Tag Archives: East Bethel

Death threat, assault charges dismissed

A 34-year-old East Bethel man had felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor assault charges dismissed Dec. 6 in Anoka County District Court. Continue reading

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East Bethel’s final 2011 expenditures same as budgeted for

The East Bethel City Council at its Dec. 21 meeting unanimously approved the modified 2011 budget now that the city has a handle on how much it spent. Continue reading

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East Bethel council approves JPA for Highway 65-221st Avenue signal improvements

The East Bethel City Council Dec. 7 unanimously approved a joint powers agreement (JPA) with Anoka County regarding a reconstruction of the Highway 65-221st Avenue intersection, which will bring in a traffic signal. Continue reading

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Granny helps to make seniors’ Christmas season bright

Depending on the kindness of strangers, Granny’s Christmas Closet seeks to make seasons bright for seniors in need. Continue reading

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State recycling funds allocated

State dollars for recycling are disbursed by Anoka County each year to its municipalities for their recycling programs. Continue reading

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Nick Cenaiko Sr., businessman, former county commissioner, dies age 79

Nick Cenaiko Sr., Coon Rapids businessman and former Anoka County Commissioner, died Dec. 15 at his home in Ham Lake. He was 79 years old. Continue reading

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East Bethel council approves 8.89 percent levy reduction

The East Bethel City Council at its Dec. 7 meeting approved a 2012 general fund and debt service levy that is 8.89 percent lower than in 2011. Continue reading

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Critics voice opinions on controversial policies

The Anoka-Hennepin School District board room was packed the evening of Dec. 12. Security stood guard behind the assembled board members. And in civil but impassioned discord, 17 citizens told board members exactly what they thought of two proposed policies – the harassment, violence and discrimination policy and the controversial topics curriculum policy. Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Anoka County holiday events

Groups around the county celebrated the season last week Continue reading

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East Bethel managing electrical inspections

The city of East Bethel is the latest among Minnesota communities to oversee its electrical inspection program rather than the state. Continue reading

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