Two state boys’ soccer tournament games yielded dramatic overtime wins for Anoka (14-6-1) against previously unbeaten teams to reach the Class AA state championship match.
Two weeks earlier, Spring Lake Park handed Andover a 35-14 loss in the first and perhaps only Northwest Suburban Conference meeting after meeting in the section tournament each of the last two seasons. Each team won a section game by one point including the Huskies 33-32 win over Spring Lake Park last fall.
Opening weekend of the Halloween Capital of the World’s spooktacular celebration started in spectacular fashion with the second-annual Anoka Halloween Amazing Race and finished in flames with the Fired Up for Fun Bonfire at River Plaza.
Youth First Community of Promise is undergoing a massive shift behind the scenes, all in its quest to provide better neighborhood centers in Andover, Anoka and Ramsey where teenagers go to meet new friends and get the help they need.
The annual Veterans Day assembly has become an honored tradition at Anoka High School. Students from this school have fought in every U.S. conflict since its first graduating class in 1881.