The event signifies the start of construction on the 65,000-seat, 1.7 million-square-foot facility, scheduled for completion in July 2016.
The Element Center Teen Center in Coon Rapids will remain open.
Blaine Police are investigating why someone fired a gun at another car Tuesday afternoon.
Andover opened the season with a 55-51 win against Forest Lake to give first-year Huskies head coach Robb Belschner his first win Dec. 3. Andover senior guard Haydn Becker led the way with 18 points and classmate Madi Hahn added 12 points. Fellow senior guard Katie Yoder added nine points and converted some key free throws down the stretch in her return to the court after an ACL injury ended her junior season last January.
Anoka-Hennepin’s parent involvement program gave its parent resource center a makeover this fall.
Thanksgiving week yielded big wins for four area teams including Andover, Anoka, Blaine and Spring Lake Park. The first week of December gave everyone a strong early-season test.
The community will gather Saturday, Dec. 7 for what has become a popular Christmas celebration in Anoka.
The Coon Rapids City Council is going into the bond market. The council Nov. 19 approved the sale of $5.64 million in general obligation bonds.