Water samples from wells in Anoka County will be collected and analyzed for water chemistry over the next two months. Samples will also be tested to learn how long the water has been underground.
The Anoka County Board of Commissioners has voted in favor of a 2014 budget that cuts the net property tax levy by $1 million to $96,517,399, comparable to levy levels a decade ago.
Local counties stack up well when it comes to socioeconomics and health, according to two recent studies.
The Anoka County Community Health and Environmental Services (CHES) Department, in cooperation with 13 municipalities, is sponsoring the 14th annual Well Water Wise “3W” promotion May 6-10 to encourage residents to check the safety of their private well water. Locally, county residents may pick up a well water test kit at Columbus City Hall, 16319 [...]
Residents of Anoka County should watch their mailbox for a prescription drug discount card from the county in partnership with ProAct, Inc. The card provides discounts up to 20 percent on brand name medications and up to 50 percent discounts on generic medications. Residents can also save on expenses such as pet prescriptions and laser [...]