A two-week filing period for council races in five Anoka County cities closed Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Residents in the communities of Andover, East Bethel, Ham Lake, Nowthen and Oak Grove have until 5 p.m. on primary election day Tuesday, Aug. 12 to file for one vacant city council seat in their respective city if they want to be on the ballot Nov. 4.
Coon Rapids/Andover American Little League teams had a number of highlights this summer including the introduction of a 50-70 intermediate program for 13-year-olds.
That team not only won the district and state titles but represented Minnesota in the regional tournament in Michigan with a fourth-place finish out of 10 teams, July 19-24.
The 7th District of VFW baseball split into four divisions this season, using four branches of military service: Marines, Army, Navy and Air Force.
Contracts were awarded by the Anoka County Board June 22 for two traffic signal projects, one in Andover and one in Coon Rapids.
Residents in the cities of Andover, East Bethel, Ham Lake, Nowthen and Oak Grove who want to represent their neighbors on their respective city councils will be able to sign up between Tuesday, July 29 and Aug. 12 to include their name on the ballot.