Days are running out to enter Press Publications’ Holiday Lights Contest.
All branches of the Anoka County Library (ACL) have launched a new program to foster the joy of reading in young children and boost their literacy skills through mentorship and creative play.
LINO LAKES — Developer Integrate Properties LLC, continues to make refinements to its plan for the Robinson Sod Farms property. It has presented another concept plan for discussion while it prepares to submit a planned unit development (PUD) development stage plan and preliminary plat.
CIRCLE PINES — As 2023 approaches, the city is reflecting on the completion of the largest investment in the city’s history — $40.8 million to be exact.
LEXINGTON — At its next meeting Dec.1, the City Council will likely decide whether it wants to revoke, suspend or approve a license for Little Rabbit’s Hole day care.
An early cold snap means some lakes and ponds across Minnesota are beginning to freeze. However, this ice isn’t safe to walk on, and the water underneath is dangerously cold.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and as you’re cooking up the turkey, stuffing and all the fixings, you may wonder, can I give a taste of any of this to my pet?
Wondering what to do with leftovers from your Thanksgiving dinner? Here are four recipes to use your leftover turkey, vegetables, mashed potatoes and stuffing. They’re sure to please.
LINO LAKES — U.S Home LLC (dba Lennar) is proposing to amend housing products and lot widths in the Watermark planned unit development (PUD) land use plan.
Centennial High School has five foreign exchange students for the 2022-23 school year. They are here through a variety of programs, including: American Field Service (AFS), Education First, International Student Exchange (ISE) and Rotary Youth Exchange.
It’s election day 2022. In Anoka County and the Quad area, people are headed to the polls to cast their votes if they didn’t already do so. Polls close at 8 p.m. and then the counting will begin.
This will be the first Veterans Day in over a decade that Terry Dolney won’t fill the role of commander for the Sons of The American Legion (SAL) based out of American Legion Post 566 in Lino Lakes.
Coming home to a four-legged friend with a wagging tail, cold nose and total acceptance can be the best part of someone’s day. Animals can easily become a human’s best friend, but one day, that beloved pet will no longer be a constant and it can be difficult to cope with the loss and grief.
The number of small-game hunters in Minnesota continues to decline along a long-term trendline. The number of small-game licenses sold in 2021 was 233,901, down 4% from the previous year and 7% below the 10-year average.
Press Publications has teamed up with local author Frank Zeller to host a Thanksgiving-inspired artwork challenge. Youth age 3 to 10 are invited to submit a drawing that depicts their perspective of the Thanksgiving holiday. The contest winner’s artwork will be published in the newspaper. Dr…
Socially Awkward Squirrel, Thinks He’s a Pirate Squirrel, Master Thespian Squirrel, Evil Genius Squirrel, Inconvenient Squirrel and Really Important Squirrel: These are just some of the 48 squirrels the audience will meet in Centennial Middle School’s (CMS) fall play Nov. 2-5.
LEXINGTON — Cities all around the state continue to work through what the new THC law means and how the sale of CBD and THC sales should be regulated within their communities.
LINO LAKES — Some changes are proposed to the city’s zoning map, and not everybody is happy about it. The City Council will consider the proposed changes next month.
In honor of the upcoming holiday, Press Publications hosted a Halloween costume contest. The contest was open to both humans and pets. Thanks to all who took the time to enter.
These days, social media newsfeeds can be filled with a lot of negativity. However, some area police departments won’t let that stop them from using the power of the online tool for something positive.
LINO LAKES — City staff is of the opinion that no additional information is required when it comes to possible environmental impacts related to the development of Robinson Sod Farms.
In the world of haunted attractions, a normal workday might involve full stage makeup, life-size monsters and a lot of spooky props. It may also involve shipping a full-size retired military helicopter across the country by truck in time to drop it into a military set, complete with aliens. …
After a formal review of the site, infrastructure, financial and project plans, the country is one step closer to bringing a specialized expo back to the U.S. in 2027.
LINO LAKES — Though there might be a shortage of workers and supplies, there is no shortage of development concepts and proposals coming before the City Council.
Come election season, voters tend to hear a lot about races for president, governor, state senator and representative, but the ballot choices for county sheriff don’t get as much airtime.
A unique opportunity is coming to the Anoka County-Blaine airport Oct. 14-16. A World War II-era B-25 Mitchell bomber is visiting the area as part of a fundraising tour sponsored by the Experimental Aviation Association (EAA), headquartered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust and Consumer Rights, issued the statement below after the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Journalism Competition Preservation Act by a 15-7 vote. The Journalism Competition …
Press Publications wants to see your Halloween costume this spooky season. Perhaps you get crafty every year with a DIY costume, or you have a creative couple’s costume you’d like to show off. Cute kids’ and pet costumes are always appreciated. We want to see everyone all dressed up for a ni…
Press Publications brings its readers a comprehensive Voters’ Guide before each major election. This free community service is provided to readers and candidates, so readers can learn more about each person running for local offices before casting their vote. Find the Voters’ Guide here.
Sixty years ago, on March 26, 1962, a group of five men from Centennial United Methodist, the district superintendent and representatives of the Methodists builders organization, met to discuss establishing a new Methodist church in the Shoreview area.
SHOREVIEW — The Cafesjian Art Trust (CAT) is opening a free museum. For the first time, scholars, art lovers, students and the general public will be able to study and enjoy its world-class collection of contemporary and modern art, including a large collection of studio art glass. The CAT M…