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“Building Business, Building Community, Building Relationships,” This is the tagline of the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce. While we are a business organization, we also know that to ensure our area is a great place to start and grow a business, it also needs to be a great place to live and …

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A proposal by Anoka County Board Chair Rhonda Sivarajah to keep the county-owned Chomonix Golf Course open for at least three more years will be presented to the board’s Parks Committee Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 9 a.m., at the Bunkers Hills Activity Center.

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Adams Publishing Group announced Dec. 3 they have purchased the assets of the Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership from W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. The Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership publish 13…

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A proposal to construct a roundabout at the entrance to Riverdale Crossing Shopping Center in Coon Rapids as part of the reconstruction of Riverdale Drive has hit a snag.

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While you may not rub elbows with Chris Hemsworth or Tom Hiddleston, a new Norse-inspired taproom has opened in Spring Lake Park.

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Times have changed a lot in the past 80 years, and so has downtown Anoka. But Jenson’s Department Store on Main Street celebrates its 80th anniversary this fall as a family-owned business and a staple of the community.

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As it celebrates its 15th anniversary, Keller Williams Classic Realty of Coon Rapids has another reason to celebrate: It has been named among America’s top 10 midsize real estate brokerage firms based on service excellence.

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Nowthen Mayor Jeff Pilon, proclaimed Aug. 15, 2018, to be Pine River State Bank of Nowthen Day. Pine River State Bank, which started in Pine River and now has five branches, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

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Sometimes, halos look like hair nets, according to William McNally, a former employee at Commers Water in Blaine and founder and executive director of Harvest Pack, a nonprofit organization dedicated to feeding the hungry locally.

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After tabling a conditional use permit application for a new auto repair facility in Spring Lake Park May 7, the City Council approved the application with no discussion two weeks later.

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Have you ever tried Tater Tots, noodles or applewood smoked bacon on top of your pizza or nacho cheese sauce for the sauce base of your personal creation? A new pizza place in Blaine offers these unique choices as well as traditional favorites.

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Although the impending closures of Herberger’s and Toys ‘R’ Us, the recent closures of Best Buy and Gander Mountain and past closures of K-Mart and Rainbow Foods grabbed news headlines, the strength of Blaine’s economy is the small and medium businesses, stated Bruce Nustad, president of the…

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The Blaine Planning Commission got a glimpse at a proposed development at the southwest corner of Lexington and 109th avenues, in a spot where the Minnesota Vikings once considered for a new stadium more than 10 years ago.

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The Blaine City Council is receptive to a modified concept of a proposed townhome development on University Avenue, but the developer must still go through the public process before the council votes.

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A new gym in Blaine has no treadmills or weight-lifting equipment. It has an arched climbing wall, monkey bars, rope nets and much more in challenging courses that emulate the “American Ninja Warrior” television show.

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The Minnesota Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its second annual event scheduled for May 9 in the Twin Cities, hosted by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. The awards celebrate “A New Kind of Hero” – Minnesotans who have overcome significant barriers to employment and the employ…