A two-week filing period for council races in five Anoka County cities closed Tuesday, Aug. 12.
Seeds of the present are rooted in the past during the 44th annual Nowthen Threshing Show.
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.
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.
A Coon Rapids attorney firm will help the cities of Bethel, Nowthen, Ramsey and St. Francis draft a joint powers agreement for a potential shared fire services program.