DFL candidate Mary Kunesh, currently the House District 41B state representative and House assistant majority leader, is running for Senate against Republican Lucia Vogel in Senate District 41. The seat is currently held by Democratic Sen. Carolyn Laine, who is retiring. Vogel’s husband, Ron…
DFL incumbent Connie Bernardy, of New Brighton, faces Republican challenger Susan Erickson, of New Brighton. Bernardy was a state representative from 2001 to 2006 and again from 2013 to present. The district includes all or parts of Spring Lake Park, Fridley and New Brighton.
More than 500 people said goodbye to Fridley Fire Chief Mike Spencer Sept. 22 at St John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Brighton, including Spencer’s family and friends, local and statewide first responders, Navy service members and more.
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…
Sylvester Jason Carver has taken over as assistant principal of Fridley Middle School this school year, replacing Christopheraaron Deanes, who has transitioned to a district leadership position.
Fridley Public Schools community and staff members distributed more than 500 backpacks filled with school supplies Aug. 29 at Fridley High School.
Fridley Fire Chief Michael “Mike” Howard Spencer, 53, died unexpectedly early Sunday morning, Sept. 13, after experiencing a medical emergency at his home, according to the Fridley Public Safety Department.
Blaine Novak, president of the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors, has called for a special meeting of the League’s board for Monday, Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.
The undefeated starts continued for both the Blaine boys and Blaine girls soccer teams Sept. 8. The Bengal boys shut out Elk River 1-0, the deciding goal a late first-half strike by Roman Podolyanchuk, to move to 3-0 on the season. The Bengal girls improved to 2-0-1 by defeating Elk River 2-…
An 18-year-old Minnesota National Guardsman from Fridley, who was stationed at Fort Irwin National Training Center in the Mojave Desert in northern San Bernardino County, California, has been charged with possession of child pornography.
Roberto Lino Hipolito, 71, was sentenced Wednesday, Aug. 12, after pleading guilty to accidentally causing a van fire that killed 6-year-old Ty’rah White and injured her 9-year-old sister Taraji White.
Students in Fridley Public Schools can plan to return to class two days a week this fall and spend the balance of the week in distance learning.
Fridley recently joined 14 other Minnesota communities to promote home energy efficiency to help residents lower their energy bills and increase home comfort.
Both the DFL and Republican parties will have primaries to determine who will advance to the general election for the Congressional seat representing Minneapolis and nearby suburbs.
Fridley’s University Avenue fencing and landscaping is taking a step forward after the City Council accepted a bid July 13.
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/…
A 26-year-old Minneapolis man is charged with drunken driving in Fridley after police allegedly spotted him driving over 90 mph.
The city of Fridley hopes to work with Anoka County to transform the site of a former University Avenue gas station into open space for public use.