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St. Cloud Times
Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in MinnesotaPolitical...
Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in Minnesota Absentee ballots for the Aug. 12 primary became available last month.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Anoka County's heroin fight gets national recognition
The National Association of Counties recognized the county with an Achievement Award, an honor given since 1970 to counties nationwide that showcase innovative programs, according to information provided by the Anoka County attorney's office.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Air & Space
The People and Planes of Anoka County- page 2
Denizens of a small Minnesota airport: bombers, ones-of-a-kind, T-6s, Cubs, a 1938 Stinson SR10 once owned by the governor of Pennsylvania, and a veritable hive of homebuilders.
Lino Lakes will separate from 3-city fire district in Anoka County
After 28 years of sharing a fire district with 2 Anoka Co. cities, Lino Lakes is withdrawing to form its own: a costly decision being met with resistance.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Anoka County residents recycling more
Residents recycled about 170,000 tons of materials in 2013, effectively diverting about 43 percent of total waste generated across the county toward reuse, according to information provided by the county.
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.
Minnesota surgeon suspected of choking foster child
"The county reacted very, very quickly and worked to put him in a safe environment," said Martha Weaver, spokeswoman for Anoka County Social Services.
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)
Severe Storms Coming to Metro Could Bring Damaging Winds, Heavy Rainfall
A new area of thunder storms are heading toward southwest metro, according to KSTP Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Emmer campaign reclassifies FitzSimmons payments after Times probe
Emmer campaign reclassifies FitzSimmons payments after Times probe Campaign initially reporting it paid a salary and consulting fees to a state lawmaker Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/06/24/emmer-campaign-reclassifies-firzsimmons-payments-times-probe/11331129/ Congressional candidate Tom Emmer's ... (more)
Grand opening Wednesday for Anoka's Northstar skyway and ramp
A new parking ramp and skyway serving the Northstar commuter rail station in Anoka will have a grand opening Wednesday before opening for public use on Thursday.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Anoka County: Public asked to help locate missing 15-year-old
The Anoka County sheriff's office is asking the public to help locate a missing 15-year-old from East Bethel.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Minnesota suspect in latex glove child choking won't contest extradition
A man charged with trying to choke his foster son won't contest his extradition in a Fargo court and will be returned to Hubbard County on Friday or Monday at the latest, according to Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Andover man set roommate on fire, murder charges say
Adam John Lilienthal, 29, was charged with three counts of second-degree murder for allegedly pouring accelerant over the 55-year-old's body before igniting the fluid and taking off, according to the Anoka County criminal complaint filed against him.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Twin Cities Landlord Arrested in St. Louis Co. after Allegedly Setting Tenant on Fire
A Twin Cities landlord has been arrested in St. Louis County after allegedly dousing a tenant with an accelerant and lighting him on fire.
Anoka County man allegedly set "roommate" on fire intentionally
Yesterday afternoon, Anoka County deputies responded to a report of a landlord/tenant dispute at 1329 137th Lane Northwest in Andover.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
North news briefs: Drop-in legal help for veterans
Luke Peterson waves as he rides a miniature John Deere Gator during a parade at Centerville Elementary School.
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.
Anoka Co. Teacher Investigated After Photos Of Students Found On Computer
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says there is a criminal investigation underway into a contracted teacher for St. Francis and Spring Lake Park schools.
Anoka County teacher investigated after student seen on lap, authorities say
A contracted teacher who works with hearing impaired students at the St. Francis and Spring Lake Park school districts is being investigated after a colleague saw a young student sitting on the man's lap, according to the Anoka County sheriff's office.