During the next legislative session, the Anoka-Hennepin School District will ask the state for increased funding, flexibility and levies to help cover rising costs during the pandemic.
Parents, guardians and families are invited to discuss racial and ethnic equity as part of the Anoka-Hennepin School District’s Parent Advisory Committee for Racial and Ethnic Equity’s monthly meeting. The next session is 5:30-7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 8, online via Google Meet.
The owner and two employees of a Fridley-based company pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday, Nov. 24, in a wide-ranging federal case over a $300 million telemarketing scheme.
In recognition of the disruption the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, the Anoka County Board of Commissioners Nov. 24 granted qualifying owners of residential and non-residential properties more time to pay their property taxes without penalty.
In a normal season, an undefeated record and section championship would be followed by entering the state tournament as a title favorite.
In one of its toughest tests of the fall, Legacy Christian Academy took a trio of close sets in its season finale Nov. 20 to defeat Mounds Park Academy 25-22, 25-23, 25-20 and complete a perfect season.
Spending to benefit Democratic candidates for the Minnesota Legislature far outpaced spending for Republicans in Anoka County this year, according to the most recent data from the state’s Campaign Finance Board. But Democrats failed to flip any seats in the county on Election Day, leaving th…
After holding out longer than other local districts, the St. Francis School District is transitioning secondary students to distance learning this week and plans for elementary students to make the switch after Thanksgiving.
Anoka County commissioners approved a total of $99,456 in coronavirus relief funding for three nonprofits as part of its safety net program Nov. 10.
The Minnesota Reading Corps is desperately seeking volunteers to serve as tutors for grades K-3 in the Anoka-Hennepin School District where more than 30 reading tutors are needed.
A five-set effort resulted in an eighth win in a row for Andover Nov. 16, as the Huskies outlasted Elk River 25-21, 17-25, 17-25, 25-14, 15-11.
The Andover City Council will discuss further measures to prevent speeding on Veterans Memorial Boulevard, but last week decided against installing additional speed signs.
The Anoka-Hennepin School District still has work to do in reducing achievement gaps between various student groups based on the most recent measures, but a lack of 2020 testing leaves the data dated, according to an Oct. 26 presentation to the School Board.
The St. Francis School Board voted 6-1 Monday, Nov. 9, to continue with hybrid learning for middle- and high-schoolers despite a rise in COVID-19 cases in the area. Board member Mike Starr dissented.
Coon Rapids broke open what was a two-point game at the half by striking for four second-half touchdowns to run away from host Park Center 48-18 Nov. 6, gaining its first win of the season.
Upgraded air filtration, dispatch training and more were included in the most recent round of federal coronavirus relief spending by Anoka County.
Declining enrollment during the coronavirus pandemic is tightening the budget for the Anoka-Hennepin School District, and the budget deficit is expected to increase.
After splitting the opening two sets, Blaine seized the final two to earn its fourth win in its past five matches Nov. 2, defeating host Coon Rapids 25-7, 23-25, 25-18, 25-14 to improve to 5-3 on the season.
Following a scoreless first quarter, Andover picked up steam and another win Oct. 31, shutting out visiting St. Francis 41-0 to move to 4-0 on the season.
Three Anoka County residents are suing the Anoka-Hennepin School District and the local teachers union over alleged violations of state labor laws.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the Anoka-Hennepin School District is forming an advisory committee to examine local data on the spread of the disease and make recommendations to the School Board.
Due to a United States 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Oct. 29, absentee ballots for the general election must arrive by Election Day to ensure they will be counted.
Andover’s strong start to the volleyball season continued as the Huskies recorded a pair of 3-0 victories to improve their record to 5-1, defeating Osseo Oct. 22 and Coon Rapids Oct. 26. Avery Bolles had 14 kills, Presley Sommers had eight and Mallory Rak had seven against Osseo, with 25 ass…
Blaine had nine top-two finishes en route to taking the team title and Andover won seven of 12 events in a runner-up performance at the Section 7AA girls swimming and diving meet in Coon Rapids Oct. 23-24. Anoka followed in third place and Coon Rapids earned sixth place.
Sports and activities will continue in the Anoka-Hennepin School District, even as classes move online, after the district reversed course Monday night in the wake of an outcry from parents and students.
Following state guidance, the Anoka-Hennepin School District has announced middle and high school students will shift to distance learning after Anoka County breached the threshold of 30 new COVID-19 cases per 10,000 people in 14 days.
Buffalo had no answers for Andover’s passing attack, or defense, as the Huskies trounced the Bison 43-7 Oct. 24 to move to 3-0 on the season.