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Fridley’s University Avenue fencing and landscaping is taking a step forward after the City Council accepted a bid July 13.
Karina Kpahn, of Coon Rapids, has been selected to represent 4-H in Minnesota and work with thousands of people from across the state.
A Spring Lake Park man faces multiple charges after allegedly shooting at law enforcement during a standoff at his home July 6. The incident was his second standoff with officers in less than two weeks, according to the charges.
The state recently sent warning letters to two Anoka County restaurants over violations of the requirements for reopening under Gov. Tim Walz’s June 5 executive order, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.
A lifelong artist who had her own studio for 20 years and a complete newcomer to the form are coming together for a shared gallery.
Which species comes to mind when you think about bees? I bet it is either a bumblebee or a honeybee. However, those species make up less than 2% of Minnesota’s native bees. If we are being technical, honeybees are not truly native to this continent. The Minnesota DNR did a biological survey …
James W. Groat was the great-grandson of John Groat, who immigrated to the United States from Germany in the 1700s, eventually settling in upstate New York. Born in 1824, James married Rebecca and the family came west, settling in Anoka in 1854.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, police reform and civil unrest captured voters’ attention, the nation was in a longstanding debate about how to reform our immigration system. On one extreme, we have some who want to open up our borders to everyone, and on the other, we have those who want to s…
If the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has taught us anything it is that police and social justice reform are sorely needed in Minnesota. One reform that must be tackled is the ever-growing achievement gap in public education and the fact children of color, American Indian children and …
As the coronavirus pandemic has burned across the United States, we’ve heard a lot about frontline heroes. The efforts by doctors, nurses, health care workers and first responders are immeasurable to the country.