January 17 deputies were sent to an address on Cooper Lane, Rush City on report of older male being assaulted by 19-year old suspect. The suspect was allegedly combative and bit a deputy. Back-up and ambulance were dispatched and suspect was transported due to level of intoxication. Charges are being reviewed. Incident started about 6:20 p.m.
The hills at Paradise Park in Chisago City were filled with outdoor fun last weekend. Mild temps and snow cover are luring people outdoors for activities that ranged from snowboarding (perfect slope near the lake for youngsters) to full blown speed racer sledding.
Shafer City Council met for their first council meeting of 2021 January 5. The meeting began with the swearing in of newly elected members Dianne Chmielewski and Brad Swenson.
Chisago City Family Pathways Food Shelf Coordinator Cathie Gese receives an $800 check from Craig Stockel, coordinator of the Community Christmas Dinner. The check represents a portion of the donations received from recipients of the Christmas Day meal provided at the First United Methodist Church. More than 230 meals were provided on a drive-through basis in the church's 30th year of this local mission event; the meal was cooked and packaged by nearly 30 volunteers on Christmas Day.
Stacy City Council met mostly in person Jan 12 for the first council meeting of the new year. Present were Mayor-elect Mark Utecht and newly elected council member Tim Sawatzky. Phoning in were council members Jenny Carlson and Marie Lawrence. Absent was council member Tony Olivolo.