Anoka businesses and nonprofits affected by the coronavirus pandemic may be eligible for grants through a new program by the city of Anoka.
Blaine Novak, president of the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors, has called for a special meeting of the League’s board for Monday, Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.
With the specter of a pandemic looming over its 100th anniversary celebration, Anoka Halloween is making changes to keep COVID-19 scares to a minimum.
The Northwest Suburban Conference soccer season got underway Aug. 31, with Blaine hosting Anoka in a doubleheader. The Bengal girls started the action by pulling away for a 6-1 win, sparked by a five-goal performance from Kendall Stadden. The Bengal boys closed the night with a 2-1 win, brea…
A Hermantown man has been arrested for allegedly shooting 22-year-old Karl Mitchell Henderson in Henderson’s Lino Lakes home Thursday, Aug. 27.
After a marathon board meeting and a rally by teachers demanding a voice in discussions, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board approved a hybrid model for returning to school.
The Blaine girls tennis team was among the first teams in the area and state to return to competition Aug. 25 after over a five-month absence of Minnesota State High School League events, taking on Champlin Park in a Northwest Suburban Conference showdown. Cross-country meets and soccer matc…
The League of Women Voters of Anoka, Blaine and Coon Rapids area are now conducting a series of virtual Meet the Candidates forums through mid-September.
Usually friendly competitors, a shared goal in providing soccer opportunities to all has brought Northern Lights Soccer Club and CR United into a partnership for the remainder of this year.
The Coon Rapids Redbirds and Anoka Bucs advanced through the Section 4 playoffs Aug. 13-16 and on to the upcoming Class B Amateur Baseball State Tournament.
While many independent businesses have struggled to weather the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent addition to downtown Anoka has thrived.
An Anoka-Hennepin School District staff member is returning to her seat on the board of a state nutritional organization.
The Anoka Riverfest & Craft Fair Committee has announced that after much consideration it is canceling the 2020 event that was set to be held on Sept. 26.
Students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District can expect to spend two days a week in class, with the remainder of the week dedicated to distance learning at the beginning of this school year.
Republican incumbent Tom Emmer faces a rematch in a 6th Congressional District primary against Patrick Munro, who unsuccessfully challenged him in primaries in 2016 and 2018.
Three candidates are vying for two slots on the general election ballot for mayor of Anoka. Barbara Deeds Baldwin and Shane Perry are challenging incumbent Phil Rice. The two leading candidates will move on from the Aug. 11 primary to the November ballot.
Anoka City Council Member Erik Skogquist faces disorderly conduct charges after allegedly berating city staff over the removal of trees in Rudy Johnson Park last month.
Members of the Blaine and Centennial baseball teams joined forces in the 2020 Senior Class Salute hosted by the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field and the University of Northwestern in St. Paul. Blaine won 16-6 over the Rappers July 23, then 3-2 over Hopkins July 26, and is scheduled to play STMA/…