Tuesday Jul 8
North news briefs: Anoka Home & Garden Tour coming Sunday
The annual tour of historic homes and gardens in Anoka will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 13. This year's tour focuses on homes near the Mississippi River east of the Rum River.
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
Pulse of the Twin Cities
Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota
Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
St. Cloud Times
7 arrested after Wright County search turns up drugs, stolen...
Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/03/arrested-wright-county-search-turns-drugs-stolen-property/12166115/ Seven people were arrested after authorities in Wright County found drugs and stolen property during two searches in Monticello on Wednesday morning.
Hom Furniture to expand brands at Dock 86 location
Hom Furniture said Wednesday it will turn its Dock 86 property in Little Canada into a three-tiered furniture complex.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Brooklyn Park plans $9.1M police station expansion
Brooklyn Park is about to launch a project that's meant to be a 20-year-fix for what the city says are its undersized and overburdened police facilities.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Plans for $1B rail line from Minneapolis to Duluth chugging along
Estimated project costs have tripled, corridor counties have defected and key proponents were politically ousted.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Political Quarry Blog: 1 in 6th alleges dropout requestPolitical...
Political Quarry Blog: 1 in 6th alleges dropout request Rhonda Sivarajah says her Republican primary opponent, Tom Emmer, tried to muscle her out of the race Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/06/28/political-quarry-blog-th-alleges-dropout-request/11698615/ Candidate Rhonda Sivarajah says her ... (more)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Groups ramp up fundraising to pay for July 4th fun
Carrying a bucket of American flags and a plea for cash, Martie McGlasson is going door to door around Lake Minnetonka this week for a little-known cause: funding the community's annual July 4th festivities.
Headwaters Relief Organization Announces Sixth Annual Run with Purpose 5K
Headwaters Relief Organization announced the 6th Annual Run with Purpose 5K will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
School bus catches fire on busy Coon Rapids highway; no kids aboard
The bus pulled over on westbound Hwy. 10 near Hanson Boulevard as smoke began pouring out of the engine compartment.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Three vie for Anoka County Board seat
It's the only contested race for the Anoka County Board this election season and it couldn't be more unpredictable.
update: Crash on Coon Rapids Blvd.
A four-car crash at Coon Rapids Blvd. and Egret in Coon Rapids is blocking, so use caution if you are heading that way.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Derailment disrupts Northstar commuter rail serviceDerailment...
Derailment disrupts Northstar commuter rail service A derailed BNSF Railway train is blocking the tracks Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/06/13/derailment-disrupts-northstar-commuter-rail-service/10412591/ Metro Transit, which operates the 40-mile commuter rail line, canceled service early ... (more)