Fridley school apologizes for altering photo of student's shirt

Fridley school apologizes for altering photo of student's shirt

The words 'Deport racists' were removed from a photo of the award-winning students.
East Metro
January 19

North/East metro police blotter, Jan. 21

BLAINE DEC. 29 Drugs. A 20-year-old man was arrested for possession of methamphetamine following a traffic stop for an equipment violation in the 3400 block…
North Metro
January 19
Missing baby Ja-Kari Crown is at left, with parents Sharona Nena Jefferson and James Lavell Brown.

Anoka County seeks help in finding missing 10-month-old boy

Anoka County authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a 10-month-old boy who has been the subject of a child protection investigation and…
North Metro
January 18

East Bethel man dies in snowmobile crash

An East Bethel man was found dead Thursday after crashing his snowmobile on Coon Lake.The body of Corey Glen Watson, 32, was found by a…
North Metro
January 17

Bruce Frank, who was a champion for children and voice of Anoka sports, dies

He was rarely far from any civic endeavor in Anoka or Coon Rapids.
Stage & Arts
January 17

Minnesota's Bartz brothers unveil their annual snow sculpture, Diggs the Lobster

Three brothers have been sculpting enormous sea animals out of snow on their front lawn for 7 years.
East Metro
January 17

Home improvement liquidator opens Woodbury, Coon Rapids outlets

Home improvement liquidator opens Woodbury, Coon Rapids outlets
North Metro
January 17
North Metro
January 12

Fridley's Springbrook Nature Center focuses on 'last piece' of overhaul

The expanded nature center is working to raise $300,000 for a new picnic pavilion.
East Metro
January 12

North/East metro police blotter, Jan. 14

ANDOVER DEC. 23 Theft. Guns were stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 2000 block of 149th Avenue NW. BLAINE DEC. 18 Theft. A 33-year-old…
East Metro
January 12

North/East Metro news briefs: Karla Bigham is named Washington County Board chairwoman

The Washington County Board’s gavel has gone to Commissioner Karla Bigham, but whether she wields it for long depends on the outcome of her February…
North Metro
January 12
Dee Johnson,center, who had a child, now a young adult, go through the...

'Top Secret' endeavor is latest by Anoka-Hennepin schools to take on addiction

A traveling exhibit is helping parents spot all the hidden dangers in a child's room.
North Metro
January 12
St. Anthony mayor Jerry Faust spoke during the City Council meeting .T...

City Hall or the Marriott? St. Anthony residents question city's overnight hotel meeting

City leaders say the out-of-town meeting helps them focus and produce more.
West Metro
January 11

Argument about rent money led man to stab brother to death in Plymouth apartment, charges say

The two were drinking when they started fighting, charges say.
East Metro
January 10
Sarah Kay Thommen, 19

Missing Bethel University student has been found safe

Sarah Kay Thommen, 19, was last seen Tuesday on the Arden Hills campus.
North Metro
January 9

Twin Cities suburbs rally for Bottineau Blue Line light-rail project

Benefits of 13-mile project linking Brooklyn Park, Minneapolis and more touted.
North Metro
January 8

Coon Rapids High School launches kindness campaign

It consists of contests, challenges, charity drives, pep fests, posters and more throughout the year.
North Metro
January 7

Charge: Woman reported her fears to police, was later killed in ex's Fridley apartment

The 34-year-old man remains jailed ahead of charges; his brother is arrested as an accessory after the fact.
North Metro
January 6
Tony Tengwall, a veterans service officer, with his service dog Fitz. “Training the public is the most important thing,” he says.

More Minn. counties draw line between service animals, pets

They join a national trend of officials and business owners weighing penalties for those flouting rules that restrict which animals may go where.
East Metro
January 5

North/East metro police blotter, Jan. 7

ANDOVER DEC. 12 Theft. A 2006 Chevrolet Equinox was stolen from the 500 block of 140th Lane NW. The vehicle had been left running. CHAMPLIN…
West Metro
January 4

Heroin dealer gets 11 years in prison in Hennepin County for overdose death

Jaime McClellan, 33, apologizes to victim's family during sentencing.