12 hrs ago
Fridley to buy old ice rink, tear it down
The city will pay $2.6 million for the 14-acre site, then demolish the 1960s-era arena and redevelop the site.
16 hrs ago
Charged: 2 women who left Fridley bar, schemed with duo in stabbing ambush
The victims, both 21, were at Two Stooges Sports Bar & Grill when two women asked them for a ride about 2 a.m. Saturday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
2 critically stabbed in Fridley after giving bar patrons a ride
The men, both 21, were at Two Stooges Sports Bar & Grill when two women asked them for a ride about 2 a.m., according to Cmdr.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fridley: 2 men critical after assault
Two men are in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center after they were badly beaten in Fridley early Saturday morning.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Lino Lakes fire district change won't go to voters
Residents in Lino Lakes will not see a ballot question this November on the city's decision to withdraw from the Centennial Fire District.
St. Cloud Times
St. Cloud man injured in I-694 crashSt. Cloud man injured in I-694...
St. Cloud man injured in I-694 crash A St. Cloud man was seriously injured Friday morning in a rollover in Anoka County Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/22/st-cloud-man-injured-crash/14431247/ A St. Cloud man was seriously injured Friday morning in a rollover in Anoka County, the Minnesota State ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Hugo's Hardwood Creek Trail to get new segment
Construction of a trail connection in Hugo was approved by the Washington County board of commissioners this week, at a cost of nearly $215,000.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering Woman, Hiding Body in Impounded Car
The man charged with murdering two women and hiding their bodies in cars that were impounded has pleaded guilty to second degree intentional murder in one of the deaths.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Upcoming fire district breakup creates heat in Lino Lakes
A group opposed to the Lino Lakes City Council's decision to withdraw from the three-city Centennial Fire District wanted voters to have the final say.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Minnesota woman fatally shoots abuser, authorities say
Pope County authorities say an apparent victim of domestic violence shot and killed a man who allegedly assaulted her for more than five hours and repeatedly threatened to kill her.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Suspect in executive's shooting death remains at large
The search for the man suspected of fatally shooting his former life and business partner entered into its third day Wednesday.
Coon Rapids mayor's race has Jerry Koch, Ron Manning
Jerry Koch, who represents Ward 4, as well as Ron Manning, the city's Ward 2 representative, advanced from a field of seven in Tuesday's primary.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tom Emmer wins in Sixth Congressional District GOP primary
Former state Rep. Tom Emmer, who came within a few thousand votes of becoming governor four years ago, won the Republican primary for Congress Tuesday in the state's 6th District, putting himself in a strong position to succeed retiring conservative icon Michele Bachmann.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Linwood Township man dies after motorcycle crash
The 30-year-old was heading east on Fawn Lake Drive when his motorcycle struck the front of a westbound truck making a left turn onto Julliard Street, according to information provided by the Anoka County sheriff's office.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Spring Lake Park man gets 19 years for kidnapping, beating girlfriend
A Spring Lake Park man was sentenced to 19 years in prison for holding his girlfriend hostage for several hours last fall while he repeatedly beat her.
Anoka County sheriff's office will compete for blood donations
The department is participating in the Memorial Blood Center's Battle of the Badges event, which challenges local fire and law enforcement agencies to see who can drum up the most blood donors, according to the sheriff's office.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Fridley: Motorcyclist dies after colliding with stop light pole
A man died early Monday after he crashed into a stop light pole while riding his motorcycle at Interstate 694 and East River Road in Fridley.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Anoka county forensic lab receives national accreditation
The Tri County Regional Forensic Laboratory, which also serves Wright and Sherburne counties, earned the recognition earlier this month, according to lab director Scott Ford.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.