motorist accused of running stop sign north of Twin Cities, killing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Star Tribune

    ... driving. On the day of the crash, her license was valid, the state Department of Public Safety said Thursday. Chisago County Sheriff's Capt. Keith Hoppe said that his office continues to investigate the case, which will be sent to the county ...

    Comment?

  6. Citizens call for solar array permitting changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Chisago County Press

    Chisago County has worn its reputation for being known as 'solar capital of Minnesota' proudly, but the glow has worn-off for a group of landowners in the south end of the county. Approximately 25 to 30 citizens attended what ended up being a two-hour sit down with zoning officials and County Commissioner Rick Greene last week, to air concerns over proliferating solar array sites.

    Comment?

  7. Texting for 9-1-1 not a direct service for Chisago; yetRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Chisago County Press

    ... starting Tuesday this week-- but voice-calling is still the quickest and best option, officials stress. Chisago County Communications Director Alicia Stovern, said the text option is first being rolled out in larger populated areas, through ...

    Comment?

  8. Wilton Palmer JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Chisago County Press

    ... Church and served many years as a youth leader. He also led the North Branch Chapter of FFA, served on the Chisago County Park Board for over 33 years as well as many other volunteer organizations. He enjoyed camping, roller skating, softball, ...

    Comment?

  9. Northern county township lands nearly $2 million in state grantRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Chisago County Press

    ... last year in winning over a million dollars for its broadband initiative; there were meetings held in Chisago County soliciting any additional interest in the Border to Border application process. Nekowitsch attended a meeting June 26 in North ...

    Comment?

  10. No injury reported in North Branch school bus rear-end accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Chisago County Press

    Ice-coated roads were causing difficult driving conditions all over Chisago County Tuesday morning and North Branch was no exception. A North Branch School District reports a bus was rear ended while at a bus stop on Highway 95 about three miles west of town, Tuesday morning, Dec 5. The district's transportation manager Jared Grawe was at the scene, and state patrol and North Branch Police responded.

    Comment?

  11. The Drive: Will MnDOT reopen closed rest areas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Star Tribune

    ... That's only if they are open. The Goose Creek rest area on northbound I-35 near Harris, Minn., in Chisago County, has been closed for construction since summer, and Drive readers wonder when it's going to reopen. Not until August or September 2018, ...

    Comment?

  12. Hunters find body of missing Twin Cities kayaker on Wis. side of St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Star Tribune

    ... northeast of the Twin Cities, authorities said last week. Her, 49, had been missing since July 12, when the Chisago County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota received a report of a kayak discovered north of Rock Island on the Wisconsin side of the river. ...

    Comment?

  13. Body found in Interstate Park was missing Oakdale kayakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | Marshall Independent

    ... a kayaking trip. His family filed a missing person's reports when he did not return home. According to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office, an unoccupied kayak was later spotted north of Rock Island on the St. Croix River. The sheriff's office said ...

    Comment?

  14. Body of missing Minnesota kayaker found in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... a kayaking trip. His family filed a missing person's reports when he did not return home. According to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office, an unoccupied kayak was later spotted north of Rock Island on the St. Croix River. The sheriff's office said ...

    Comment?

  15. Lighting Festival figurehead truly a noble ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Chisago County Press

    ... Airport. Its developers bought-out her dad's farmstead in Blaine, 60 years ago, and her family ended up in Chisago County. Eventually she met Bud and they've been married 58 years. Mary Anne was the youngest of four and she recalls that she always ...

    Comment?

  16. Lindstrom has more questions on 3 percent lodging tax, action tabledRead the original story

    Friday Nov 24 | Chisago County Press

    ... Keith Carlson suggested that in order to create a level playing field the tax must apply to all lodging in Chisago County. Redland responded it is her understanding county commissioners support the tax but just haven't acted on it. The discussion ...

    Comment?

  17. SCHOOLSRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Chisago County Press

    ... to be at work on time, and not having to answer to our superiors. Thursday, September 28, 2017 Schools in Chisago County have plans to spend a whole host of "SHIP" grants on activities and equipment to enhance health. The state health improvement ...

    Comment?

  18. Body found in Interstate Park is that of missing Oakdale kayaker, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | TwinCities

    ... police. An unoccupied kayak was later spotted north of Rock Island on the St. Croix River, according to the Chisago County sheriff's office. Deputies found the kayak pulled up on the shore, with a tackle box and keys to a vehicle inside, the ...

    Comment?

  19. NEWSRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Chisago County Press

    ... Anybody who is trying to sell a home or vacant property is likely pleased with the rebound of real estate in Chisago County; but for staff in the county assessor and auditor offices, sales activity also means data-updating and monitoring how it all ...

    Comment?

  20. SCHOOLSRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | Chisago County Press

    ... to be at work on time, and not having to answer to our superiors. Thursday, September 28, 2017 Schools in Chisago County have plans to spend a whole host of "SHIP" grants on activities and equipment to enhance health. The state health improvement ...

    Comment?