A 37-year-old Golden Valley man was charged with theft after allegedly stealing from the Park Center girls basketball booster club.
The Brooklyn Park Planning Commission re-recommended approval of a speculative building at Scannell Properties NorthPark development area.
Ken Prillaman, former chief of the Brooklyn Park Fire Department, has been appointed as interim chief of the Excelsior Fire District, which also serves Shorewood, Deephaven, Tonka Bay and Greenwood.
The Brooklyn Park City Council, in a working session last week, focused its attention to a park development, new turf fields at a local high school, in addition to herding pigs, chickens and goats.
North Hennepin Community College will host its third annual “Why Teach” event 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Grand Hall of the Center for Business and Technology, to honor future teachers, discuss critical issues in education and to listen to inspirational stories from teachers and educ…
Elected representatives and community members of Brooklyn Park and beyond came together to highlight a looming crisis for the country’s Liberian population at a March 10 press conference at Brooklyn Park City Hall.
Cool, crisp autumn Friday nights in Bloomington used to be for enjoying the evening’s high school football game at Bloomington Stadium.
A 73-year-old Blaine man has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide in a drunken-driving crash that killed a Nowthen woman in Brooklyn Park last year.
Implied in our name, community is inclusive of many partnerships that deepen the experiences of those we serve, and creates the workforce of tomorrow.
The Child Development Lab class at Park Center High School is looking for preschool-aged children ages 3-5 who are toilet trained to attend Park Center Playschool for approximately one to two hours per week for approximately eight weeks beginning April 11 or 12 through May 30 or 31.
As the Highway 169 and 101st Avenue interchange project continues to move forward, Brooklyn Park city staff members are recommending that a special assessment for benefiting properties be levied at $3.5 million.
Developer Scannell Properties has withdrawn its application for the so-called “Project Hotdish” project, the 2.6 million-square-foot retail fulfillment center proposed for construction in northern Brooklyn Park near the border with Champlin.
North Hennepin Community College will host a free performance of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods,” performed by Ten Thousand Things Theater next month.
Two Osseo Senior High students have been selected to display their work the 22nd Annual National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition. Kendall Potratz was selected for her work “Two Harbors’ Basket,” and Lindy Oujiri was selected for her work “Lantern.”
Brooklyn Park’s Economic Development Authority may use tax increment financing dollars to fund part of its remaining $3.9 million fund balance for the Highway 169 and 101st Avenue interchange project.
A proposal to construct a charter school on four properties currently zoned as residential on West Broadway received a tepid reception from the Brooklyn Park Planning Commission at its Feb. 13 meeting.
Hopkins Mayor Molly Cummings, Plymouth City Councilmember Judy Johnson and Brooklyn Park resident Reva Chamblis are among the 16 appointees to the Metropolitan Council.
Biomerics, a medical manufacturing company with a facility in Brooklyn Park, committed to creating 120 new jobs between 2017 and Feb. 1, 2019 after the Brooklyn Park’s City Council asked the state for a $1 million loan on its behalf. After Biomerics fell short by 64 jobs, the council approve…
As the deadline for congressional or presidential action on Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians creeps ever closer, Liberians, their supporters, and elected officials rallied at the State Capitol Feb. 22, calling for either a presidential extension of DED or legislative action to prote…
Brooklyn Park, in collaboration with the Minnesota Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, will host its 4th Cities United Black History Month event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at North Hennepin Community College.
“Going Solar,” from the perspective of people aiming for a career in the solar industry and from the view of those looking to save energy costs and reduce global warming, will be addressed at the Think Again Brooklyns forum Feb. 19. It will be hosted in the Mississippi Room of the Brooklyn P…
U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Deephaven) has announced that he will host a free and open-to-the-public community conversation focused on HR 1, the For the People Act, the campaign finance, ethics, and electoral reform package he and others sponsored in Congress.
Unlike most theater productions at North Hennepin Community College, “The Doors of Ambiguity” does not have a storied history. It has no Tony Awards, no Broadway production, no Wikipedia page.
After a request from the Liberian consul general a week before, the Brooklyn Park City Council approved a resolution urging the Minnesota Congressional Delegation to protect Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status by passing comprehensive immigration reform Feb. 4.
Recently, I shared the results of a 2017 Economic Contribution report that quantified gross changes in Minnesota’s economy that can be attributed to the 37 colleges and universities that make up Minnesota State – $8 billion to be exact. The report illustrates how collectively we play an impo…
After multiple days of school closures and late starts at the end of January, many parents may wonder how the decision to close schools is made.