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Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Anoka's recycling day
Spring recycling drop-off day for the city of Anoka is April 26. Residents can bring recyclables to the city's Public Services Facility at 501 Pierce St. between 8 a.m. and noon.
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Federal's First Test Gun
This is Federal Cartridge Company's first test gun, a Model 12 Winchester purchased on Aug. 28, 1937.
After book challenge at Anoka High, district revises policies
In the wake of a recent book challenge that evoked controversy, riled parents on both sides and sent teens flocking to the library to read the book in question, the Anoka-Hennepin School District has revised its policies on how classroom and library materials are selected and the process for parents to object.
10 restaurants that have opened while you've been hibernating
While diners have been hibernating their way through this endless winter, restaurants have been opening in record numbers.
Anoka bakery's recipe for success
Devin Irwin 13, found out Tuesday that the doughnuts at Hans' Bakery in Anoka are finger-licking good.
Anoka teen gets 23 years in fatal shooting of Minneapolis boy, 13
By the metrics that define the wayward and the lost of North Minneapolis, there are different ways to view the nearly 23-year prison term a judge handed killer Donquarius Davon Copeland on Tuesday.
Garrison Keillor returns to Seattle on April 1 — no foolin’
There's ordinary weariness ... and then there's the weariness that follows autographing more books than should be humanly possible.
Quick action averts tragedy in Anoka blaze
Dozens of residents were rescued by neighbors and firefighters Saturday morning after fire broke out in an Anoka apartment building, averting what the Anoka-Champlin fire chief said could have been multiple deaths.