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.
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.
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.
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.
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A record-breaking 450 bicycles were given to Fridley Public Schools families at the third annual Free Bikes for Kids event, hosted at R.L. Stevenson Elementary on April 13. Each child and adult was fitted for a helmet and matched with a bike in the gymnasium, then headed to the cafeteria wh…
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced that the Washington County Attorney’s Office recently charged Jawad Kadim Al-Maliki, of Fridley, with one felony count of possessing untaxed tobacco products.
On May 4, a full-scale emergency simulation will take place at the Fridley Northstar Rail Station. There will be an increased emergency response presence in the area for surrounding communities participating in the training and additional noise.
Dunkin’ will celebrate the grand opening of its new restaurant at 8300 University Avenue NE in Fridley, May 3-5. The new restaurant, owned by Kod Kod Enterprises LLC, features the brand’s next generation design, with a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies to make running on Dunkin’ …
Columbia Heights won a VFW baseball division title last summer and hopes it will carry over to the varsity baseball season this spring.
For 20 years, the Fridley Schools Foundation has been enriching educational opportunities for Fridley Public School students and supporting their higher academic aspirations as they build their individual roads to success. To continue its support and commemorate these successes, the Foundati…
The City of Fridley was recognized as a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the second year in the row. The Arbor Day Foundation awards the Tree City USA designation to cities that demonstrate effective urban forest management. In 2018, the city began planting more than two hu…
Among the many highlights in the month of May, Crooners Supper Club is introducing a special seasonal series, “Concerts Under the Stars,” taking place on its new outdoor stage and lawn.