The owner and two employees of a Fridley-based company pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday, Nov. 24, in a wide-ranging federal case over a $300 million telemarketing scheme.
In recognition of the disruption the COVID-19 pandemic has caused, the Anoka County Board of Commissioners Nov. 24 granted qualifying owners of residential and non-residential properties more time to pay their property taxes without penalty.
The Columbia Heights football team fell 34-6 against St. Anthony Village in a Section 4-4A playoff game to close the season Nov. 19. The Hylanders scored their touchdown on a 35-yard pass from Matt Rockwell to Chase Oates. William Katchmark had eight tackles in the game.
Not one because of a missed assignment. Not one because of a deep pass or a long run. Not one because of a short field against, or some superhuman feat of strength.
Spending to benefit Democratic candidates for the Minnesota Legislature far outpaced spending for Republicans in Anoka County this year, according to the most recent data from the state’s Campaign Finance Board. But Democrats failed to flip any seats in the county on Election Day, leaving th…
Anoka County commissioners approved a total of $99,456 in coronavirus relief funding for three nonprofits as part of its safety net program Nov. 10.
A five-set effort resulted in an eighth win in a row for Andover Nov. 16, as the Huskies outlasted Elk River 25-21, 17-25, 17-25, 25-14, 15-11.
Secondary students in the Fridley and Spring Lake Park districts recently transitioned to full-time distance learning due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Anoka County.
Blaine and Spring Lake Park rolled to their fourth wins, Fridley won a battle of unbeatens and Totino-Grace held off Champlin Park in the fifth week of regular season action Nov. 6.
Upgraded air filtration, dispatch training and more were included in the most recent round of federal coronavirus relief spending by Anoka County.
Voters cast their ballots Tuesday, Nov. 3, for the Fridley School Board Special Election.
After splitting the opening two sets, Blaine seized the final two to earn its fourth win in its past five matches Nov. 2, defeating host Coon Rapids 25-7, 23-25, 25-18, 25-14 to improve to 5-3 on the season.
Blaine rode a string of big plays and a swarming defense to sprint to a four-score first-half lead and never looked back as it routed host Centennial 42-13 Oct. 30, improving to 3-1 on the season.
Due to a United States 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Oct. 29, absentee ballots for the general election must arrive by Election Day to ensure they will be counted.
Blaine had nine top-two finishes en route to taking the team title and Andover won seven of 12 events in a runner-up performance at the Section 7AA girls swimming and diving meet in Coon Rapids Oct. 23-24. Anoka followed in third place and Coon Rapids earned sixth place.
A balanced offensive attack and a stingy defense powered Blaine to a 28-13 victory over Roseville Oct. 24 as the Bengals improved to 2-1 on the season.
The Minnesota Legislature passed a $1.87 billion bonding bill last week that includes funding for some long-awaited projects in Anoka County.
The Fridley High School Key Club continued its efforts to brighten the days of community members through service on Sept. 22 by making fall-themed door decorations for the local nursing home, Landmark of Fridley.
The Anoka County Board signed off on $2.78 million in expenditures from the federal coronavirus relief bill last week.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is launching a study to develop a vision for University Avenue (Highway 47) and Central Avenue (Highway 65) from Northeast Minneapolis to the Northtown Mall in Blaine. The study area passes through the cities of Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids…
The Blaine boys and Spring Lake Park girls each earned fourth place out of 14 teams at the Northwest Suburban Conference Cross-Country Championships in Crystal Oct. 7.