Kiwanis Meetings, club meetings, dances, political meetings, conventions, charity events, class reunions, wedding receptions, Junior Chamber Christmas time fund raisers for the needy, and so many more, plus all the golf events.
I wanted to write about Anoka’s Main Street last fall but after talking with Greg Lee, Anoka’s operations engineer, who said it was not finished and that I should wait until May, which with this crazy spring, I’m not sure it is May yet.
The first Pumpkin Bowl was played in the fall of 1948 when Anoka High School defeated Robbinsdale 12-0.
Recently, I picked up an older issue of “Time” magazine and read an interesting article about the most important people who pioneered America.
When I was a kid, in the 1920s and 1930s, the city of Anoka had a chief of police and two officers to keep law and order.
Most everyone has heard of Four Corners where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah all come together.
I think Anoka’s Main Street is the envy of all, and with the recent snow fall it brings many old memories back.
Last year, Robert and Marilyn Douglass, two of my very best friends from the Anoka High class of 1944, were visiting from Connecticut.
When I was a kid, we had one park in Anoka called Riverside Park on the east banks of the Rum River.
There are several different TV shows having to do with collecting things and hoarding.
The other day I was on my way to Blaine — on Highway 10 where you cross over University Avenue.
by Tom Ward There has been much news recently about closing some post offices across the nation.
When I’m out in the woods hunting, I often think about 100 or 1,000 years ago, if an Indian stood on the same spot I am standing on — which I am certain one would have.