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Man Braves Heavy Smoke to Save Neighbor from Nowthen House Fire

A man on his way to work rescued a neighbor from a burning home in Anoka County Tuesday morning.

Ramsey Fire Chief Dean Kapler says the fire was reported around 6:25 a.m. on the 19000 block of County Road 5 near Nowthen.

Centennial School District Seeks Feedback on Strategic Plan

Families in the Centennial School District are invited to weigh in on the draft strategic plan through an online survey.

The district began looking at its strategic plan last year through community meetings, polls, and online surveys. The resulting plan is now available to the community, and the district is asking for feedback.

Spring Lake Park School District Rolls Out Technology Plan

Students in the Spring Lake Park School District are about to become technologically savvy.

The district’s 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative is being rolled out this fall. Technology staff members and parent volunteers have been working to prepare hundreds of iPads for students to use this school year.

Absentee Voting Begins in Anoka County

Anoka County residents who need to vote through an absentee ballot can now do so at local city halls.

Voters can cast an absentee ballot by mail or in person until Monday, Nov. 5. Ballots are available at city halls during regular office hours.

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East Bethel Seniors Group Hosts ‘Meet the Candidates’

Blaine's Barnyard Boogie

Grab your overalls and dust them off for a fun Friday night. The City of Blaine is hosting a barnyard boogie on Friday from 6 - 7:30pm at Aquatore Park. Kids can interact with a donkey, pony, goats, sheep, rabbits, chicks and ducks!

There will be music, crafts, and refreshments. Kids can even get a temporary animal tattoo.

East Bethel Fire Department Hosts Open House