After managing to grow its general fund balance this past year, the St. Francis School District anticipates a deficit in the next year, according to the preliminary 2020-21 budget.
The Anoka-Hennepin School Board has approved a preliminary budget for the next fiscal year with a $1.2 million deficit.
With the close of Minnesota’s special legislative session, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board heard an update last week on what legislative priorities were accomplished.
Approximately 60 people gathered outside Coon Rapids High School Saturday, June 20, to protest alleged racism in the Anoka-Hennepin School District and to ask for change.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Andover man who apparently shot himself after a standoff with Anoka County SWAT Wednesday, June 24, as 50-year-old Chad Allen Thorstenson.
A 33-year-old Andover woman faces federal charges in the destruction of a St. Paul car rental building during the unrest after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
The Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Management Committee approved the next step June 9 for the county to use almost $1 million in Community Development Block Grant funds received to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With school out and many events limited or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy the Minnesota summer.
Andover High School students gathered in front of devices instead of in Mariucci Arena to celebrate commencement June 7.
In a telephone town hall June 4, Rep. Tom Emmer, R-CD 6, heard from constituents and shared what he’s doing to address COVID-19 and the challenges between police and communities they serve.
Rep. Peggy Scott, R-Andover, recently collected supplies for Minneapolis residents impacted by the unrest following the death of George Floyd.
An East Bethel legislator and two Anoka County businesses are among those suing Gov. Tim Walz over his executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As it was reported Sunday, June 7, that a veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council supported dismantling the Minneapolis Police Department, Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart urged caution, saying his department has "no appetite for going back to their city to restore order again."
“I started playing tennis all the way back in second grade. I got a tennis racket for Christmas that year and I asked my parents if I could sign up for lessons. After that first lesson I immediately fell in love with the sport."
“The thing I enjoy most about the sport is the team aspect. I love being able to rally with my team and get pumped up as we are in a rally.”
From canceled proms to virtual graduation ceremonies, this year’s high school seniors are missing out on the traditional end-of-high-school experience. But the committees behind two area senior parties want to give students one more chance to get together before going their separate ways.
The regular session of the Minnesota Legislature closed out with a flurry of activity but no bonding bill. While legislators are on hiatus until a special session, a few local lawmakers shared their expectations for what’s coming down the pipeline.
The filing period for candidates who wish to run for some state and local offices began Tuesday, May 19, and ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 2.
The second round of a survey on distance learning is helping the Anoka-Hennepin School District know where teachers need greater support.
A Burnsville construction company is suing the Anoka-Hennepin School District for rejecting its bid for the second phase of a construction project at Blaine High School.
Due to the shutdown of graduation ceremonies, Legacy Christian Academy in Andover found an alternative way to recognize its graduates.
Following the lifting of Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order May 18, the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 Third Ave., Anoka, will open to the public in a limited capacity over the following two days.