When he was just a boy, Jerry Newton’s grandmother told him “anyone with intelligence should serve the people.” And Grandma said she saw that intelligence in Jerry.
Sidewalks have begun to appear along city streets in Spring Lake Park including a section that was poured last week along Monroe south of 81st. Earlier this year Spring Lake Park okayed a sidewalk project for various city streets to alleviate the walking problems along the roadways.
Youth First Community of Promise will hold its 12th annual Taste of Community event Thursday, Oct. 9. The fundraiser puts many local favorite restaurants under one roof, along with several new venues. It also includes a wine and beer tasting for one ticket price.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office took in some 1,000 people in just three hours time Sept. 16. It wasn’t a massive drug bust or criminal apprehension of monumental proportions. The sheriff’s office opened its doors 4-7 p.m. that day for its annual open house. Activities and demonstrations offered included displays of sheriff’s office vehicles and [...]
A line of 107 big rigs snaked its way through Blaine and Coon Rapids Sept. 20, setting the Guinness Book of World Records for longest truck convoy.