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Sheriff: At Least 1 Dead After Plane Crashes In River Near Ramsey

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say at least one person is dead after a small plane crashed in the Mississippi River near Ramsey Friday evening.

It happened just before 6 p.m. 164 more words


Anoka Halloween Parade Will, Once Again, Include Candy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The treats are back in “trick or treat” at the “Halloween Capital of the World.”

Organizers in Anoka say that, after announcing they would no longer allow candy to be handed out at their esteemed Halloween parade, they have had a change of heart. 135 more words


'We're Doing Whatever We Can': Anoka Bakery Collects Goods For Irma Victims

ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — A popular Twin Cities bakery is doing what it can to help the victims of Hurricane Irma.

Hans’ Bakery in Anoka is collecting donations of supplies and nonperishable foods to bring down to people in the wake of Irma. 299 more words


Researchers Hope To Predict Blue-Green Algae Outbreaks

CENTERVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — A pair of bald eagles take flight in a moment of summer solitude over the waters of Peltier Lake.

But while the small body of water in Anoka County appears to be beautiful – it is far from pristine. 346 more words


Anoka, 'Halloween Capital Of The World,' Bans Candy At Parade

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Halloween tradition will see some big changes in Anoka this fall and it is causing a king-sized controversy.

Anoka is known as the “Halloween Capital of the World,” in a tradition… 369 more words


No Candy At This Year's Anoka Halloween Parade

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Halloween Capital of the World just announced this year’s parade will be missing one thing: Candy.

On Facebook, organizers of the Anoka parade blame a downturn of volunteering and large crowds, and say they’re having a hard time monitoring safety. 56 more words