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  1. Thursday's prep sports roundup: Bloomington Jefferson upsets Edina in boys' soccer playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Star Tribune

    Fourth-seeded Bloomington Jefferson upset top seed Edina 2-1 on Thursday night in the Class 2A, Section 2 semifinals on senior Ben Werner's goal with 1 minute, 13 seconds left in overtime. Isaac Eckroth scored the Hornets' lone goal of the game off a free kick.


  2. Anoka County looks for relief from longest metro commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 6 | Star Tribune

    The same sorry sight awaits Chad Howard each morning after work on his drive home to East Bethel along Hwy. 65: "Nothing but cars, creeping."


  3. Traffic volumes building in north metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The system remains crash free, but slow downs are developing on heavily traveled routes, including eastbound I-94 from St. Michael to Maple Grove. Here is the look from I-94 and County Road 81 in Maple Grove.


  4. In Anoka County, many Trump voters still back him - but doubts growRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    "[Trump]'s got a mouth that runs, but he gets things done." Jim Fisher, above, got his hair cut at Mels Barber Shop in Anoka.


  5. Tuesday traffic: Congestion building on I-35, I-94 in MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A fender bender had moved off onto the right shoulder of northbound I-35W at 46th Street in south Minneapolis. That's making for a 10 to 15 minute drive from Crosstown to downtown.


  6. Noerenberg Garden party, bee squad, yoga in the gardens and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Stroll through the gardens near Crystal Bay on Lake Minnetonka with a guide or on your own. The collection includes shrubs, ornamental shade trees and a vast daylily collection.


  7. Northeast metro news briefs: Anoka County backs shooting, hunting groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Star Tribune

    An advocacy group hoping to call attention to the economic impact of hunting and shooting sports found a strong show of support last week from the Anoka County Board. The board unanimously approved a resolution to back Hunting Works for Minnesota, a grassroots coalition that promotes hunting and recreational shooting sports and the role they play in the local economy.


  8. Memorial Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Apple Valley: Veterans Park, 14521 Granada Drive. 11 a.m. ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 1776 will include appearances by post's honor guard, legion officers and auxiliary leaders, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, music by the Scott Highland Middle School band, and a POW ceremony led by the Civil Air Patrol.


  9. Memorial Day 2018 observancesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Apple Valley: Veterans Park, 14521 Granada Drive. 11 a.m. ceremony sponsored by American Legion Post 1776 will include appearances by post's honor guard, legion officers and auxiliary leaders, Boy and Girl Scouts, music by the Scott Highland Middle School band, and a POW ceremony led by the Civil Air Patrol.


  10. North/east metro briefs: Blaine council OKs $5.4 million to replace senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Blaine's cramped, 36-year-old senior center soon will be replaced by a facility that could offer triple the space. After months of debate, City Council members voted unanimously May 3 to spend up to $5.4 million to replace the existing 4,200-square-foot Mary Ann Young Senior Center.


  11. Cities and state face off in local control debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Minnesota cities have regulated the kind of takeout containers restaurants can use, changed the way people vote and required businesses to pay workers a higher minimum wage and give them sick time. Republican state lawmakers have responded with a flurry of bills to block the local rules, calling such mandates a burden on business owners.


  12. Federal program could pump private money into poor neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Star Tribune

    A provision slipped into last year's federal tax overhaul could unleash private money into some of the poorest corners of Minnesota, and communities across the state are vying for a piece of the action. Cities, counties and tribes have been scrambling in recent weeks to nominate "Opportunity Zones" from Mahnomen to Minneapolis, hoping a tax break on investment income there will lure a flood of cash to build housing or start businesses.


  13. Repeat felon faces sentencing today in murder of WWII veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    An Anoka man is scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon for beating a World War II veteran to death over the 2016 Thanksgiving weekend. Isaiah M. Thomas, 28, faces anywhere between 30 years to life behind bars for killing Albert Loehlein.


  14. Apple Valley makes big splash in 3A individual wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Apple Valley's Sebas Swiggum, top, remained in 3A championship contention after defeating Albert Lea's Gavin Ignaszewski 7-2 in a 132-pound quarterfinal bout at Xcel Energy Center. After missing the state tournament as a team for the first time since 1982, the Eagles had five wrestlers still alive after Friday's first two rounds of the Class 3A individual state meet: Regan Schrempp at 113 pounds, Sebas Swiggum at 132, Brady Gross at 138, Nate Larson at 145 and Gable Steveson at heavyweight.


  15. With Apple Valley out, three favorites vie for 3A wrestling championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Star Tribune

    St. Michael-Albertville's Patrick McKee will try to win his third individual title. His Knights also are among the Class 3A team favorites.


  16. Family fun: Anoka celebrates winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Free the family from the confines of the indoors for fresh air and winter games. On Friday, bust a move with KidsDance and make s'mores.


  17. MN Legislature should pass emergency aid plan for community health centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Star Tribune Editorial Board has repeatedly called for an emergency state funding plan if Congress doesn't restore devastating cuts to Minnesota's vital community health centers. State Rep. Jennifer Schultz , DFL-Duluth, merits praise for drafting a smart, temporary aid package to help these safety-net clinics and the 180,000 Minnesotans they serve.


  18. MN Home Outlet liquidator adds two Twin Cities locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Top: Jimmy Vosika built up MN Home Outlet as a liquidator supplied by customer returns and overstocked items from big home improvement stores. "We never set out to be in retail," he said of the original warehouse outlet.


  19. Anoka County seeks help in finding missing 10-month-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    First two: Missing baby Ja-Kari Crown. Second two are parents: Sharona Nena Jefferson and James Lavell Browncredit: Anoka co. sheriff Anoka County authorities are asking for the public's help in locating a 10-month-old boy who has been the subject of a child protection investigation and his biological parents, who lost custody of him during related court proceedings.


  20. Bruce Frank, who was champion for children and voice of Anoka sports, dies at age 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Bruce Frank was a great friend to residents of the north metro suburbs of Anoka and Coon Rapids, where he spent a lifetime as a champion for children and an advocate for the community. He sold toothbrushes and slices of pie, flipped pancakes and used his extensive network of contacts to help raise more than $3.7 million over 50 years to send nearly 5,600 kids to college.


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