Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bonding bill that includes four local projects, with three being in Anoka County.
A new three-year agreement for the Coon Rapids Police Department to remain part of the Anoka-Hennepin Narcotics and Violent Crimes Task Force has been approved by the Coon Rapids City Council.
On the same day President Barack Obama gave the first State of the Union address of his second term, member cities of the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce also gave an update on their own slice of America.
Approximately 75 people gathered at the Green Haven Golf and Banquet Center in Anoka over nine months ago to kick off an effort to find ways to help military service members and their families through the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program.
Anoka County communities will be making another effort at becoming a Beyond the Yellow Ribbon support network.
The Anoka-Hennepin School Board is accepting applications and resumes through Dec. 14, 4 p.m., from persons interested in filling the District 3 seat vacated by the resignation of John Hoffman.