In a format that measures every level of a team’s strength, Blaine’s might was revealed in resounding fashion at Northdale Pool in Coon Rapids Oct. 12, as the Bengals powered their way to a third Section 7AA True Team championship in a row.
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.
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.
Fridley High School senior and International Baccalaureate Diploma candidate Yangchen Namgyal was named a Commended Student by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Fridley Public Schools accepted a donation of $5,000 to the Fridley Nutritional Services department from Passion Church.
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.
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.
The Blaine City Council recently voiced its support for moving the Northtown Transit Center next to the Sanburnol neighborhood in Spring Lake Park.
A 40-year-old Minneapolis man reportedly stole a woman’s car and threw her dog out of the vehicle into traffic on Sept. 10 outside a Petco in Fridley, according to criminal complaints.
Fridley’s Madsen Park is now open to the public after undergoing renovations this summer from the “Our Courts. Our Future.” contest sponsored by the Minnesota Timberwolves and U.S. Bank.
Meet and hear from the general election candidates for Anoka-Hennepin School Board, District 1, 2 and 5, and the special election candidates for Ramsey City Council, Ward 3, at a forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. The forum is hosted by League of Women Voters ABC (Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapi…
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.
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.
A 35-year-old Minneapolis man faces charges of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct, indecent exposure and disorderly conduct after allegedly touching a plainclothes police officer in a sexual manner in a Fridley park.
Experience the music of James Brown with Twin Cities performer Ty Stone Friday, Sept. 27 at the Crooners Supper Club in Fridley.