Finance and Commerce
Rising light rail costs irk big funder
Hennepin County commissioner Peter McLaughlin chairs CTIB and said the organization's generosity is 'not limitless'.
Twin Cities north metro town briefs: '3W' week promotes well-water testing
County residents may pick up a well-water test kit at participating city and township offices or at the Environmental Services Unit, Suite 360 of the Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Av., Anoka.
South metro police blotter
An arrest or citation means police suspect a crime has occurred; they are allegations and still must go before a judge.
Anoka County homeless center offers hope to young people
The drop-in facility, which opened last March, has already seen a large number of visits from those seeking services.
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.
Field & Stream
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.