Tap Talk: 10K BrewingWhat comes to mind when you think of Minnesota? Cold? Midwest? Family-values? Whether you're a native or a visitor, two things are undeniably Minnesota: nice and 10,000 lakes. That's exactly what Jesse Hauf thought of when he thought of Minnesota, and, more specifically, beer in Minnesota.
Carnival Company Sued After Failing To Show At Several EventsMinnesota's attorney general is suing a carnival company based in Anoka, saying it collected down payments from some local fair organizers but failed to show up with the rides, games and concessions as promised.
Best Budget Fitness Classes In MinnesotaSure, there are tons of fitness classes out there, but most of them will cost you.
New DHS Head Calls For Changes At State Psychiatric HospitalThe new head of Minnesota's Department of Human Services is calling for changes at the state psychiatric hospital. Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper said Wednesday that the department will take action to address patient and staff safety concerns at the Anoka hospital.
Excellent Educator: Derek Williamson Of Lincoln ElementaryThe math teacher at Lincoln Elementary in Anoka gets to play with numbers all day long with people he admits he fits right in with.
Update: Authorities Determine No Abduction Took Place In AnokaThe Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says it has determined that there was no abduction in Anoka, which was reported Monday.
Sheriff: 10-Year-Old Boy Reports Being Abducted In Anoka, EscapingThe Anoka County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 10-year-old boy reported being abducted in Anoka Monday afternoon.
'Halloween Capital Of The World': Anoka Holds Massive Annual ParadeThe city of Anoka has the largest Halloween parade in Minnesota. It kicked off this afternoon with an airplane show above the parade route. Floats and marching bands made their way through the crowds.
Wander Minnesota: Halloween WeekendHalloween is almost here, and there's plenty going on. Let's take a look at a sampling of Halloween events around the state. Friday night is Haunted High Ropes at the Eagles Bluff Environmental Center near Lanesboro. Go trick-or-treating on the high ropes course—and watch out for ghosts and skeletons along the way.
Prep Blog: Section Playoffs, Previewing 'The Big 4'It's mid-October, the air is crisp and it's time to win or go home on the Minnesota high school football season. The prep football playoffs actually got started with several games Tuesday and Wednesday night. Those games helped set up what should be an exciting Friday and Saturday of high school football.
Oil Trains To Pass Through DT Minneapolis, Western Twin Cities SuburbsA million gallons of oil from North Dakota will soon be on more trains going through the Twin Cities via the western suburbs. The oil trains are being re-routed past Target Field and across the Mississippi River at Nicollet Island.
Young Artists Transforming Anoka Pedestrian TunnelYoung artists in Anoka are turning an 80-foot pedestrian tunnel into a work of art.