Stepping Stone, Hope4Youth fight homelessness in Anoka County
Despite a temporary ban on new shelters within the city's borders, two Anoka organizations remain active in the fight to end homelessness.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Busiest Anoka County library branch gets facelift
The Northtown branch in Blaine will be reconfigured to include additional computer terminals, a new teen space and an improved children's area.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Twin Cities weather: Freezing rain inbound before warm-up
Above-freezing temperatures are on their way to the metro, but first, motorists will have to navigate some slick roads.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Body found near Fridley trash bin identified as St. Paul woman
Lesean Morrisa Taylor, 36, of St. Paul, is believed to have died of exposure, according to Anoka County Sheriff's Department officials.
Fishermen remove 2 tons of carp from Silver Lake to improve water quality
The carp removal from 72-acre Silver Lake is part of a bigger plan to improve its water quality, which currently is designated “impaired.” Professional fishermen pulled more than 4,000 pounds of carp out of Silver Lake in a single day in January.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Woman's body found near trash bin in Fridley
Police responded to 914 Hillwind Road about 10:30 a.m. after a refuse driver reportedly spotted the body near an area containing garbage dumpsters, according to information provided by the Anoka County sheriff's office.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Defendant's home surveillance an important part of assault case
A home-surveillance system the defendant used in part to monitor a woman in his apartment shows him assaulting her, authorities say.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Marty Seifert to name lieutenant governor pick
Representative Marty Seifert announces his candidacy for Minnesota governor at Micro Control in Fridley Tuesday morning July 7, 2009.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Freestyle ski race on Sunday, March 2
Sunday is the day for the Freestyle Cross Country Ski Race at Green Haven Golf Course.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Attorneys of the Year: Tony Palumbo
Tony Palumbo has been a mainstay at the Anoka County attorney's office for 36 years.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
MnDOT looks at Hwy. 10 upgrades in Anoka, Ramsey
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and Anoka County are exploring lower-cost alternatives to a full freeway conversion of Hwy.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Sensor maker moves 100 jobs to Andover
Sensor maker Measurement Specialties Inc. bought two vacant corner lots next to the Andover Station North ball fields to build a 25,000-square-foot facility.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
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4 escape sinking pickup
Four people escaped without injury from a pickup that sunk to the bottom of an Anoka County lake.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Small Anoka County city struggles with high costs of thinking big
East Bethel City Administrator Jack Davis stands outside the new water treatment facility, which was opposed by many in the city and state councils.