Sex trafficking victims shelter opens Friday on St. Paul's East Side
When a shelter opens in St. Paul's East Side on Friday, girls who could've been charged as criminals and detained for involvement in sex trafficking will instead have a safe place to stay and heal.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
St. Cloud Times
6th District primary: Sivarajah sets up challenge
Sivarajah, R-Lino Lakes, has been here before. She became an unlikely advocate for the hearing-impaired, sought office with no political experience and helped engineer a rightward sea change for the once-liberal Anoka County board.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
St. Cloud Times
6th District primary: Emmer leans on lessons learned6th District...
Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/28/th-district-primary-emmer-leans-lessons-learned/13304445/ It was true when Emmer played hockey in college, pressed his case as a trial attorney or took on fellow lawmakers in the Minnesota House.
Columbia Heights: Authorities ID man who died in fall from window
Authorities have released the identify of a Northfield man who died last week after he reportedly fell out of a third-story window in a Columbia Heights apartment building.
Northfield Man Killed In Window Fall ID'd
Authorities have identified a Northfield man who died last Friday after falling from a third-floor window in Columbia Heights.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Man dies in fall from 3rd floor window in Columbia Heights
Officers and paramedics responded to a 911 call Friday about 3 a.m. and found the 44-year-old Northfield man outside the apartment building on the ground.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets
It's the last weekend of July, and there is absolutely no shortage of great things to do as summer gets ready to move into its final stretch.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
A former Oakdale business owner arrested on felony identity theft charges while trying to flee the country in April will not face any additional jail time.
Armed Coon Rapids Man Leads Police on Car Chase
Minnesota police are investigating a car chase with an armed Minneapolis-area man that ended after a one-hour standoff.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Man surrenders after leading police on chase across Blaine
Officers from Coon Rapids, Blaine, Lino Lakes and Anoka County surround the truck of a man who surrenders with his hand out the window after he led them on a chase across Blaine and into the parking lot of Lino Lakes Elementary School near dusk Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
More cities are training to handle oil tanker derailments
No one was hurt when 16 empty freight cars derailed in Ramsey last month, but the accident highlighted anew the importance of disaster-response training.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Emmer maintains fundraising lead over Perske
Emmer maintains fundraising lead over Perske Lone Democrat wants to succeed the four-term Republican in the 6th Congressional District Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/15/joe-perske-raises-funds-bid-bachmanns-seat/12674125/ The second quarter of 2014 saw GOP congressional candidate Tom Emmer ... (more)
Fridley man slashed girlfriend's throat, charges say
James Mitchell Bruins-Ahlers, 22, of Fridley was charged July 15, 2014, with attempted murder, second-degree assault and domestic assault in Anoka County District Court.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in MinnesotaPolitical...
Political Quarry Blog: All can vote absentee in Minnesota Absentee ballots for the Aug. 12 primary became available last month.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Anoka County's heroin fight gets national recognition
The National Association of Counties recognized the county with an Achievement Award, an honor given since 1970 to counties nationwide that showcase innovative programs, according to information provided by the Anoka County attorney's office.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Air & Space
The People and Planes of Anoka County- page 2
Denizens of a small Minnesota airport: bombers, ones-of-a-kind, T-6s, Cubs, a 1938 Stinson SR10 once owned by the governor of Pennsylvania, and a veritable hive of homebuilders.
Lino Lakes will separate from 3-city fire district in Anoka County
After 28 years of sharing a fire district with 2 Anoka Co. cities, Lino Lakes is withdrawing to form its own: a costly decision being met with resistance.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Anoka County residents recycling more
Residents recycled about 170,000 tons of materials in 2013, effectively diverting about 43 percent of total waste generated across the county toward reuse, according to information provided by the county.