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Dangerous Anoka Rail Crossing Inching Closer to Solution

ANOKA, Minn. (WCCO) — More than 18,000 vehicles use the Highway 47, Ferry Street crossing in Anoka every day, but far too often, you’ll find traffic at a complete standstill. 344 more words


Truffles and Tortes 

Truffles and Tortes, Truffles and Tortes, where do I even start? Charming, yes. Quaint, indeed! Edible works of art, positively. Sinful, absolutely… Suggested by my sister Heather, the sweetest little shop of Main Street in downtown Anoka may offer savory food like chicken wild rice soup and pillowy quiche, but I need to tell you about these incredibly scrumptious-looking desserts. 260 more words

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Mad Hatter Steampunk Soiree :: Anoka Minnesota Photographer

Sunday night for me, and a whole bunch of folks dressed in their finest Steampunk attire, was spent over at the Mad Hatter in Anoka–it was time for their first ever, Steampunk Soiree. 87 more words


Anoka Co. To Host Safety Forum After Elderly Man Killed In Own Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Anoka County officials will be holding a safety forum Thursday in response to the disturbing murder of an elderly man in his home in late 2016. 146 more words


Emerald Isle Antiques and Gifts

If you find yourself in Anoka, head over to the Georgian Revival style designed Historic Old Post Office Building off East Main Street. Designed by prolific architect James Knox Taylor, the beautiful entrance will have you wanting to wander the halls. 123 more words


Sheriff: Woman, 18, Fatally Hit By Train After Slipping On Snow

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An 18-year-old Champlin woman died over the weekend when she slipped on new-fallen snow and was hit by a train.

Danielle McKenna Rogers was fatally struck in Anoka Sunday morning by a freight train, the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says. 48 more words


Charges: Man Beats Elderly Anoka Man To Death, Steals Valuables

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 27-year-old man is accused of beating a 95-year-old Anoka man to death before stealing his valuables over the weekend, according to charges filed in Anoka County Friday. 714 more words