An Anoka-Hennepin School District staff member is returning to her seat in a state nutritional organization.
Students in the Anoka-Hennepin School District can expect to spend two days a week in class, with the remainder of the week dedicated to distance learning at the beginning of this school year.
Primary voters will decide which two candidates will square off in the race for Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, which includes the suburbs of Hennepin, Carver and Anoka counties to the west, south and north of Minneapolis. Coon Rapids is in the 3rd District.
Three candidates are running to fill an at-large seat on the Coon Rapids City Council. Pat Carlson, Christopher Geisler and Pablo Hernandez are vying for the seat currently held by Steve Wells, who is not seeking reelection. Geisler is the son of Ward 4 incumbent Jennifer Geisler, who is up …
Coon Rapids Council Member Jennifer Geisler is facing challengers Jeff Cosman and Sheila Joy Rose who are vying for her Ward 4 seat. The two leading candidates will move on from the Aug. 11 primary to the November ballot.
Members of the Blaine and Centennial baseball teams joined forces in the 2020 Senior Class Salute hosted by the St. Paul Saints at CHS Field and the University of Northwestern in St. Paul. Blaine won 16-6 over the Rappers July 23, then 3-2 over Hopkins July 26, and is scheduled to play STMA/…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has named Janelle Secord, an ATV safety instructor in Coon Rapids, as the 2019 ATV safety instructor of the year.
Former Anoka Middle School for the Arts theater director Jefferson Fietek has been charged with sexually abusing four boys in the last decade, as recently as 2019.
Anoka County is suing a Texas-based IT firm on breach of contract allegations after blaming late property tax statements on the county’s new records system.
A 17-year-old Coon Rapids teen has received a 22-year prison sentence for murdering a man during an attempted robbery in Minneapolis last year.
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 top three spots at the 29th Twin Cities Championship were swept by Bunker Hills Golf Club golfers June 27-28 at Hastings Golf Club.
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.
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.
Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the governor’s COVID-19 executive orders.
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.
Coon Rapids traveled to Isanti for an exhibition amateur baseball contest June 14 in a “Battle of the Redbirds,” won by Isanti 7-6. The Minnesota Baseball Association has decided to allow exhibition games to take place at approved fields - 68 parks were approved as of June 16. Pictured in ac…