Local Halloween News

Everything from clothes to furniture to household appliances went quickly at the best garage sale imaginable for people with limited means.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 20, 2017, 10:00 pm
Seven candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Spring Lake Park School Board this Election Day, Nov. 7.
Author: Olivia Alveshere
Posted: October 20, 2017, 1:05 pm
Five candidates are running for three seats on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board on Election Day, Nov. 7.
Author: Olivia Alveshere
Posted: October 20, 2017, 1:00 pm
The Blaine community got a chance to meet the five candidates for the Blaine police chief position at an open house Monday evening, Oct. 16, at Blaine City Hall.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 19, 2017, 8:30 pm
It’s been almost a year since a majority of Blaine voters turned down a referendum to construct a new community center with gyms and pools and a new senior center.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 19, 2017, 6:30 pm
A car and semi-truck collided at the intersection of 85th and University avenues in Blaine just before 8 p.m. Oct. 18, killing one and seriously injuring two others.
Author: Olivia Alveshere
Posted: October 19, 2017, 4:45 pm
This week we are launching some exciting changes to our websites. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably noticed.
Author: ABC Newspapers
Posted: October 18, 2017, 8:15 pm
By Peter Bodley
Author: by Peter Bodley
Posted: October 16, 2017, 1:00 pm
Contracts for the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement services to three municipalities in 2018 were approved by the Anoka County Board Sept. 26.
Author: by Peter Bodley
Posted: October 16, 2017, 12:00 pm
SLP selling Gophers tickets
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 15, 2017, 9:28 pm
The Coon Rapids Lions Club is once again hosting their fall all you can eat breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 29. The event will be from 8 a.m. until noon at the Coon Rapids VFW, 1919 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids.
Author: By Community Contributor
Posted: October 14, 2017, 1:00 pm
It will be a spooky good time at Aquatore Park, Blaine, next Friday evening.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:00 pm
By Joe Nathan
Posted: October 12, 2017, 9:42 pm
By Madeline Rudawski
Posted: October 12, 2017, 9:19 pm
The Mayors of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative elected new co-chairs and a new executive committee at its sixth annual organizational meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on Sept. 14.
Author: Community Contributor
Posted: October 12, 2017, 9:00 pm
By Peter Bodley
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: October 12, 2017, 8:49 pm
There’s no telling what can show up at an antique show.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: October 12, 2017, 6:31 pm
Five in a row.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: October 12, 2017, 12:14 am
An Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce project to help local students prepare for manufacturing careers has received funding from the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: October 11, 2017, 5:00 am
The Anoka County Board Sept. 26 approved a preliminary 2018 certified tax levy totaling $130.08 million, which is 3.7 percent higher than this year’s certified levy of $125.44 million.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: October 5, 2017, 5:00 am
Job statistics can be mercurial, especially the more often you measure them. One month’s job-loss chill can be followed by a white-hot month of gains.
Author: ECM Editorial Board
Posted: August 28, 2017, 6:24 pm
Five years ago, fire chiefs from Anoka County departments decided the most efficient and least expensive way to train was to join forces.
Author: By Eric Hagen
Posted: July 15, 2017, 5:00 am
The 2013 Coon Rapids Junior Royalty have been proclaimed “Coon Rapids Ambassadors of Goodwill” by Mayor Tim Howe.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 13, 2013, 5:00 am
The city of Coon Rapids wants to purchase three vacant, nonconforming single-family homes in an area north of Main Street adjacent to Bison Creek Park.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 13, 2013, 5:00 am
Sarah Mruz, a direct support professional for Mains’l Services, Inc. in Brooklyn Park, was one of eight individuals and organization across Minnesota recognized for their work in improving and enriching the lives of seniors and people with disabilities at the…
Author: By Community Contributer
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
The Ramsey City Council June 25 unanimously approved two easement agreements with Great River Energy so that a transmission line project can move forward in one area and a prairie restoration can occur in another.
Author: By Eric Hagen
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
A quirky sense of humor, twinkling blue eyes, a love for the great outdoors … family traits that deepen the ties that bind.
Author: By Sue Austreng
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
After almost 43 years, Bill Goodrich will no longer be Ramsey’s city attorney.
Author: By Eric Hagen
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
Entries are being sought for the Coon Rapids Arts Commission’s annual photography contest.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
Two businesses that failed Coon Rapids Police Department tobacco compliance checks in March were rechecked July 2.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 12, 2013, 5:00 am
Two sections of St. Francis streets are in serious need of improvement. City Engineer Jared Voge is recommending that the work be completed soon before costs associated with the projects rise further.
Author: By Karin Craig
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
Coon Rapids residents who live in the eastern portion of the city may see crews from Connexus Energy trimming trees this summer.
Author: By Community Contributer
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
The five-day Coon Rapids Fourth of July celebration ended at Sand Creek Park Sunday.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
The Anoka County Board approved a series of user fees changes June 25 following a public hearing at which no one appeared.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
From teenage carhop to city administrator for most would be a giant leap, but for Barb Nelson it was only a matter of natural progressions.
Author: By ABC Newspapers
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
Burglaries that took place at two homes while the residents were away over the Fourth of July holiday weekend are under investigation by the Coon Rapids Police Department.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
by Jonathan Young
Author: By ECM Publishers
Posted: July 11, 2013, 5:00 am
The Coon Rapids Police Department is gearing up for its annual Night to Unite event Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
The Anoka City Council has ordered the plans for the second phase of construction at Castle Field.
Author: By Mandy Moran-Froemming
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
The Ramsey Fire Department is ready to replace a 24-year-old water tank truck with a newer model.
Author: By Eric Hagen
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
Anoka County is about to embark on a project that will bring its website into the modern era.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
The first pitch was thrown from the mound of the new Castle Field last week, marking a milestone of moving the historic baseball field across town.
Author: By Mandy Moran-Froemming
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
A city of Coon Rapids incentive program to encourage residents to undertake large remodeling projects at their homes has proved a lot more popular than anyone expected.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 10, 2013, 5:00 am
The streets in downtown Anoka will be packed for the annual Anoka Riverfest and Craft Fair Saturday, July 13.
Author: By Mandy Moran-Froemming
Posted: July 9, 2013, 5:00 am
The first step in the process for Anoka County to transfer two parcels of land within the city of Coon Rapids’ Lions Coon Creek Park to the city has taken place.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 9, 2013, 5:00 am
A Coon Rapids couple were killed Monday when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a pickup truck in Crow Wing County.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 9, 2013, 5:00 am
The city of Coon Rapids expects to spend close to a $1 million this year relining city sewers in several neighborhoods.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 8, 2013, 5:00 am
Working smoke detectors and quick response from volunteer firefighters saved a Blaine home and the family inside it the morning of July 5, according to a fire department administrator.
Author: By Eric Hagen
Posted: July 8, 2013, 5:00 am
Anoka County continues to gear up to handle changes that will come with implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act later this year.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: July 8, 2013, 5:00 am
Anoka held its annual Independence Day celebration at George Green Park.
Author: By Mandy Moran-Froemming
Posted: July 8, 2013, 5:00 am