A two-week filing period for council races in five Anoka County cities closed Tuesday, Aug. 12.
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.
Mike and Ryan Olson were just little tykes – hardly bigger than the walleye on the stringer – when their dad taught them how to bait a hook and drop a line.
A 23-year-old Nowthen man, who pleaded guilty in Anoka County District Court to one of three felony charges for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in Oak Grove in August 2013, won’t go to prison.