This week marks the final edition of the Sun Focus as coverage of Fridley and Columbia Heights moves to ABC Newspapers, part of the same company as Sun Newspapers.
Fridley’s Madsen Park will be getting a makeover now that the city won the Minnesota Timberwolves and U.S. Bank’s “Our Courts. Our Future.” competition in late May.
Wes Nugteren has been growing and planting things since he was young. Growing up on a farm in South Dakota, he would help with growing produce that his family would eat, can and preserve.
There is a new community market in Columbia Heights that will continue on Saturdays throughout the rest of the summer.
With the MSHSL’s section realignment completed this past spring, several local teams will see a new postseason landscape starting in the fall.
Recent Totino-Grace graduate Jake Svihel missed state titles in wrestling his first three championship match attempts, but he went out a champion in his fourth attempt March 2.
Pilgrim Dry Cleaners is hosting its 12th annual Scouting for Uniforms Drive throughout the month of July this year, with collections kicking off July 1.
The Coon Rapids Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating a suspect in an attempted abduction and assault the morning of Friday, June 21.
Columbia Heights started strong, but Totino-Grace took control quickly to end the Hylanders softball season May 23 win an 11-1 victory in the Class 3A Section 4 tournament.
Emilie Meyer captured a conference title and a third place finish in distance events for Totino-Grace at the Northwest Suburban Conference girls track and field championships in Maple Grove May 21 and 23.
The New Brighton City Council heard an update from Ramsey County Commissioner Mary McGuire during the May 14 meeting.
Fridley’s Madsen Park has been selected as a finalist for the Minnesota Timberwolves “Our Courts. Our Future.” program that revamps local basketball courts and we need your votes to win.
Symphonic sounds floated through the auditorium and hallways of Fridley High School April 30. Violins, violas, cellos and basses added to the repertoire of trumpets and percussion – delighting the senses of listeners and taking them on a musical journey of profound beauty.
The national non-profit School Nutrition Association has named Jessica Pena, head cook/kitchen manager at Island Lake Elementary School, the Midwest regional manager of the year. Considered the highest honor a school nutrition manager can earn, the award recognizes a cafeteria manager who ha…
Fridley High School students witnessed first-hand the impact of drunk and distracted driving during a simulated fatal crash on April 25 and 26, during the two-day Arrive Alive program.
Peter and Claudia LeNeau of Brooklyn Center won the 20 team PeaceMaker Minnesota cribbage tournament at Adagio’s Pizza Factory in New Brighton on April 28. Carole Froehle and Ann Thonet, both of Roseville, placed second.
Does your child or someone you are close to, have a child that has challenges with traditional playground settings? How about large crowds? New Brighton Parks and Recreation understands that not all children can attend the Eagles Nest during normal business time frames. That is why they have…
Kraus-Anderson has begun construction on a $24.7 million expansion at Irondale High School located at 2425 Long Lake Road in New Brighton. Backed by a $165 million bond issue, Irondale High School is the second phase of a three-phase, district-wide project for Mounds View Public Schools tha…
Mandy Meisner recently opened up about her efforts as Anoka County’s District 4 Commissioner since being officially sworn in on Jan. 8.
Hunger in Anoka County – and the resources available for those affected – was the topic of discussion during the recent Compassion Action Network forum. During the seminar, panel members shared insights about hunger trends and what local organizations are doing to tackle the issue.
The Mounds View National Honor Society and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted the first annual Mounds View High School Out of the Darkness mental health walk on May 5. The event, which took place at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton, allowed the Mounds View school di…