It’s not Superman, but a new device at the Anoka County Jail grants staff X-ray vision of inmates entering the facility.
The Columbia Heights football team fell 34-6 against St. Anthony Village in a Section 4-4A playoff game to close the season Nov. 19. The Hylanders scored their touchdown on a 35-yard pass from Matt Rockwell to Chase Oates. William Katchmark had eight tackles in the game.
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…
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.
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.
Blaine and Spring Lake Park rolled to their fourth wins, Fridley won a battle of unbeatens and Totino-Grace held off Champlin Park in the fifth week of regular season action Nov. 6.
Upgraded air filtration, dispatch training and more were included in the most recent round of federal coronavirus relief spending by Anoka County.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, Nov. 3, in the uncontested Columbia Heights School District election.
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.
Blaine rode a string of big plays and a swarming defense to sprint to a four-score first-half lead and never looked back as it routed host Centennial 42-13 Oct. 30, improving to 3-1 on the season.
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.
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.
The Columbia Heights Truck or Treat "Boo Drive-Thru" will take place Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5-8 p.m. The route takes participants through Huset Park on Jefferson St. NE, starting at 40th Ave and ending at Huset Parkway. Cars must enter on 5th and Mill St. While supplies last.
A balanced offensive attack and a stingy defense powered Blaine to a 28-13 victory over Roseville Oct. 24 as the Bengals improved to 2-1 on the season.
Columbia Heights Public Schools recently launched a livestream option for families and community members to watch activities and athletics events.
The Minnesota Legislature passed a $1.87 billion bonding bill last week that includes funding for some long-awaited projects in Anoka County.
The Anoka County Board signed off on $2.78 million in expenditures from the federal coronavirus relief bill last week.
The student journalism programs at Columbia Heights High School received several state journalism awards from the Minnesota High School Press Association earlier this.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is launching a study to develop a vision for University Avenue (Highway 47) and Central Avenue (Highway 65) from Northeast Minneapolis to the Northtown Mall in Blaine. The study area passes through the cities of Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids…
The Fairview Columbia Heights clinic will close later this year as part of cuts announced by Fairview Health Services Monday, Oct. 5.
Families learned about Native American culture Saturday, Sept. 26, at an arts event at Huset Park in Columbia Heights.
It was a dominant night for Blaine girls swimming and diving, topping Coon Rapids in a battle of Northdale Pool rivals 95-81 Sept. 22. Winning events for the Bengals were the 200-yard medley relay team of Sarah Knox, Allison Schrank, Sophia Leo and Chloe Zenz-Olson (1:56.26), Knox in the 200…
Columbia Heights Public Schools recently received a Rapid Response Farm to School Grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture valued at nearly $5,000.
In a special meeting held on Monday, Sept. 21, the MSHSL Board of Directors reversed its previous decision to move the traditional fall sports of football and volleyball to a spring schedule. The board voted to return football to a six-game fall schedule that will allow a first game to be pl…