Posted on: November 15, 2017

Winter Hours Begin Soon at Anoka County Compost Site

 To accommodate the organics recycling drop-off program, Anoka County’s two compost sites will remain open all year but with reduced hours in the winter months. The two sites, located in Bunker Hills Regional Park in Coon Rapids and Ric...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities in Anoka County

 Join the Anoka County Retired, Senior, and Volunteer Program (RSVP)! If you are age 55 or better, RSVP will pair you with a county nonprofit or social services program that needs your help. 

Read the full news release. County Home Page News Flash

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Libraries Now Offer Tools to Create and Share Ebooks

MN Writes MN Reads, Create, Share, Read

Anoka County Library (ACL) now offers a new suite of resources called MN Writes MN Reads to help local authors connect with local readers, and potentially with readers across the country.  MN Writes MN Reads consists of three resources that allow...

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Additional Info... Library News
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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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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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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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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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Anoka County License Centers Will Be Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

License Centers will be closed on Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th in observance of Thanksgiving. Please expect higher than average wait times on Wednesday, November 22rd and Monday, November 27th. Thank you for your patience.

License & Passport Centers

Posted on: November 7, 2017

UPDATE: Coon Rapids Parking Lot Deaths

-REVISED-

No other information will be released regarding this case and death investigation.

November 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Erik Thorson, Anoka County Communications Director

[email protected]  c: 763-438-2513  d: 7...

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Medical Examiner Press Releases
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: November 1, 2017

Agriculture Property and Manufactured Home Tax Payments

The due date for Agriculture property and Manufactured Homes tax payments is November 15, 2017.  You may pay in person at our public service counter or at any license center in Anoka County. You may also pay on our website by credit card or eChec...

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Property Records & Taxation

Posted on: November 10, 2017

Andover Pedestrian Fatal Hit and Run

Juvenile stuck by a car and killed, driver fled the scene

 

On November 10th, 2017 at 1820 hrs, Deputies from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office were called to the 700 Block of 141st Ave on the report of a juvenile male down in the street....

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Sheriff's Office News Flashes
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Ivywood Shooting Incident

On November 7th, 2017 at 0436 hours Officers from the Coon Rapids Police Department were dispatched to 11461 Ivywood St NW on a report of a male who had been shot.  The victim of the shooting had been driven to a hospital in a private vehicle pri...

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Sheriff's Office News Flashes
Posted on: October 24, 2017

New Staff at the Anoka County Sheriff's Office

Swearing-in 10-23-17. (65)

2017

New Staff at the Anoka County Sheriff's Office

On October 23, 2017 Anoka County Sheriff James Stuart administered the oath of office to five new members.  Detention Deputies Branden Cheney and Jesse Rasmussen were welcomed to the office along ...

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Sheriff's Office News Flashes