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Excellent Educator: Andrea Whitcomb Of Lincoln Elementary School

ANOKA, Minnesota (WCCO) — It is that time of the week when we surprise WCCO’s Excellent Educator.

Andrea Whitcomb got her start in teaching music 17 years ago to high schoolers. 314 more words


More Than 100 Employees Laid Off At Federal Premium In Anoka

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More than 100 employees have been laid off at Federal Premium in Anoka.

The ammunition manufacturer says the layoffs, 110 of them, occurred over the weekend. 31 more words


Anoka Man Accused Of Posting Revenge Porn On Fake Facebook Page

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 38-year-old Anoka man is facing felony “revenge porn” charges after creating a fake Facebook account and posting nude and sexually suggestive photos of his ex-wife, along with defamatory messages. 390 more words


Minnesota Girl in a Trump World

When you think of a “Minnesota Girl” what comes to mind?

Not sure if it’s someone like me or not. What I’ve learned is that there are lot of diverse women in Minnesota. 760 more words


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