Blaine eighth-grader Sarah Olson captured the Northwest Suburban Conference title over Spring Lake Park junior Erin Guse by 14 seconds Thursday afternoon. Olson won the conference championship race set at the Elk River Golf Course in 15 minutes, 4.9 seconds, which should boost her confidence going into the section meet.
Anoka’s (1-5) woes began on the opening drive of a 27-0 loss to neighboring Andover (2-4) to dash hopes of a Tornadoes win for homecoming Friday.
As we mark start of the final push toward the end of the cross country season, the Blaine Invitational offered runners a chance to test themselves against a very strong field.
A 23-year-old man accused of taking two 13-year-old Andover girls to his Burnsville home and engaging in sex acts with them was arraigned this morning in Anoka County District Court on six felony charges.
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.