Local Halloween News

Santa and Mrs. Claus are returning to Blaine, Mounds View and Spring Lake Park for the annual tradition of visiting neighborhoods and collecting food donations with local firefighters.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 10, 2017, 8:50 pm
I know there have been 5,000 articles written about catching walleyes in the winter time, but maybe I can help one angler try something not tried before. And if it works, this article is well worth the effort!
Author: Ray Gildow
Posted: December 10, 2017, 8:00 pm
SLP explores field house
Posted: December 10, 2017, 5:56 pm
Scott Schulte will seek another term on the Anoka County Board of Commissioners.
Posted: December 10, 2017, 4:00 pm
Bank robber sentenced
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 9, 2017, 6:30 pm
A pool, gymnasiums, a hotel with a new golf clubhouse, a BMX track, more trails and better directional signs highlight the grand vision of the National Sports Center going into the future.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 9, 2017, 2:00 pm
Accident at the dam
Posted: December 9, 2017, 9:45 am
Anoka County commissioners gave themselves a 3 percent salary increase for 2018.
Author: By Peter Bodley
Posted: December 8, 2017, 11:00 pm
Once again, Blaine’s Morning at the North Pole event drew hundreds to City Hall.
Author: Olivia Alveshere Staff Writer
Posted: December 8, 2017, 6:30 pm
The Blaine Arts Council is seeking entries for its seventh annual juried photography show.
Author: Olivia Alveshere Staff Writer
Posted: December 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
WARNING: This video contains graphic content.
Author: Olivia Alveshere Staff Writer
Posted: December 7, 2017, 9:27 pm
We need to know more
Posted: December 7, 2017, 9:15 pm
Area scores and notes:
Posted: December 7, 2017, 4:30 am
hoppers at Northtown Mall are sure to notice beautifully handcrafted yarn ornaments at the Christmas tree set up inside the mall near Herberger’s.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 6, 2017, 11:00 pm
BLAINE
Posted: December 6, 2017, 7:40 pm
Six Ramsey residents are seeking a Ramsey City Council term that will have less than one year remaining by the time the one chosen by the constituents is sworn in.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 6, 2017, 4:23 pm
It’s a new team, filled with young players learning to work together.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: December 6, 2017, 2:05 pm
Patrick Slack
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: December 6, 2017, 2:00 pm
Patrick Slack
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: December 6, 2017, 4:45 am
Jordan Driscoll led the way as Blaine opened the season at Saturday’s Osseo Ken Droegemueller Invitational, claiming the title at 126 pounds.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: December 5, 2017, 8:45 pm
Anoka County Library now offers a new suite of resources called MN Writes MN Reads to help local authors connect with local readers, and potentially with readers across the country. MN Writes MN Reads consists of three resources that allow…
Author: Community Contributor
Posted: December 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
Decline in number of newspapers
Posted: December 5, 2017, 4:30 pm
Unless any candidates withdraw their names, there will be a primary election for a vacant Ramsey City Council seat.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 4, 2017, 2:25 pm
The Anoka County Fairgrounds will be a great holiday getaway Dec. 8-10 for the Holiday in Lights.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 4, 2017, 2:00 pm
A Blaine church can sell an undeveloped portion of its property to a housing developer that will build eight townhome units in four twinhomes.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 4, 2017, 12:45 pm
The Minnesota Football Coaches Association and the Minnesota Vikings have announced the 12 coaches and 98 players who will participate in the 2017 Minnesota Football Showcase (45th annual MFCA All-Star Football Game). The game will showcase outstanding senior players from…
Posted: December 3, 2017, 11:00 pm
Steve Carney
Author: Steve Carney
Posted: December 3, 2017, 6:00 pm
A trampoline park will be going into the former Old Chicago building by Northtown Mall in Blaine.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: December 3, 2017, 2:45 pm
Man guilty of stealing golf clubs
Posted: December 3, 2017, 2:00 pm
Dick Boniface and Juanita Reed Boniface were awarded the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award at the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s 99th annual meeting. This is the most prestigious award given by the Federation.
Author: Community Contributor
Posted: December 2, 2017, 11:00 pm
The Spring Lake Park School District is preparing to make additions to the District Services Center to accommodate early childhood and Life Skills Transition programs.
Author: Olivia Alveshere Staff Writer
Posted: December 2, 2017, 6:30 pm
By Rebecca Ebnet-Mavencamp
Posted: December 2, 2017, 2:15 pm
Blaine Yahtzee tournament
Posted: December 1, 2017, 9:18 pm
For most people, flying down an icy track at breakneck speed is the stuff of nightmares.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: December 1, 2017, 8:28 pm
It will be a season of tests, with a strenuous schedule and key departures to overcome.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: November 30, 2017, 11:46 pm
A Blaine bookkeeper who swindled more than $75,000, mostly from a Blaine snowmobile club but also from two other businesses, will have to pay back everything he stole.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: November 30, 2017, 11:00 pm
College men’s hockey: Blaine’s Easton Brodzinski, a freshman on the St. Cloud State University men’s hockey team, was named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference Rookie of the Week. Brodzinski had a breakout series in a sweep of Colorado College, putting…
Posted: November 30, 2017, 6:00 pm
BLAINE
Posted: November 30, 2017, 4:15 pm
The STEAM program at Anoka High School is off to a great start with 113 freshman and sophomores working together to merge science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics through integrated activities in their first course – STEAM Foundations.
Posted: November 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
The Lake Country and North Star choruses performed many holiday classics in a Yuletide Harmony concert that took place Sunday evening, Nov. 26 at Blaine City Hall.
Author: Eric Hagen Staff Writer
Posted: November 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
Blaine came from behind late to edge host Andover 3-2 in a battle of undefeated teams on Tuesday.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: November 30, 2017, 2:00 am
The Anoka-Ramsey Community College Art Department is hosting a holiday art and gift sale at the base of the grand staircase on the Coon Rapids campus Tuesday, Dec. 5, and Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The…
Posted: November 29, 2017, 10:30 pm
Franken should resign
Posted: November 29, 2017, 9:26 pm
Patrick Slack
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: November 29, 2017, 3:49 am
Red Cross notes
Posted: November 28, 2017, 7:12 pm
Ray Gildow
Author: Ray Gildow
Posted: November 26, 2017, 6:00 pm
There are three opportunities to see Westwood Intermediate School’s production of “Lost Boys.”
Author: Olivia Alveshere Staff Writer
Posted: November 26, 2017, 5:30 pm
The Minnesota Cooperative Network, the Minnesota branch of the largest co-op trade association in the country, has named Sen. Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) as their legislator of the year for 2017. She won the honor for her advocacy of initiatives…
Posted: November 26, 2017, 9:45 am
Anoka-Hennepin earned sixth place at this weekend’s adapted soccer CI state tournament in Stillwater.
Author: Patrick Slack
Posted: November 25, 2017, 9:00 pm