Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently released the results of a study that estimates the contribution of Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College to the regional economy to be $371.7 million and 3,198 jobs.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says now is the time to talk with kids about the dangers of ice.
Two more libraries in the Anoka County Library system will get automated materials handling systems.
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Adams Publishing Group announced Dec. 3 they have purchased the assets of the Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership from W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. The Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership publish 13…
A proposal to construct a roundabout at the entrance to Riverdale Crossing Shopping Center in Coon Rapids as part of the reconstruction of Riverdale Drive has hit a snag.
When it comes to frights such as haunted houses, Natalie Netteberg is not a fan. But in October the sophomore at St. Francis High School put aside her fears and took part in the Bethel Haunted Trails sponsored by the Bethel Fire Department.
Dan and Sandy Adler have been focused on their Heart of the City Christian music ministry since 1996. So when space at the Old Milk Factory on Fourth Avenue in Anoka became available, they did not jump at the chance to renovate it.
Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka will host a Christmas concert and luncheon featuring pianist and composer Mary Beth Carlson 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8.
Last month two men who changed the world for millions died within one sunset of each other: Stan Lee, the superhero creator, and Minnesota’s Richard Proudfit, the champion of malnourished children.
One of the most important things adults – families and educators – can do is help youngsters match their skills, talents and interests with good jobs. Of course, we want schools to do much more than help youngsters develop skills and knowledge for employment. But this is one of the most impo…
Christmas season starts earlier every year. Merchandise is in the aisles in September. It wasn’t always so. In the early days of Anoka, a week or so sufficed for holiday preparation. At least that’s what one would conclude from a lead article of the Dec. 21, 1889, Anoka Herald.
A closer look at this month’s election results suggests that Minnesota is much in need of healing.
The Tuesday, Nov. 6, election has an overwhelming national focus that may be obliterating views of important local issues. This fall, 35 Minnesota school districts are presenting their voters with critical property tax levy questions to fund school operations. In addition, 25 school district…
Minnesota’s next governor will need to unite a state divided over social issues and clashing rural-urban goals. He also will have the opportunity to build on the current economic boom, pulling from a vast store of natural and human resources.