The State Patrol will have extra DWI patrols on the roads this weekend.
A 61-year-old former Coon Rapids police officer has been sentenced to prison for the sexual assault of a child between 1984 and 1987, according to the Anoka County Attorney’s Office.
A Minnesota ammunition company plans to close its plant in western Wisconsin, idling 130 workers.
An employee frustrated after the company he worked for delayed payment of wages is accused of pawning off the company’s equipment.
A 57-year-old man who was a correctional officer at the Anoka County Jail is accused of touching an inmate inappropriately, according to charges filed Thursday in Anoka County Court.
There were no injuries after a house caught fire in Anoka Saturday morning, according to Anoka Fire Department officials.
A woman is dead after a car hit her Monday evening near an Anoka intersection, authorities said.
Authorities are looking for four suspects in connection with the burglary of an Anoka jewelry store late last week and a burglary at a Wayzata jewelry store on Wednesday, according to Anoka Police.
The school board in Minnesota’s largest school district tried once again Monday to craft a replacement for its policy that requires teachers to stay neutral when issues of sexual orientation come up in class.
It’s not often the weather is nice enough to play golf in January. But conditions were more than good enough Tuesday for golfers to tee it up at Greenhaven Golf Course in Anoka.
Authorities have identified the man who died in an apartment fire in Anoka early Saturday morning.
At least one person is dead after an early-morning fire at an Anoka apartment complex, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.
A Minnesota mom’s holiday season will be a lot brighter after today. She got a huge surprise in the lunch line at school where she works.
Some teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin school district say new guidelines which encourage the discussion of controversial topics in the classroom could help improve the atmosphere for gay and lesbian students.
The latest survey found that more than 1,400 people are homeless in Anoka County, and nearly 600 are children in families. Even more startling is the increase in young adults ages 18 to 21 who are homeless.
Volunteer searchers found a body Saturday morning that appears to be that of a 57-year-old Ham Lake man who has been missing since October, authorities said.
The Anoka football team has had an improbable turnaround. But if you ask the players, there was a lot more to the team’s success than just hard work. The team believes they got a little help from above.
A man survived a gunshot wound to the head in an Anoka shooting Friday afternoon, according to police.
There are 48 high school football teams still playing in Minnesota after section champions were decided last Friday and Saturday around the state. But the celebration is over and the preparation is back underway as those teams will do battle Friday and Saturday in the state quarterfinals.
When championships are on the line, that’s when leaders step up and carry their teams forward. That was never more evident than Friday night as some of the state’s top players emerged to lead their teams to victories in section championship games around the state.
It’s section championship Friday. It’s one of the best days in the year for high school football. It comes second probably only to Prep Bowl Friday, which is the day after we stuff ourselves full of turkey on Thanksgiving.
When it comes to Halloween, the city of Anoka knows how to celebrate.
The murder trial of a 21-year-old man who allegedly provided a synthetic drug that led to a fatal overdose at a party in Blaine is being postponed because final autopsy results on the victim are still pending.
It was a big Week 6 in high school football around the state. There were many huge match-ups, including several featuring undefeated teams facing each other.
Authorities are investigating after they pulled the body of a 53-year-old Anoka man out a river Saturday afternoon.