A Conservation Corps Minnesota crew will continue helping Anoka County with natural resources restoration and park maintenance projects this year.
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.”
The St. Francis School District community was on edge after learning about an alleged threat made by a St. Francis High School student this week.
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.
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.
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…
Travis David Ostlund, 52, of East Bethel, received a felony conviction in Anoka County District Court Jan. 24 for possession of ammunition and firearms after a prior crime of violence.
Anoka County announced today (Feb. 1) that the westbound lanes for Main Street between Shenandoah Boulevard and Coon Creek Boulevard in Coon Rapids will remain closed until late March or early April because of road work to repair a land bridge over a bog.
Anoka County residents have plenty of options to get to downtown Minneapolis and other locations where Super Bowl festivities are happening leading up to the big game on Feb. 4.
More than 10,500 Minnesotans are living with paralysis from a spinal cord injury and 100,000 are living with disabilities from brain injury.
Minnesota is a state with four seasons. When temperatures spike over 90 or dip below zero degrees, it can be crucial to keep the power on. And people count on electricity to fuel our technology. Scam artists threaten to turn off utility services if people don’t “pay up.”
What had been scheduled as a routine contract extension vote by the East Bethel City Council for its animal control officer position last December quickly turned into a weeks-long public relations situation. On Jan. 17, the council voted unanimously to renew a contract with Tammy Gimple, doi…
Larry Weight was recognized Jan. 18 by the Mental Wellness Campaign for Anoka County for his 51 years of service as a mental health professional to adults, children and families.
In an effort to enhance recruitment practices, Anoka-Hennepin School District administrators are taking steps to attract qualified candidates for employment earlier in the year so positions are fully staffed when school is in session.
Lucas Anthony Jablonski, 26, was sentenced Jan. 29 in Anoka County District Court to 36 years, seven months in prison for murdering Rebecca Lee Drewlo in her Coon Rapids apartment on Aug. 18, 2016.
Anoka County law enforcement agencies will assist the Minneapolis Police Department to provide security for the events leading up to the Feb. 4 Super Bowl.
More than 20 people gathered at Coon Rapids United Methodist Church during the morning and afternoon of Jan. 20 to gain an inside perspective on immigration from two women who know the challenges and benefits of the path to U.S. citizenship.
After the success of Northern Starz Children’s Theatre’s production of “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” – a play following children living in the Terezin Nazi ghetto in Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust – the theater’s executive director, Rachel Bohnsack, launched a Social Interest Troupe p…
The parents of a 10-month-old boy with serious medical needs may be hiding the child after losing custody of him during court proceedings, according to the Anoka County Sheriff's Office.
The year 2018 promises two blockbusters for Minnesotans: the Super Bowl and the November election. And I have theories about both as well as other topics sure to make headlines in the next year.
Third-ranked and top-seeded Centennial shut out seventh-ranked and No. 3 seed Blaine 3-0 in …