Blaine, Columbia Heights, Fridley and Spring Lake Park have designated their polling places for the 2020 primary and general elections, and some locations are moving due to a new state statute.
The Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Management Committee approved the next step June 9 for the county to use almost $1 million in Community Development Block Grant funds received to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fridley recently approved a plan to provide financial assistance to liquor licensees due to the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on local businesses.
With school out and many events limited or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people are looking for ways to get out of the house and enjoy the Minnesota summer.
A Fridley man was arrested last week after allegedly pointing a gun at another man in Spring Lake Park and using “racial words.”
Resiliency in the face of adversity, strong connections formed and barriers knocked down were celebrated as Fridley High School honored its Class of 2020 during its 62nd commencement ceremony June 4.
There were several conference titles and trips to state. There was a spot in the exclusive 400-win club as well, and ultimately an induction into the Minnesota Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
As it was reported Sunday, June 7, that a veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council supported dismantling the Minneapolis Police Department, Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart urged caution, saying his department has "no appetite for going back to their city to restore order again."
Near the end of her sophomore year, Entesar Adem was driven to make a change. Setting a goal of attaining one of the state’s top achievements, two years later she completes her time at Fridley High School as a member of the Minnesota Honor Society, a high honors recipient and a first-generat…
A heavy police presence was visible in Anoka County after the 8 p.m. curfew Saturday, May 30, but ongoing civil unrest in Minneapolis and St. Paul didn’t appear to spill over as it had earlier in the week.
Unrest spread to Anoka County Thursday night as looters targeted Northtown Mall in Blaine, while riots and property damage continued across the Twin Cities after the May 25 death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
The regular session of the Minnesota Legislature closed out with a flurry of activity but no bonding bill. While legislators are on hiatus until a special session, a few local lawmakers shared their expectations for what’s coming down the pipeline.
The filing period for candidates who wish to run for some state and local offices began Tuesday, May 19, and ends at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 2.
Following the lifting of Gov. Tim Walz’s stay-at-home order May 18, the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 Third Ave., Anoka, will open to the public in a limited capacity over the following two days.
The Fridley Council unanimously approved a special use permit request April 27 for the construction of a new assisted living and memory care facility.
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