The St. Francis School District is preparing to bring students back to class using a hybrid model, combining in-person and distance learning — but that could change quickly.
Republican incumbent Tom Emmer faces a rematch in a 6th Congressional District primary against Patrick Munro, who unsuccessfully challenged him in primaries in 2016 and 2018.
District 31A incumbent Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, faces a primary challenge from Beau Hullermann Aug. 11. The winner will face DFL candidate Brad Brown in the November election. Hullermann did not respond to requests to participate in the following questionnaire.
Recent St. Francis graduate Dayne Mann came away with the title at the 93rd Minnesota State Junior Boys’ Championship July 27-28, holding off runner-up Andrew Ramos of Blaine by two strokes.
About 40 volunteers helped build a new playground at St. Francis Elementary Saturday, July 11. The project was funded by donations and organized by the St. Francis Elementary Association of Parents and Teachers. The community build had been planned for next year, but the cash and in-kind don…
Anoka County is suing a Texas-based IT firm on breach of contract allegations after blaming late property tax statements on the county’s new records system.
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.
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.
In a telephone town hall June 4, Rep. Tom Emmer, R-CD 6, heard from constituents and shared what he’s doing to address COVID-19 and the challenges between police and communities they serve.
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."
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 Muslim American Society of Minnesota announced May 23 it will keep the MAS Blaine Masjid closed despite Gov. Tim Walz announcing all places of worship may open Wednesday, May 27, at 25% occupancy indoors with a maximum of 250 people, provided they adhere to public health guidelines.
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.