The New Brighton City Council heard an update from Ramsey County Commissioner Mary McGuire during the May 14 meeting.
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 Fridley City Council approved a bid and awarded a contract for the improvements to the Locke Park water treatment plant.
The City of Mounds View will hold its 15th annual Town Hall Meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 15 at Mounds View City Hall, 2401 Mounds View Boulevard. There will be displays and department exhibits. The city will also give a short presentation to discuss the vision and goals for 20…
The New Brighton City Council ordered final plans for a $7 million street rehabilitation project during the March 26 meeting.
The Anoka County Board Tuesday approved a search process for hiring a new county administrator to replace Jerry Soma, who is scheduled to retire May 1.
Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein, DFL-New Brighton, is among the many legislators supporting a bill that would ban the use of hand-held phones while driving.
The Columbia Heights City Council moved forward with the 2019 water main replacement project and ordered the city engineer to prepare a final report.
The Anoka County Board may appoint longtime Board Chair Rhonda Sivarajah as the next county administrator Tuesday, March 26. But the lack of a formal search process has some questioning the transparency of the potential action.
A group of eighth-grade students from Highview Middle School joined nearly 400 youth and public health advocates from across Minnesota on Feb. 27 to rally support at the State Capitol for policies that reduce youth tobacco addiction. Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of mo…
The New Brighton City Council approved a preliminary Planned Residential Development plan by the Benedictine Health Center for an extension to their New Brighton campus.
The Fridley City Council approved the community investment fund policy and transferred money from the general fund to the community investment fund during the Feb. 25 meeting.
The Fridley City Council allowed a massage therapy license application to be withdrawn after an investigation into the business uncovered fraud.
New Brighton Parks and Recreation recently hosted a neighborhood input meeting at Totem Pole Neighborhood Center regarding the New Brighton Parks, Trails and Recreation Master Plan.
The Fridley City Council approved part two of the wellhead protection plan and submitted it to the Minnesota Department of Health during the Jan. 28 meeting.
UPDATE: The original version of this article stated that the Larkin's retirement celebration was being held at the New Brighton Public Safety Building.
The New Brighton City Council approved a special use permit for external and internal improvements to Irondale High School during the Jan. 22 meeting.
The New Brighton City Council has approved initial terms for the sale of the Koren United Methodist Church and former elementary school for the construction of 358 affordable apartments and 54 townhomes.
The Fridley City Council unanimously accepted a bid and awarded a contract for the Stonybrook outfall stabilization project.
Legislation improving the definition of criminal sexual conduct to include non-consensual, intentional touching of another person’s clothed buttocks received its first hearing and was passed by the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Committee on Jan. 30.
The City of New Brighton is seeking volunteers who are interested in becoming more involved in their community by serving on one of the City’s four Municipal Advisory Commissions.
Mandy Meisner, the first person of color to serve on the Anoka County Board, was officially sworn in as the District 4 Commissioner on Jan. 8. District 4 includes Fridley, Columbia Heights, Hilltop and one precinct of Spring Lake Park.
The city of Mounds View has entered into a purchase agreement with INH Properties that, after approval Monday night, has formalized payment to the city of $1.35 million for the Crossroad Pointe property.
Anoka County was presented two Local Government Innovation Awards during a Dec. 13 ceremony at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
The Mounds View City Council approved the 2019 property tax levy at its Dec. 10 regular meeting, agreeing to a general fund levy of $4.24 million (a 4.4 percent increase).
The Fridley City Council unanimously approved to renew the city’s recycling contract with Allied Waste Services during the Dec. 17 meeting.
During its annual conference, held this year Dec. 2-4 in Bloomington, the Association of Minnesota Counties recognized Anoka County for its outstanding work on a pair of initiatives. Awards were given to counties that displayed valuable innovations and improvements in county government.
Do you know an individual or group that has made a significant contribution to improving public health in our community? Anoka County would like to recognize them with a 2019 Public Health Award. Nominate an individual or group now through Jan. 31, 2019.
The City of New Brighton has forwarded the city’s 2040 comprehensive plan to the Metropolitan Council for official review.
To celebrate Jim Kordiak’s retirement from the Anoka County Board, family, friends and colleagues surprised the outgoing commissioner with a roast and toast at the Banquets of Minnesota on Nov. 14. During the celebration, guests shared their kind and laughable memories of Kordiak, who has se…