The city of St. Francis will be revisiting its policy on temporary business signs after receiving a petition signed by more than 50 business owners who say the existing ordinance has negatively impacted their ability to effectively advertise to customers.
A five-point plan to close the high school graduation gap between white and non-white high school students was unveiled Monday, Aug. 18, by Generation Next, a coalition of influential education, nonprofit, governmental and business leaders.
Leon and Anita Swanson of Nowthen have been named this year’s Anoka County Farm Family of the Year.
Health insurance rates for Anoka County employees will increase an average of 5 percent in 2015 and dental health premiums will go up 1.5 percent effective Jan. 1, 2015.
The city of Blaine could collect $3.12 million more in 2015 than it did in 2014, but a constant tax rate and a lot of new construction coming on the tax rolls will help offset some of the increases.