3M Open officials announced that University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital will receive a portion of the proceeds from the tournament to help support the hospital’s work in improving the lives of children. This gift is made possible through the newly established 3M Open Fund.
The second of two suspects has been arraigned in Anoka County District Court charged with a burglary at iStorage, 9154 University Ave. NW, Coon Rapids, the early morning hours of Feb. 10.
A contract award for the reconstruction of Hanson Boulevard (County State Aid Highway 78) from Jay to Bluebird streets in Andover was postponed by the Anoka County Board March 12.
When a vendor for the Minnesota Department of Transportation closed its metal shop, St. Francis High School students stepped in to help fill the void.
Tournament officials announced March 13 that World No. 20 and five-time major championship winner Phil Mickelson has officially committed to compete in the 3M Open when the world’s top golfers gather at the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine July 1-7.
Coon Rapids High School graduate and longtime Anoka coach Doug Paulson has been selected to be inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association David Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Gov. Tim Walz visited a dangerous Ferry Street railroad crossing in Anoka March 19 to drum up support for his transportation funding proposal.
Blaine graduate Jaela O’Brien (30) in net for Hamline University during the Division III National Championship March 16. O’Brien was a key force in the Pipers finishing as national runner-up as a first-year collegiate player, going 10-2-1 with a 1.28 goals-against average and a .929 save per…
St. Francis graduate Alex Wilson earned All-American honors for the second time in his collegiate career, helping Augsburg University run away with the team title at the Division III National Championships March 8-9 in Roanoke, Va.
Anoka-Hennepin competed at the State Adapted Hockey Tournament in the PI and CI Divisions at Bloomington Jefferson March 15-16, with a sixth-place finish by the Mustang PI team.
The Spring Lake Park Lions Club presented a $10,000 check to the Spring Lake Park School Board March 5, which will go toward funding alternative mental health treatments for students in the district.
The Andover City Council has extended Grace Lutheran Church’s deadline to remove its portable structures.
Blaine battled back from an early 17-point deficit to tie the game midway through the second half in the Section 7AAAA Championship March 14. But Cambridge-Isanti moved back ahead shortly after, then held on down the stretch for a 61-51 win to advance to state.
The Coon Rapids City Council has renewed its contract with the Minnesota Department of Corrections to continue the Institution Community Work Crew program through which minimum-security prison inmates do various maintenance and minor construction projects for the city.
The St. Francis City Council March 4 unanimously approved sending its 2040 comprehensive plan to the next stage – Metropolitan Council review.
The Blaine City Council voted 4-2 March 7 in favor of amending the city’s ordinance regarding potentially dangerous and dangerous dogs.
A skiing accident has mostly kept Rep. Nolan West away from the Capitol since the end of February, but the Blaine Republican hopes to be back in St. Paul full time by the end of the month.
Northdale Middle School teacher Amanda Herman was named Teacher of the Year at the Minnesota Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Symposium (MAFCS) last month.
Public hearings on three major project proposals will take place in front of the Coon Rapids Planning Commission at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21.
The Bethel University softball team welcomed its newest member to the 2019 roster March 11 in a special draft day ceremony. Elaina Haglund, a 14-year-old from Andover, officially became a member of the Royals squad in partnership with Team IMPACT.
School boards could renew expiring levies sans referendum under a bill submitted this session by Sen. Jerry Newton, DFL-Coon Rapids.
Blaine capped one of the top seasons in program history with a third-place finish in the Class AA State Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul March 7-9.
Top-seeded Blaine sprinted out to a 21-4 lead and maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way en route to a 64-44 win over fifth-seeded Coon Rapids in the Section 7AAAA semifinals at Forest Lake March 9.
Madison Elementary School had its 12th annual Multicultural Night Feb. 28 to celebrate the diverse cultures that makes up the student body at the Blaine school.
Spring Lake Park’s powerful postseason run drew to a close with a Section 5AAAA runner-up finish, as Centennial came away with a 63-30 win in the championship game at Blaine March 7.
Blaine senior Bryce Brodzinski was named the 35th recipient of the Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award and Andover head coach Mark Manney was named the John Mariucci Award winner for Class AA coach of the year during the Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet March 10. The Mr. Hockey Award is hosted, coordinated …
The East Bethel City Council is considering revisions that would allow service dogs to be exempt from the dog count that triggers the need for a private kennel license.