Anoka County in 2015 plans to continue widening Main Street east of Radisson Road to just east of Harpers Street. For many residents in the area, the project cannot come soon enough.
A portion of Seventh Avenue will soon become the responsibility of the city of Anoka.
The city of Coon Rapids wants to purchase three vacant, nonconforming single-family homes in an area north of Main Street adjacent to Bison Creek Park.
A pedestrian and bike trail is now open on Main Street from downtown Anoka through Coon Rapids to Highway 65 in Blaine.
Ground was broken May 9 at the northwest corner of Main and Ferry streets in Anoka for Caribou Coffee.
Five outstanding programs from counties across Minnesota, including one from Anoka County, were recognized with an Association of Minnesota Counties’ (AMC) 2012 Outstanding Service Award for exhibiting excellence and innovation in their counties.
Construction is nearly complete on the pedestrian tunnel under Main Street.