All children are born innocent.
Anoka County high schools will soon compete in the 2020 Minnesota State High School League One Act Play Festival.
Several local school districts are canceling after-school activities today due to the heavy snow in the forecast, and some schools will let out early.
The Anoka County Board voted down a Jan. 7 effort to allow public comment at board meetings, but it plans to discuss the idea at a later work session.
Southern Anoka Community Assistance, a nonprofit thrift store and food shelf in Columbia Heights, is hosting its annual fundraising event, the Fire and Ice Plunge this month.
Traffic fatalities in Anoka County decreased by more than a third in 2019, but with alcohol as a factor in over half the fatal crashes, more deaths were avoidable.
After the Columbia Heights School Board appointed a new superintendent with no prior notice to the public, district resident Scott Kyseth had one question: Why?
A Columbia Heights man has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and other charges after the SWAT team responded to a mid-December incident.
In 2019 community leaders made a difference in the arts across Anoka County. There were too many outstanding individuals, groups and organizations to mention here, but here are a few ABC Newspapers covered during the year who we believe deserve to be recognized again.
A Robbinsdale man was arrested and is facing aggravated robbery and burglary charges following a Dec. 27 home invasion in Columbia Heights.
A man accused of robbing a T-Mobile store in Columbia Heights earlier this year was sentenced to more then five years in prison Dec. 13.
A Columbia Heights woman is facing charges for fleeing a peace officer following a high-speed chase that lasted about 15 miles and involved four local agencies.
In a move that caught some members of the public off guard, the Columbia Heights School Board announced Dec. 17 the district will replace Superintendent Kathy Kelly with Zena Stenvik, current executive director of educational services, beginning July 1, 2020.
Columbia Heights Public Schools recently updated its way of sending out important messages to stakeholders, dubbing the messages “HylanderCONNECT.”
The city of Columbia Heights raised the income limit for senior citizen utility rates and the ability to defer assessments.
Winter break means holiday tournament time for many area teams, with a busy slate of action Dec. 26-Jan. 1 to lead into the new year.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, D, voted in favor of both articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump passed by the U.S. House Wednesday, Dec. 18. The articles allege Trump abused his power and obstructed Congress.
The city of Fridley is accepting string lights to be recycled through the end of January.
Blaine continued its sizzling start to the season, taking down Spring Lake Park 73-32 Dec. 13 and Osseo 70-49 Dec. 17 to improve to 8-1 and remain unbeaten in Northwest Suburban Conference action.
Columbia Academy students participated in the Special Olympics Unified State Bowling tournament at the end of November. Unified pairs of students – with and without disabilities together on the same team – competed against other schools from across the state. Columbia Academy had close to 30…
Four area teams are coming off of top-five section finishes, including Spring Lake Park and Fridley as runners-up a year ago, as the boys swimming and diving season gets underway.