The public is invited to participate in a virtual online open house beginning Tuesday, July 14, to learn about upcoming improvements to Highway 10 and the Rum River Bridge in Anoka.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College are preparing for a safe return to fall semester, which starts Aug. 24. In addition, tuition at both schools is frozen for fall semester to remain at the same rate as last year, offering one of the most affordable options for higher …
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.
A former staff member at Anoka Middle School for the Arts is accused of multiple sexual assaults in the last decade, as recently as last year.
The historic Anoka County Rum River Campus (Old Anoka State Hospital) in Anoka is home to Haven for Heroes, a safe haven for veterans and their family members. Cottage No. 3, which will house male veterans, was in dire need of a new roof until several businesses came together to donate mater…
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 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.
Anoka graduate Trent Palmer was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the third round with the 77th overall pick of the Major League Baseball draft June 10-11.
“I enjoy the competitiveness between not only teams from other schools, but also between my teammates as well. This sport is unlike any other I have ever played and that is what I enjoy most about it.”
“The most enjoyable part of tennis is how you can spend an entire afternoon hitting balls at practice or with some friends and it never gets old.”
“My top high school tennis memory was when I was playing a doubles match against two opponents that were way more advanced, so jokingly I asked if we could have a pity point, and they mysteriously became really uncoordinated for the next point.”
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.
“I started playing tennis 11 years ago. I got started because my dad used to play tennis when he was in high school and encouraged me to join, and have been playing ever since.”
“After a couple years, many of my friends had joined tennis. Having so many awesome people on the team was something to behold. Playing games at the end of practice, as well as matches with them were some of my favorite memories.”
“It has to be when I first joined the team as a seventh-grader and all the upperclassmen accepted me as part of the team, and I felt they genuinely cared about me.”
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."
The Anoka-Champlin Fire Department is looking for an interim chief to lead the department and critique its operations for the next four to six months or until a new chief is hired.
Ever since Brian Ndege saw his first computer at age 11 while growing up in Nairobi, Kenya, the machines have fascinated him.
A heavy police presence was visible in Anoka County after the 8 p.m. curfew Saturday, May 30, but ongoing civil unrest in Minneapolis and St. Paul didn’t appear to spill over as it had earlier in the week.