The League of Women Voters of Crystal, New Hope, E. Plymouth, Robbinsdale and the Robbinsdale Chamber of Commerce has invited candidates in the General Election for Hennepin County Commissioner District 1 and Robbinsdale Mayor and City Council Wards 1 and 2 to appear at the candidate forum 1…
The City of Robbinsdale is accepting registrations for National Night Out block parties, which will occur Oct. 6. Due to COVID-19, block parties will not be visited by local public safety officials, sharing of food and drink is being discouraged and street closures may be prohibited. Accordi…
The City of Robbinsdale is asking for feedback to help prepare for a Wednesday, Sept. 23, open-air discussion on racial equity at Lakeview Terrace Park, 3769 Crystal Lake Boulevard. The discussion, and call for feedback, is open to residents as well as neighbors in nearby cities.
The Robbinsdale Chamber of Commerce opted to make its annual fair of business booths into a virtual event this year. A list of all of the promotions and deals as part of this event are available on the chamber website, robbinsdalechamber.com.
Laurie Mattson, owner of Rooms with Impact, a local real estate staging and interior design company, is the recipient of three awards from the Real Estate Staging Association.
The Robbinsdale Human Rights Commission will host a conversation on race equity awareness at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the Lakeview Terrace Park Pavilion, on the south shore of Crystal Lake near the big ballfields across County Road 81 from Hy-Vee.
Corinne Williams has always had an “entrepreneurial spirit.” Her mother, Sarah Williams, said her daughter’s first stint to making a buck began at age 3 or 4. A toddling Corinne invited family members to an art gallery full of her own handmade work, priced according to what she thought they …
The Crystal City Council unanimously approved the West Metro Fire-Rescue District 2021 budget at the panel’s Aug. 18 meeting. The $2,674,050 overall budget that shows a $99,000 increase over the 2020 budget.
In July, Loaves & Fishes served more than 505,000 meals, the highest number ever served in month since the meal program began in 1982.
On Sept. 2, 1945, documents of surrender were formally signed by Japanese officials in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II. It was a much more sobering event than what the U.S. had experienced several weeks before, on Aug. 15, Victory over Japan Day, when victory was first felt by civilians and s…
The Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale Citizens’ Police Academy is being offered for adults of all ages and backgrounds living, working or worshipping within the three cities who want to learn more about their local police department.
The North Hennepin Kiwanis Club is hosting the 50-year anniversary of its Colorado peach sale and fundraiser. One-hundred percent of the proceeds go back into the club’s local communities to support children, teens, families and senior citizens.
The New Hope Women of Today hosted a small ceremony Aug. 19 at the New Hope City Hall in honor of who the group’s president, Kathy Nevils, called “their frontliners.”
Top Hat Theatre is making the best of its 20th year with its latest production “6 Feet Apart: A Socially Distanced Cabaret.” The company debuted the show last week at the Becker Park stage and will host an encore performance 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28.
Ilissa Abrahams calls her 1940s home on Hubbard Avenue in Robbinsdale her “little nest.” During the last 17 years, the former art director has cultivated her yard into an eclectic spectacle of flowers and funky lawn decor.
David Cummings and Eric C. Wilhelm will advance to the Nov. 3 General Election ballot after placing first and second in the Aug. 11 Primary Election for the Crystal City Council seat being vacated by Ward 4 Councilmember Julie Deshler.
Despite a push from suburban mayors, the Bottineau Blue Line extension Corridor Management Committee did not stray from Hennepin County and the Metropolitan Council’s decision to re-route the light rail project away from Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s right-of-way.
Wally Langfellow and Bill Blonigan will advance to the Nov. 3 General Election for Robbinsdale mayor. According to the Secretary of State’s unofficial results, Langfellow received 706 votes or 18.6% of the vote, and Blonigan received 1,359 votes, or 35.9%.
Sheila Webb and Jason Greenberg will advance to the Nov. 3 general election for Robbinsdale City Councilmember Ward II. According to the Secretary of State’s unofficial results, Webb received 409 votes or 37% of the vote, and Greenberg received 441 votes, or 39.9%.
Cedrick Frazier, of New Hope, will advance as the DFL candidate in the Nov. 3 General Election in House District 45A. According to the unofficial results from the Secretary of State, Frazier claimed 3,434 votes in the Aug. 11 Primary Election over 1.590 votes for Daonna Depoister, of Plymouth.
David Cummings and Eric C. Wilhelm will advance to the Nov. 3 General Election ballot after placing first and second in the primary election for the Crystal City Council seat being vacated by Ward 4 Councilmember Julie Deshler.
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.
Activists and supporters of LGBTQ rights met the morning of Aug. 8 outside of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church to protest an all-day seminar they believed was a form of gay conversion therapy. The seminar, titled “Distinctions: Discovering Biblical clarity in a sexually-confused world,” …
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.
New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley and Robbinsdale residents will head to the polls Tuesday, Aug. 11, to cast their votes in the 2020 primary election. On the ballot this year are races for city, county, state and federal offices.
Helen Bassett announced she is running for reelection to the Robbinsdale School Board. She has served on the school board since being appointed in 2002. She filed for office on July 28.
Here in the U.S., we pride ourselves on living in a meritocracy. We don’t inherit our wealth and our status - we work for it! Nobody else foots the bill for our good life. Yet, how do you recognize true accomplishment? One simple, straightforward way to determine merit is to measure the dist…
Hennepin County, Metropolitan Council and elected officials from communities along the planned route of the METRO Blue Line Extension (Bottineau Light Rail Transit) project called Monday for the project partners to explore opportunities to advance the project without using BNSF Railway right…
The newest restaurant in downtown Robbinsdale is opening Monday, Aug. 3. The new eatery, called The Birdhouse, is an original concept that will serve American-style food with bar options, and was devised from the creators of The Bulldog restaurant chain, which has three locations in the Twin…
The Robbinsdale School Board approved Superintendent Carlton Jenkins’ resignation at its regular meeting on July 20.