District 1 Commissioner Mike Opat announced he will not serve the final two months of his term on the Hennepin County Board, after a 27-year career. His final day on the job is Saturday, Nov. 7.
Brooklyn Center’s City Council plans to renew a hospitality license for the city’s Radisson Hotel despite the hotel’s code violations and late license renewal request, the council decided at its Oct. 12 meeting.
Voters in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center will elect their representatives in both the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate in the Nov. 3 general election.
Gov. Tim Walz reiterated his commitment to the proposed Blue Line Extension/Bottineau Light Rail Transit project by making an appearance at the Oct. 8 Corridor Management Committee virtual meeting. The committee is an advisory board that advises the Metropolitan Council on BLRT design and co…
Candidates for the House of Representatives Districts 36B, 40A and 40B, as well as Senate Districts 36 and 40 faced off in the League of Women Voters candidate forum Sept. 30.
Brooklyn Center Community Schools will remain in the limited campus hybrid teaching model through at least Oct. 30, the district announced Sept. 25.
The candidates for Hennepin County District 1 Commissioner met to discuss their platforms and answer voter-submitted questions Sept. 29 at CCX Media Studios in Brooklyn Park. The race is between Brooklyn Park mayor Jeff Lunde and longtime Hennepin County staffer De’Vonna Pittman.
Three incumbent candidates are running uncontested for the Brooklyn Center School Board in the 2020 General Election.
Four candidates are running for two seats on the Brooklyn Center City Council in the 2020 General Election. Two are incumbents and two are challenging them for their seats. Kris Lawrence-Anderson and Marquita Butler are incumbents, while Sizi Goyah and Alfreda Daniels are their challengers. …
Brooklyn Center’s Police Department closed its investigation into a hacked City Council Zoom meeting after the trail back to the hacker went cold.
A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the fatal shooting and drug robbery of a Brooklyn Center man in December, 2019, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Sept. 15.
With a global pandemic stretching family budgets in unexpected ways this year, the coats donated to Community Emergency Assistance Programs through the Pilgrim Dry Cleaners Coats for Kids drive are a “godsend,” said Clare Brumback, CEO of Brooklyn Center-based Community Emergency Assistance …
The Brooklyn Center City Council established a planned unit development agreement for the construction of 13 new triplexes – with 20% of the units set aside for Section 8 voucher holders – at two sites on Brooklyn Boulevard Aug. 24.
Brooklyn Center’s City Council approved the use of existing city funds to finance two COVID-19 relief pilot programs at its Aug. 24 meeting.
Brooklyn Center Community Schools will open in a limited hybrid campus model for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.
In unofficial election results from the Minnesota Secretary of State, Marquita Butler, Kris Lawrence-Anderson, Alfreda Daniels, and Sizi Goyah lead in the Aug. 11 Brooklyn Center City Council primary election.
More than 50 teachers and staff from 14 Minnesota school districts spent the week of Aug. 3 virtually immersed in an array of businesses from across the country.
With Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railways still refusing to negotiate with the Bottineau Blue Line Extension project, Hennepin County and Metro Transit have decided to move the proposed light rail line out of the railway corridor. The decision was announced Aug. 3.
The US Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota announced charges in two cases – one, in connection with a Brooklyn Center hotel robbery, and the other for illegal gun possession.
For a fairly busy police department, Brooklyn Center’s Police Department receives few formal complaints from residents, the police department told the City Council July 27.
Brooklyn Center Community Schools plans to determine its learning plan for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year Aug. 20.
The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced it will not file charges against the Brooklyn Center Police officers who fatally shot Kobe Dimock-Heisler in August 2019.
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Brooklyn Center’s City Council approved a special use permit and site plan for a standalone car wash at the Shingle Creek Crossing Mall at its July 27 meeting.