Excellent Educator: Andrea Whitcomb Of Lincoln Elementary SchoolIt is that time of the week when we surprise CCO's Excellent Educator. Andrea Whitcomb got her start in teaching music 17 years ago to high schoolers. But she made the switch to teach the younger kids at Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts in Anoka. She says she loves the challenge of introducing music to students for the first time.
More Than 100 Employees Laid Off At Federal Premium In AnokaMore than 100 employees have been laid off at Federal Premium in Anoka. The ammunition manufacturer says the layoffs, 110 of them, occurred over the weekend.
Anoka Man Accused Of Posting Revenge Porn On Fake Facebook PageA 38-year-old Anoka man is facing felony "revenge porn" charges after creating a fake Facebook account and posting nude and sexually suggestive photos of his ex-wife, along with defamatory messages.
Dangerous Anoka Rail Crossing Inching Closer to SolutionMore than 18,000 vehicles use the Highway 47, Ferry Street crossing in Anoka every day.
Anoka Co. To Host Safety Forum After Elderly Man Killed In Own HomeAnoka County officials will be holding a safety forum Thursday in response to the disturbing murder of an elderly man in his home in late 2016.
Sheriff: Woman, 18, Fatally Hit By Train After Slipping On SnowAn 18-year-old Champlin woman died over the weekend when she slipped on new-fallen snow and was hit by a train.
Charges: Man Beats Elderly Anoka Man To Death, Steals ValuablesA 27-year-old man is accused of beating a 95-year-old Anoka man to death before stealing his valuables over the weekend, according to charges filed in Anoka County Friday.
27-Year-Old Man Arrested In Murder Of Elderly Anoka ManA 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 95-year-old Anoka man who was found murdered in his home Monday morning.
Police: 95-Year-Old Man Found Murdered In His Anoka HomeA 95-year-old Anoka man has been found murdered inside his home Monday, according to Anoka police.
WWII Veteran Turns Terrible Memories Into Invaluable SupportThis Thanksgiving, a Minnesota World War II veteran doesn't take anything for granted. Joe Kovar was awarded the Purple Heart after surviving Battle of the Bulge, the bloodiest battle in U.S. history.
St. Paul Named 1 Of The Top 20 Best Halloween CitiesAnoka, the Halloween Capitol of the World, was nowhere to be seen on a recent list highlighting the best cities to celebrate the spooky holiday this year.
Wendy's Worker Accused Of Using Customer's Debit CardAn employee at a suburban Wendy's restaurant was arrested on the job after allegedly stealing a customer's debit card information.