The Carl E. Bonnell Wildlife Management Area northwest of St. Francis may soon be doubling in size.
The St. Francis City Council May 6 unanimously approved a request by Meridian Behavioral Health to rezone an 8-acre site on outlot A of the Meadows of St. Francis to allow for the construction of a 48-bed substance abuse treatment center west of 229th Avenue and Cree Street.
St. Francis City Councilmember Mike Haggard May 6 questioned if it was appropriate to bring a nuisance ordinance amendment back to the table for a new vote after it failed to pass March 18.
The St. Francis City Council April 15 directed city staff to prepare a letter opposing proposed state legislation that, if it passes, would increase St. Francis households’ water bills by about $2 per year.
For the past 16 years, an organization of people who live and work in the communities of Blaine, Ham Lake or Spring Lake Park have been recognizing people who make a difference in these communities.
The St. Francis City Council agreed April 15 that it should sell the city-owned lot located south of the St. Francis Post Office.
Rain did not stop people from attending the St. Francis Business and Community Expo.
After a solid 10 minutes of discussion and clear disagreement between St. Francis Mayor Jerry Tveit and Councilmember Mike Haggard, the St. Francis City Council Monday approved a city nuisance ordinance 4-1, with Haggard opposed.
The St. Francis Area Business and Community Expo will have new hours this year.
During the busy construction season of 2012, the city of St. Francis received several complaints about late-night noise from roofing work.
Carlos Molina Flores has been charged in Sherburne County District Court with felony criminal vehicular homicide in the Feb. 24 death of Suzanah Van De Walker, a 27-year-old St. Francis woman.
Anoka County law enforcement agencies are conducting increased speed patrols this week, March 18-22.
The North Anoka County Emergency (NACE) Foodshelf & Closet will hold its ninth annual Empty Bowls fund-raiser on Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. All are welcome to stop in and enjoy a meal in exchange for a free-will donation.
An Anoka man has been sentenced to jail and probation by Anoka County District Court for violating a no contact order.
A former St. Francis man has been given jail time and probation after pleading guilty to a felony driving while under the influence (DWI) charge.
On the first and third Thursdays of each month, if you happen to be within earshot of the St. Francis Seniors Club meeting, you can count on hearing a steady stream of happy conversation, jokes and laughter. This is a group of people who like to have fun, and they also genuinely like each other.
The city of St. Francis took action Feb. 19 to cut $59,173 of its anticipated $116,748 budget deficit for 2013, unanimously approving city staff’s budget cut recommendations.
The St. Francis City Council Feb. 19 took advantage of record low interest rates by refunding $2.75 million in general obligation bonds for a net savings to the city of almost $173,000.
With 122 registered riders taking to the powder, the annual Mayors Trail Ride raised $3,000 for area groups.
On the same day President Barack Obama gave the first State of the Union address of his second term, member cities of the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce also gave an update on their own slice of America.
The owners of a St. Francis home that was damaged by fire in February 2012 have been granted a temporary restraining order.
As the winter of 2008 began to set in, Lori Gerhardson realized she could not sit around on the couch and do nothing.