Karen Zamora

Reporter | North Metro
Phone: 612-673-4647
Karen Zamora covers courts, county government and public safety in Anoka County. She is a California native who joined the paper in 2014 after interning on the features desk. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Texas State University - San Marcos in the spring of 2014.

Recent content from Karen Zamora

'Minor flooding' at Mercy Hospital displaces 20 patients to area hospitals

The estimated damage costs are still being assessed.

Updated: March 04, 2015, - 06:00 PM

Coon Rapids weighs Salvation Army proposal for rehab center

The Coon Rapids City Council is expected to vote April 7 on whether to approve the project.

Updated: March 03, 2015, - 09:21 AM

Anoka's Rum River Cottages turning into veterans housing

Momentum builds to turn three buildings on the old Anoka state hospital grounds into veterans housing.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 10:01 PM

Anoka County Courthouse about to undergo major renovation

Goals include improving security and how inmates are moved around the facility.

Updated: February 24, 2015, - 07:56 PM

Minneapolis officer released from hospital after being shot

Jordan Davis was shot while on a call Saturday.

Updated: February 23, 2015, - 12:31 AM

Obituary: Greg Joelson, 43, beloved youth theater director, choreographer

Greg Joelson was a man with a contagious laugh. His laughter boomed and added warmth and joy to every room...

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 09:37 PM

Anoka County agencies get funds to tackle drunken driving

The federal money will allow the Sheriff’s Office and a pair of police departments each to devote a full-time officer to the problem, which has taken a steep toll.

Updated: February 17, 2015, - 02:50 PM

Brooklyn Center confrontation ends peacefully

Armed man arrested after neighbors told to go to basements, SWAT team brought in.

Updated: February 15, 2015, - 05:28 PM

Anoka meat shop is still a prime cut

Dave Jurek’s thriving business is using modern methods to attract younger customers.

Updated: February 13, 2015, - 07:50 PM

Growth spurs expansion at two Anoka-Hennepin schools

Read more about Twin Cities communities at startribune.com/localTo handle an influx of students, two K-5 schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School...

Updated: February 11, 2015, - 07:02 PM

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