Superintendent Kathy Kelly has rebuilt the Columbia Heights school district’s elementary band program and nurtured its K-12 art program even in tight budget times. “We have our head in the academics and our hearts in the arts,” she said.
Updated: December 10, 2013, - 02:57 PM
After a decadelong slide, pulltabs, bingo and other forms of charitable gambling are bouncing back in Minnesota, with gross receipts expected to top $1.1 billion, according to the Minnesota Gambling Control Board.
Updated: December 09, 2013, - 09:16 PM
The center at Riverwind Park, 11747 Crocus St., opened in 2002 and offers a supervised place for students to socialize, play games, watch movies and participate in community events
Updated: December 07, 2013, - 05:11 PM
Four more young men have stepped forward to accuse a Ramsey youth volunteer of sexual abuse, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.
Updated: December 03, 2013, - 08:38 PM
A Minneapolis author, touched by an imperfect evergreen, has written a book that carries a heartfelt message.
Updated: December 03, 2013, - 01:58 PM
Coon Rapids among cities brainstorming to stay relevant.
Updated: November 30, 2013, - 10:25 PM
Anoka couple Scott and Diane Peterson spent $70,000 to make a feature-length movie, “The Current,” which was filmed at a...
Updated: November 26, 2013, - 07:07 PM
A new publication looks at the colorful 156-year history of the Sheriff’s Office.
Updated: November 26, 2013, - 07:05 PM
Some Anoka High parents challenged “Eleanor & Park,” but a panel concluded the novel was honest and realistic, not profane.
Updated: November 22, 2013, - 10:26 PM