19 hrs ago
Anoka County: 20-year-old pleads guilty to fracturing infant daughter's skull
Shawn Eric Lange will be sentenced in February for one count of first-degree assault, according to Amanda Vickstrom, spokesman for the Anoka County attorney's office.
21 hrs ago
For homeless veteran and former wife, a new home and a marriage renewed
An Anoka County homeless shelter provided a wedding - with rings, cake and shower gifts - and other support as a military veteran and his former wife remarried.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
North news briefs: Anoka County 'Adopt-a-Family' spreads holiday cheer
The photo above, by Tim Yohnk, and the one below, by Shelly Sullivan, were winners in Coon Rapids' 2012 Holiday Lighting Contest.
In case of Ramsey man accused of sexually assaulting boys, four more victims come forward
The new complainants are all young adults who claim they were sexually abused by Chad Geyen when they were pre-teens, according to Cmdr.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
St. Cloud Times
6th District candidate Krinkie avoids debates that aren't free, public
One of the Republicans running to succeed Rep. Michele Bachmann says he won't participate in a pair of upcoming candidate forums because they're not free and open to the public.
Missing Anoka man
A weekend search for 22-year-old Anoka father turned up nothing. So on Sunday, it fell to Kevin Casserly's family to tell his two young children.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
St. Cloud Times
22-year-old man missing from Anoka area
Anoka County officials are investigating the disappearance of a 22-year-old man.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Leaders try to reinvent the 'burbs
The corner of Hanson and Coon Rapids Boulevards in 2012. Among Coon Rapids' revitalization efforts is a focus to spur business and home redevelopment along Coon Rapids Boulevard.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Minneapolis police to release sketch of suspected cop impersonator next week
Minneapolis police said they will release a composite sketch next week of the man suspected of sexually assaulting two women last weekend.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
KARE 11 TV
Investigators explain how to verify police officer ID
Investigators are reminding people to ask for identification of a police officer after a man -- or possibly two men -- allegedly impersonated an officer and then sexually assaulted two women.
Charges: Man Sexually Abused Children In Anoka County
A 44-year-old Ramsey man is accused of criminal sexual conduct involving several children after he mentored them through the "Big Brothers" organization in the north Twin Cities metro, according to charges filed by the Anoka County attorney.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Anoka Co. Sheriff's Office: Man Claimed to be Officer and Sexually...
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office believes a man who impersonated a police officer and sexually assaulted a University of Minnesota student is connected to a similar incident in Fridley.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Minnesota groundwater study raises worry about future of wells
A Department of Natural Resources plan to rein in the spiraling use of limited groundwater has local officials worried that approvals for new wells may be harder to come by in the future.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
North metro news briefs: Anoka County reaches out with Adopt-A-Family program
Take a trip back in time at the Fridley Historical Society's “Christmas in the 1950s” exhibit.
2nd time is charm for police: Suspect in Blaine bank heist apprehended again
Authorities have arrested a woman suspected of robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Blaine grocery store who that evening was placed in detox south of the metro, only to be let go.
How Did Anoka County Celebrate Christmas During the Civil War?
What would a woman of the 1860s worn during Christmas celebrations? How would trees have been decorated? What gifts would have been exchanged? Residents can learn the answers to these questions and more during a "Civil War Christmas" event at the Mississippi Library .
Ex-Hastings priest living in Anoka County named in abuse suit
A former Hastings priest and St. John's Abbey were among those named Tuesday in a lawsuit by a Minnesota man who alleges the priest sexually abused him after "graduating" from a sex-offender treatment facility.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
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MPCA releases 2014 list of impaired MN waters
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The good news is that 10 lakes and 20 streams across Minnesota have been removed from the state's list of impaired waters.