Thanks to the efforts of Vision-Ease Lens and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, a local family will have a new home for the holidays. Vision-Ease Lens has partnered with the home-ownership nonprofit for the past six years, donating a week of time and resources to construct a home.
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.
For seniors looking for easy, regular exercise, Fridley resident Beverly Kronstedt has the answer. She leads senior hiking groups through local senior centers in Anoka County.
A regional consortium spearheaded by the Coon Rapids City Council to save money through economies of scale on street maintenance materials and services continues in 2013.
The local First Cavalry Division Association, Walter H. Westman-Northland Chapter celebrated the 103rd birthday of its founder for which it’s named on Feb. 4.
Minnesota dentists will be providing free dental care services for children in need during the Minnesota Dental Association’s 11th annual Give Kids a Smile event Feb. 1 and 2.
Six of the seven Anoka County Board seats will be on the general election ballot Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.