Gallery: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opens its mosque doors

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community had its inauguration celebration, Saturday of Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, the first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison gave the keynote address.
North Metro
May 25

Anoka County judge facing censure, suspension over residency

A state judicial panel found that Alan Pendleton lived outside his district and violated conduct rules.
West Metro
May 23

Nusrat Mosque creates a new space for faith

The first and only mosque in Minnesota for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Nusrat Mosque in Coon Rapids, held its inauguration event on Saturday, welcoming…
East Metro
May 23

School briefs: Woodbury charter school student lands national science award

Curious about a lack of plant growth under her family’s evergreen trees, Manashree Padiyath of Woodbury decided that an experiment was in order. Her resulting…
North Metro
May 22

Man talked off roof by Minneapolis police is charged with crimes

An Anoka man was charged Friday after he allegedly fled police in Minneapolis on Wednesday and broke into a house, where negotiators eventually talked him…
East Metro
May 22

Blaine man who ejaculated into co-worker's coffee gets 45 days in workhouse

The woman who drank the semen-laced coffee successfully lobbied for new legislation.
May 21

Rep. Keith Ellison to speak at mosque inauguration in Coon Rapids

The inauguration, open to the public, will be held Saturday.
West Metro
May 20

'I just lost it': 911 calls released in killings of Elk River officer, son

The Wright County attorney’s office on Wednesday released two 911 transcripts related to the May 9 shooting deaths of Elk River police officer Todd Besser, 49, and his 27-year-old son, Blake.
West Metro
May 20

Driver who had meth in her system pleads in crash that killed Cambridge coach

A Princeton woman has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in an August 2013 crash in Andover that killed a former Cambridge coach. Authorities say…
Variety
May 19

Plenty of buzz surrounds former Fridley basketball player's new barbershop

A former Fridley basketball player who gave teammates haircuts has since gone pro. He just opened his own shop in Spring Lake Park.
North Metro
May 19

Edinburgh USA golf course aims to be less gritty, more fun after $2M redo

A big cutback in sand traps is one of the changes at the Brooklyn Park golf course after a $2 million overhaul.
North Metro
May 19

Anoka County to use funding to search boats for invasive species this summer

Seven county workers will conduct the checks throughout the summer.
North Metro
May 19

North news briefs: Event Saturday will mark Memorial Day

anoka county Event Saturday will mark Memorial Day The Anoka County Veterans Council will mark Memorial Day weekend with a service on Saturday at Bunker…
North Metro
May 19

North metro police blotter

ANDOVER APRIL 26 Theft. A cellphone was stolen from an unlocked vehicle on the 14600 block of Quince Street NW. APRIL 29 Illegal…
North Metro
May 19

Ramsey vintner toasts traditional winemaking methods

Mark Hedin, who started a winery and vineyard in Andover in 2007, has launched an operation in Ramsey.
North Metro
May 17

Two riding motorcycle killed in late-night crash near St. Francis

A motorcycle crossed the center line north of the Twin Cities and struck a car coming the other way in a collision that killed both riders, authorities said Sunday.
East Metro
May 16

School briefs: Stillwater Area High students excel at hands-on work

A trio of Stillwater Area High School students brought home a gold medal in the school’s first foray into a state vocational-technical skills competition. The…
East Metro
May 16

Stillwater area voters back new school facilities plan

High school to be expanded, and new elementary school built, by start of 2017-18 school year.
West Metro
May 14

Pierre Collins' pretrial court date set at packed hearing in Minneapolis

Among those in the courtroom were the suspect’s wife, as well as victim Barway’s birth mother.
North Metro
May 14

Hot Property: Infinite Campus expansion in Blaine

Type: Office Addition size: 102,415 square feet Tower height: Eight stories Architect: Finn Daniels Architects Details: Infinite Campus Inc., a 22-year-old maker of student data…
North Metro
May 13

Oak Grove gets first of two aerial sprays for gypsy moth infestation

Aerial spray Wednesday will be followed by another in about a week.