Fridley moved a win away from a perfect regular season, while Spring Lake Park ran its winning streak to four and Columbia Heights extended its own run to three in area action Oct. 11, with just one week remaining in the regular season.
The Columbia Heights and Fridley Public Safety Departments hosted fire safety open houses to celebrate Fire Prevention Week.
All Anoka County license centers and passport centers will be closed Monday, Oct. 14, for staff training. Locations will reopen Tuesday, Oct. 15, for the normal business hours.
People who work in public safety spend virtually all their time helping others, but taking care of themselves is rarely made a priority, according to Kimberly Miller, a psychologist who recently visited the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office to lead a seminar on vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue.
Columbia Heights City Hall will be relocated to the corner of 40th Avenue Northeast and Central Avenue Northeast as part of a mixed-use development to be built at 3986 Central Ave. NE.
A pair of homecoming routs extended winning streaks for Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace, while Fridley remained unbeaten and Columbia Heights added another win Oct. 4 as the regular season nears a close.
Spring Lake Park outdueled Elk River and outmatched the rest of the seven-team field to capture the Cambridge-Isanti Sholund Invite title Oct. 5.
Locked in a defensive battle, the Blaine girls soccer team made a single goal stand tall as the third-seeded Bengals shut out sixth-seeded Duluth East 1-0 in the Section 7AA quarterfinals Oct. 8.
After avenging back-to-back section final overtime defeats on its way to the state tournament a year ago, the Blaine girls soccer team faces a different challenge heading into this year’s postseason: trying to repeat.
A 23-year-old Columbia Heights man faces second-degree murder charges after a shooting in downtown Minneapolis.
The first half of the season featured a battle with the state’s No. 2 team, followed by a trio of close games swung by opposing comebacks.
Billed as the largest single day high school cross-country meet in the world, the Milaca Mega Meet had a litany of top teams competing Sept. 21, with several from the area among those attending.
Columbia Heights will issue a conduit bond to Prodeo Academy, a City Council decision that generated controversy when it was first voted on in August. The council also approved a conditional use permit, site plan and variance request for Prodeo, a public pre-K through eighth grade charter sc…
The first step was taken by the Anoka County Board Aug. 27 to replace the existing heating system in buildings at its Rum River Human Services Center campus in Anoka.
When he came to his first high school boys soccer practice, Columbia Heights freshman Mark Agudo Medina didn’t hesitate to let head coach Ya Yang know he wanted to play goalkeeper.
Totino-Grace used a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes to swing the momentum and notch its second win in a row as it defeated host Blaine 24-14 Sept. 13.
Reservations are now being accepted for the 12th annual Columbia Heights High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation Dinner, set for Thursday, Oct. 24, at Jax Cafe, 1928 University Ave. NE, Minneapolis.
A decade after Columbia Heights Public Schools received a $30,000 grant from the VH1 Save the Music Foundation, the district is seeing the effects of getting kids involved in music earlier in elementary school.
More than 55 bikers pedaled to honor Minnesota’s fallen officers Sept. 8 during the annual Ride to Remember, which spanned Anoka and Ramsey counties.
Two Class of 2019 graduates of Columbia Heights High School are attending two of the nation’s most prestigious schools this school year.
On a night when it honored its 2004 and 2009 state championship teams, Totino-Grace added a dramatic victory to remember in program lore Sept. 6.
A contract to install a new traffic signal and make other improvements at an intersection in Blaine was approved by the Anoka County Board Aug. 27.