Buffalo had no answers for Andover’s passing attack, or defense, as the Huskies trounced the Bison 43-7 Oct. 24 to move to 3-0 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 Anoka County Board signed off on $2.78 million in expenditures from the federal coronavirus relief bill last week.
The Andover girls swimming and diving team defeated Osseo Oct. 13 to complete an undefeated regular season and capture its first-ever Northwest Suburban Conference championship. Story on the team’s season in next week’s UnionHerald.
Seven candidates will compete for four seats on the St. Francis School Board. Incumbents Amy Kelly, Rob Schoenrock, Sean Sullivan and Mike Starr are all seeking reelection. Challenging them are Shelby Holubiw, Pam Johnson and Kenna Pretts.
Andover graduate Wyatt Kaiser was the third Minnesotan selected in the 2020 NHL Draft, selected in the third round and 81st overall by Chicago Oct. 7. Kaiser, a University of Minnesota Duluth signee, helped lead the Andover boys hockey team to its first-ever state tournament appearance in March.
Anoka girls swimming and diving defeated Coon Rapids 94-83 in a Northwest Suburban clash Sept. 29.
In a special meeting held on Monday, Sept. 21, the MSHSL Board of Directors reversed its previous decision to move the traditional fall sports of football and volleyball to a spring schedule. The board voted to return football to a six-game fall schedule that will allow a first game to be pl…
Blaine Novak, president of the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors, has called for a special meeting of the League’s board for Monday, Sept. 21 at 9 a.m.
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.