To be named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist, 11th-grade students need to score in the top 1 percent of entrants from their state on the Preliminary SAT test as a junior. This year, Anoka-Hennepin schools have three such students.
The two 13-year-old Andover girls reported as missing have been found in Burnsville. A 23-year-old Burnsville man is in custody at the Anoka County Jail on probable charges of criminal sexual conduct, but has not yet been charged.
The Andover City Council will allow a property owner to lease space to two more people who sell used cars, bringing the total dealers on the site to seven.
The city of Andover has reached a tentative agreement with another landowner to purchase property under its open space preservation program that voters approved in 2006.
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 [...]