The commissioner of Minnesota’s Department of Public Safety, John Harrington, announced during a Friday morning press conference that a “unified response” to the riots in Minneapolis was being coordinated among local law enforcement agencies in anticipation of continued unrest Friday and ove…
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and Secretary of State Steve Simon hosted an Oct. 8 press conference to speak about the need for election security at Golden Valley City Hall.
“I hope it’s not as bad as I think it’s going to be.” – Me, to the person seated next to me (Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019)
Alright, boys and girls, before we get started we need to address the elephant, or other large jungle creature, in the room: Unless Jon Favreau has discovered the dark magic necessary to make wild animals speak and take stage direction, there’s no way the latest iteration of “The Lion King” …
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.
During normal business hours, Columbia Heights Public Library Director Renee Dougherty helps patrons search for various books, periodicals or DVD copies of popular television series that they can rent. But before highly attended events, Dougherty said she watches people search for something …
The second annual Peace Fest, put on by the Science of Spirituality in Columbia Heights, encouraged spreading peace and peace literacy to attendees.
I’m not an old white lady sent here from the past to warn against the dangers of drugs. In fact, when it comes to mind-altering substances, I’m generally in favor of them – even if they’re not necessarily my thing.
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.
One time when I was about 10 years old, my best friend and I spent a weekend night writing fan letters to our favorite bands.
I know what you’re thinking: “I realize it’s the 50th anniversary, but does the world really need ANOTHER Woodstock movie?” Trust me, I’m right there with you. Kind of, anyway.
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.
Here’s a few tips to keep in mind when heading out this weekend to watch Jim Jarmusch’s new zombie comedy, “The Dead Don’t Die”:
Law enforcement is asking the public’s help identifying a vehicle suspected to be linked to a Columbia Heights home invasion reported around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 5.
It’s been quite the run for Marvel’s X-Men at 20th Century Fox – 19 years; 12 films (plus alternate versions of two of those); several billion dollars at the box office; and a justifiable claim as the ones who ushered in an era where comic book movies became cool again.
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.
Forty local donors, representing foundations, businesses, memorials, individuals and others, donated a total of $280,000 in scholarships to more than 90 Columbia Heights High School seniors at the school’s academic awards ceremony last week. A total of 64 students received scholarships value…
The New Brighton City Council heard an update from Ramsey County Commissioner Mary McGuire during the May 14 meeting.
HeightsNEXT hosted its second annual Cheers for Beers event on Friday, May 17 at Murzyn Hall in Columbia Heights. The fundrasier, which helps fund various HeightsNEXT programs, brought together more than 30 established and emerging microbrewers from throughout metro, food trucks and music un…
After just the first few minutes of “Aladdin,” it becomes obvious that it doesn’t hold a candle to its 1992 counterpart.
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.