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” …
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.
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.
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.
The Columbia Heights Master Water Stewards took home the Fresh Water Society’s Clean Water Champion Award during the annual Ice Out, Loon In Fundraising Gala on May 4 at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley.
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…
Last year, the city recycled 1,747 tons of materials from residential curbside programs, the Recycling Center, and city facilities, marking an increase of 5% from the previous year. Residential households recycled 1,090 tons of yard waste commingled with food organics (estimated 90 tons of o…
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer.
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.