There was just one question that a Blaine City Council member asked Eagle Brook Church before the council unanimously approved its project to expand to 60,000 square feet.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College art instructor Anthony Marchetti was awarded a 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant to complete his work on a photography project entitled “Paul.”
After completing an overhaul of its website last year, the city of Blaine continued its partnership with CivicPlus to give smartphone and tablet users a mobile app to get loads of information on the community.
The member districts of Technology and Information Educational Services, often known as TIES, voted nearly unanimously last month to dissolve the organization.
An increased Blaine police presence at Northtown Mall and a tougher stance on shoplifting in the last year-and-a-half have resulted in more arrests.
At a Feb. 1 MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Courtyards of Andover, local state senators and representatives spoke for a couple of minutes each to highlight their biggest priorities for the upcoming legislative session.
The city of Blaine is selling wetland credits to the Minnesota Board of Soil and Water Resources (BSWR), which gives the city more funds for the Blaine Wetland Sanctuary project.
Chances are good that if a child was raised in Anoka County, he or she learned about boat and water safety from Vern Waldner, or at least saw him riding the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office air boat in parades.
The Blaine girls took 14th and boys took 15th to lead area teams at the Section 7A alpine ski meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik Feb. 6.
Blaine stared down overtime in the opener, then stymied a highly-ranked foe to earn a spot in the Section 5AA championship game.
The Spring Lake Park School Board has awarded bids for an addition and renovations to the District Services Center, as well as tile work in the high school’s “C” Building, which currently houses early childhood programming and the Lighthouse School.
An innovative program that pairs Park Terrace Elementary School second- and third-graders with high school students aims to inspire girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and math passions.
Blaine closed in on the end of the regular season with a strong tie and a come-from-behind win at home, skating to a 4-4 draw with second-ranked Blake Feb. 1 and topping Dodge County 3-1 Feb. 3.
Blaine senior Ben Olson captured the Northwest Suburban Conference boys Nordic ski championship in the NWSC meet at Theodore Wirth Park Jan. 31, leading the Bengals to a runner-up team finish.
Students from area schools were invited to participate in a variety of special experiences leading up to Super Bowl LII, including participating in the halftime show.
Six Anoka-Hennepin educators have been named candidates for Education Minnesota’s 2018 Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.
If I had the power to give an award for “the best, funniest, most inspiring family movie of the year,” there’s no question which one I’d give it to: “Wonder.” I don’t have that ability. But I hope I can convince you that this is one of the best movies in many years to take children and grand…
With the opening of Centerview Elementary School, all elementary schools in the Spring Lake Park School District will serve students through fourth grade, altering the student body at the Westwood complex in Blaine.
With the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games just over a week away, a long list of Olympians will compete who have ties to the National Sports Center in Blaine.
As the number of students participating in Anoka-Hennepin’s Indian Education program grows, so does the program’s annual winter event.
A Blaine couple are among the talented artists participating in this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival in Rice Park, which began Jan. 25 and wraps up on Feb. 10.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College art instructor Anthony Marchetti was awarded a 2018 Minnesota…