Posted on: October 16, 2017

Anoka County Honors Volunteer Drivers

 The 53 volunteer drivers for Anoka County’s MedLink Transportation Program were recognized recently at a luncheon held in their honor in Oak Grove. Volunteer drivers provide transportation for more than 3,200 passengers, most of whom a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Anoka County Parks and Recreation Programs and Activities

 Check out Anoka County Parks and Recreation for fun seasonal programs and activities. To register or for more information, call 763-324-3350 or visit anokacountyparks.com. 

Read the full news release. County Home Page News Flash

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Hazardous Waste Training for Large Quantity Generators

Ever wonder what it REALLY means to "Operate to prevent a release?" Come and enjoy an educational presentation from Anoka County hazardous waste inspectors on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Blaine Public Works building. Class starts at 8:30a...

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Additional Info... Environmental Health Services

Posted on: October 19, 2017

Project Bookshelf at Anoka County Library

Project Bookshelf November

This holiday season give the gift of reading by donating new children’s books for Project Bookshelf, Anoka County Library’s holiday book drive.  The donated books are distributed to children and families through Anoka County f...

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Library News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Antique Appraisals Coming to Anoka County Library

Antique Appraisal

Anoka County Library is holding an antiques and collectibles appraisal event, featuring author and antique expert Mark F. Moran, on Sunday, October 29, from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Northtown Library, 711 County Road 10 NE in Blaine.

Categories of objects for ap...

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: October 3, 2017

Lights On Afterschool at Anoka County Library

October 26, 2017

Anoka County Library (ACL) joins more than 7,500 communities and one million Americans in celebrating afterschool programs on Thursday, October 26, for this year's Lights On Afterschool. 

ACL will host seven programs aimed at school-age children a...

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Award-Winning Author to Appear at Anoka County Library

Club Book David Housewright  7 PM, Wednesday, October 25, Anoka County Library, Rum River

Three-time Minnesota Book Award winner David Housewright will speak at the Rum River Library, 4201 6th Ave. W., Anoka, on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Housewright is the author of the Twin Cities P.I. Rushmore “Mac” McKenzie novel...

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Early Literacy Experiences at Anoka County Library

Storytime

Each week, Anoka County Library (ACL) conducts 30 storytimes across the system’s eight branches.  These storytimes are not simply a librarian reading a few books to preschoolers, but rather an intentional early literacy and school readi...

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Read Down Your Fines Starts October 1 at Anoka County Library

The Anoka County Library Board has approved a second Read Down Your Fines program, giving youth an opportunity to read as a way of reducing their fines from October 1-31, 2017.  

The goals of the Read Down Your Fines program are to reinforce the i...

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Anoka County Launches Multicultural Program Series

Minnesota Tapestry Series

Anoka County Library (ACL) is pleased to announce its latest multicultural program series: The Minnesota Tapestry Series. Included are three programs highlighting immigration histories of various groups:

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Anoka County Library Hosts Second Annual Local Author Fair

Second Annual Local Author Fair

The Anoka County Library will host its Second Annual Local Author Fair on Saturday, September 30, at the Rum River Library. Activities will start at 10:00 a.m. with keynote speaker, Tom Rademacher. Known as “Mr. Rad” to his English stu...

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Additional Info... Library News

Posted on: October 19, 2017

Blaine Fatal Crash ID (10.18.17)

Midwest Medical Examiner's Office has released the victim identity of the motor vehicle collision in Blaine on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Erik Thorson, Anoka County Communications Director   763-324-4612  er...

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Medical Examiner Press Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Coon Rapids Deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Erik Thorson, Anoka County Communications Director

[email protected]   763-438-2513

Alissa Spah

Age: 20 years

Location: Buffalo Wild Wings Parking Lot, 3395 River Rapids Drive, Coon Rapids, MN 55448

Date of deat...

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Medical Examiner Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Pine County Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           &a...

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Medical Examiner Press Releases

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Second Half Real Property Taxes

Second half real property taxes are due on or before Oct 16, 2017. You may pay in person at the public service counter in the Government Center in downtown Anoka. You can also pay by check at any of the Anoka County License Centers. (Note - the Deputy Reg...

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Property Records & Taxation

Posted on: September 28, 2017

Public Invited to Community Meeting on Anoka County Jail and Justice System Assessment

Due to current and future detention needs, Sheriff James Stuart made a request to the National Institute of Corrections for a Jail and Justice System Assessment.  Our current jail facility has served us well but is no longer meeting the needs of ...

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Sheriff's Office News Flashes
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Anoka Hennepin School District recognized by the Anoka County Board for working with the Anoka Count

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At the Anoka County Board Meeting on September 26th, 2017 during the Chair’s remarks, the Anoka County Board of commissioners celebrated and recognized the Anoka Hennepin School district for winning a national award.

Recently, the Anoka Hennepin ...

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Sheriff's Office News Flashes