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Anoka State Hospital 

When I say that Anoka is ”The Halloween Capital of the World”, its not just because of the fun parades or the inflatable pumpkins. Anoka carries a much more sinister past. 286 more words

Historical & Museum

St. Paul Named 1 Of The Top 20 Best Halloween Cities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Anoka, the Halloween Capitol of the World, was nowhere to be seen on a recent list highlighting the best cities to celebrate the spooky holiday this year. 162 more words


Halloween Forever Stamps 

Last month,  U.S. Postal Service issued four Jack-o’-lanterns Forever Stamps and Anoka was chosen to host the unveiling. It only makes sense, being the “Halloween Capital of the World” and all.   73 more words

Food & Drink

Wendy's Worker Accused Of Using Customer's Debit Card

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An employee at a suburban Wendy’s restaurant was arrested on the job after allegedly stealing a customer’s debit card information.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Isaiah Montrell Thomas was an employee at the fast food chain’s Rogers location. 104 more words


Officer Kim at the K9 competition in Anoka, MN


Officer Interna Kim and his dog Ike won first place at the K9 competition in this amazing run! Can you spot the moment when the officer broke his clavicle? He finished like a champ!

Anoka Hosts Halloween Stamp Event

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota town known as the “Halloween Capitol of the World” is kicking off their spooky celebrations.

People gathered in Anoka Thursday morning for the unveiling of four new Halloween stamps. 27 more words