Posted on: February 10, 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 651-429-8007 or visit anokacountyparks.com.

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

AARP Free Income Tax Assistance

AARP Free Income Tax Assistance

For taxpayers with low and middle income and persons with disabilities, with special attention to those 60 years and older.

E-File between February 1 and April 18.

Filing deadline is 4-17-2017.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Reading Across Anoka County (and the rest of America) Day!

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Children in Anoka County will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the National Education Association's Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Now in its 20th year, Read Across America Day celebrates Dr. Seuss...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Plow Bunyan Snowperson Contest Winners Announced

The winners in our Paul Bunyan Snowperson Contest have been announced. In the children’s category, Kara, Gloria, and Emma from Blaine created our favorite snowperson. Stacey from Oak Grove with her baking snowperson is the adult winner. Congratu...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Young at Art at Anoka County Library

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Over 20 free arts-based programs for youth highlight the Anoka County Library calendar of events for winter and spring 2017. The “Young at Art” series of programs is funded through the Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

“These programs provide yo...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Anoka County Library to Host Allen Eskens

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The Centennial Branch Library of Anoka County Library will host author Allen Eskens Saturday, February 18, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Circle Pines City Hall, 200 Civic Heights Circle, Circle Pines.

Allen Eskens is the USA Today bestselli...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Anoka County Library to Host Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman

Northtown Library will host author Brian Freeman on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Northtown Library is located at 711 County Road 10 NE, Blaine.

Brian Freeman is a bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonat...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Anoka County License Centers Will Be Closed in Observance of Presidents’ Day

License Centers will be closed on Monday, February 20th in observance of Presidents’ Day. Please expect higher than average wait times on Friday, February 17th and Tuesday, February 21st. Thank you for your patience.


Posted on: September 8, 2016

Peltier Lake Drawdown Project

The Rice Creek Watershed District (RCWD) is proposing to conduct a temporary water level drawdown on Peltier Lake. The drawdown will begin on September 19, 2016 and continue through the winter of 2016/17. Water levels will recede slowly during the drawd...Read on...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Tax/Valuation Statement Mailing

Tax statements and Valuation Notices will be mailed mid- to late-March.  If you have not received your tax statement by
April 1, 2017, you will need torequest a duplicate by calling 763-323-5400. If you purchased or sold property after Janu...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Ham Lake Home Invasion : 2 Suspects in Custody

On February 2, 2017 at 2:00 AM the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in the 9000 block of Birchview Lane NE in the City of Ham Lake to a reported home invasion robbery. The home was occupied by an adult male and an adult fema...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

New Staff at the Sheriff's Office

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On January 26th, 2017 Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart swore in nine new staff members who are joining the ranks of the Partrol Division and the Jail Division. Along with administering the oath of office, Sheriff Stuart welcomed the new members and their...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Community Crime Forum available to watch online!

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If you were unable to attend the Community Crime Forum in Anoka on January 19th, 2017, it is available to watch online at this link.

http://reflect-qctv.cablecast.tv/vod/6527-Anoka-Community-Safety-Forum-High-v1.mp4

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