A 25-year-old man was convicted of first-degree manslaughter following the fatal shooting of a teenager in Fridley earlier this year.
A year after closing the gap on perennial Section 7AAA power Anoka, Blaine will look to continue its climb this season.
Deep casts of returners, featuring plenty of offensive firepower, have the bars set high for both Blaine and Spring Lake Park at the start of the girls basketball season.
Blaine and Totino-Grace finished as section runners-up a year ago, while Spring Lake Park brings back all but one starter, including a pair on the verge of career milestones, heading into the boys basketball season.
A year after finishing third in the Class AA State Tournament, the Blaine boys hockey team opens as one of the top teams in the state again as it looks to fill top roles at forward, along the blue line and in net.
Blaine graduate Laura Snyder, a junior on the Northern State University volleyball team, was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Year at the end of the regular season.
The high school winter dance season got underway in full force Nov. 21, with Northwest Suburban Conference teams taking the floor in Maple Grove in jazz competition. Area teams in action included Andover, Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids, Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace.
Seniors from Spring Lake Park and Totino-Grace took part in signing celebrations Nov. 13 at the start of the early NCAA signing period.
The Fridley Youth In Government delegation hosted a statewide training event on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Fridley High School to prepare for the upcoming state legislative simulation, the Model Assembly.
A Fridley woman is one of two people facing charges following the August overdose of a man in Waconia, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
An Anoka-Hennepin School District employee recently received statewide recognition for her work developing a mental health program in the district.
The Fridley Police Association gave away more than three times as much winter weather gear at its annual Coats From Cops event compared to last year.
Two senior housing bonds were refinanced by the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Nov. 5 at a much lower interest rate to save money.
A year ago, she was on the chase, coming from behind late as the No. 5 seed for a stunning 200-yard individual medley state championship.
An agency that serves homeless families in Anoka County has received a financial boost from the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA).
A few weeks ago, Fridley Police Officer Jason Elasky pulled over a man for a broken brake light, something Elasky does often.
With the first month of the 2019-20 season in the books, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) announced its October monthly awards Nov. 6, with St. Cloud State sophomore forward Sam Hentges being named the NCHC Player of the Month for October. Hentges is a graduate of Totino-Grac…
Top-ranked Hutchinson used a powerful ground game to gain a 52-14 win over Fridley in the Class 4A state quarterfinals at Hopkins High School Nov. 8.
Local business owner Mary Tjosvold was one of 10 Minnesota women inducted into the National Association of Women Business Owners, or NAWBO, Hall of Fame Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Spring Lake Park School District residents voted in favor of renewing two levies and voted three board members into office.
Fridley Public Schools voters elected newcomer Jake Karnopp for Fridley School Board Tuesday, Nov. 5, along with incumbents Donna Prewedo and Abdisalam Adam. Current board chair Chris Riddle was not reelected.
This month, Anoka County will get to see what a “bushel and a peck” of students from Anoka Middle School for the Arts and Fridley High School can do in their own productions of “Guys and Dolls.”
The Spring Lake Park School District is partnering with national college expert Susan Westerholm to offer a class “7 College Planning Tips You Don’t Know About But Should” 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in room A116 at Spring Lake Park High School, 1100 81st Ave NE, Spring Lake Park.
Coon Rapids, Spring Lake Park and Fridley each won close section championship football games to clinch trips to state Friday, Nov. 1.