Tuesday morning, September 8, at nine o’clock the public schools of Anoka will be thrown open to admit the clamoring youngsters of the community eagerly seeking their studies after a tiresome vacation spent fishing and playing around. Several additions to the teaching force have been arranged and the schools open with especially bright prospects for a very successful year.
Any lingering doubts that the annual Coon Rapids Fourth of July celebration will permanently move from Sand Creek Park to the new Boulevard Park off Coon Rapids Boulevard were put to rest at a Coon Rapids City Council work session Aug. 4.
A documentary that highlights Justin Aaberg’s upbringing in the Anoka-Hennepin School District and chronicles the string of suicides in the district from 2009 to 2011 is in post-production.
Adorned with signatures and messages of goodwill, the final beam of The Mother Baby Center at Mercy was lifted into place during an Aug. 12 “topping off” ceremony at the hospital.
Free tickets are available for the annual Coon Rapids St. Paul Saints Day, which will take place at the Saints’ baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27 against Winnipeg.
An unfinished house in the Cooper Construction project on Sixth Street in Spring Lake Park was the latest target of the unexplained firebug who has set the torch to a half dozen uncompleted North Suburban homes. Authorities today are continuing their probe of apparent arson of partially completed homes in recent months. The Cooper project was the first unfinished house hit by the firebug in Spring Lake Park.