Twin Cities north metro town briefs

  • Updated: February 18, 2014 - 1:23 PM


Exhibitors sought for home show

Exhibitors are being sought for the North Suburban Home Improvement Show on March 22 at the Andover YMCA Community Center. Organizers say that last year’s show drew more than 1,300 visitors.

The show will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on that Saturday. It is sponsored by the cities of Andover, Anoka and Coon Rapids, as well as Anoka County and the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce.

For information, call or email Cindy at or 763-767-5100.


Jobs fair set for Feb. 25 at Technical College

Anoka Technical College will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25. It is open to the public, students and alumni. The college is at 1333 Hwy. 10, Anoka.

For more information, contact Anoka Technical College’s placement coordinator and event organizer, Arlys Hengemuhle at or 763-576-7780.

For more information about job placement services at Anoka Technical College, go to

Green Haven will host freestyle ski race

Sunday, March 2, is the date for the First Annual Freestyle Cross Country Ski Race at Green Haven Golf Course. Two races will take place: a 1-kilometer for ages 12 and under and a 5K for those 13 and older. The 5K will have three age groups: 13-18, 19-34 and 34 and above.

Registration fees are $5 for skiers 12 and under and $10 for those 13 and up. Proceeds will go to the Anoka High School Nordic Ski Team.

For further information, including registration forms, go to Registration will also be available from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the day of the races. The 1K will start at 1 p.m. and the 5K at 1:30.

The golf course is located at 2800 Greenhaven Rd., Anoka.


School Board decides on no makeup days

Anoka-Hennepin students won’t make up any of the district’s five cold-weather cancellations.

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