The focus will be identity theft and fraud
Businesses in New Hope that must routinely renew their licenses with the city government will get some financial relief in 2021. The New Hope City Council voted Nov. 23 to reduce license fees in the next year to account for the revenue lost due to mandated closures in 2020.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is inviting Minnesotans to sew protective face masks to protect against sneezes and coughs to help safeguard people supported by the organization, employees and volunteers.
The Robbinsdale School Board had a discussion at its work session Nov. 16 about how the district will proceed with student resource officers.
Until Dec. 9, Hopkins Public Schools will host a series of virtual kindergarten information sessions for the class of 2034. During the sessions, parents will learn about kindergarten and how the district is reimaging school through its strategic plan, Vision 2031.
Avenues for Homeless Youth is looking for new host homes for its ConneQT program, which provides LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness a home for periods between a week and year.
Brooklyn Park’s Multicultural Advisory Committee and Human Rights Commission will work with an outside consultant to develop a data-based evaluation system or scorecard to assess the city’s police department, the commission told the City Council Nov. 16.
As Gov. Tim Walz announced temporary restrictions on businesses in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Community Emergency Assistance Programs is adapting its holiday plans to provide a safe holiday experience for its economically distressed clients.
NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) presented Intermediate District 287 Superintendent Sandy Lewandowski with its Educator of the Year Award at its annual conference Nov. 14. The award recognizes an educator who supports children with mental illnesses to succeed in school, a…
Fair Anita is all over the Twin Cities. The jewelry startup handles online orders in Golden Valley, is headquartered in Minneapolis, founder Joy McBrien lives in St. Paul and its products can be found at stores around the metro area. In many ways, Minnesota is a home for the company. In othe…
Tamara Grady had several reasons for wanting to run for a spot on the Osseo School Board. At the top of her long list was trying to make a difference for her children.
A vacant industrial property at the northwest corner of Boone and 10th Avenue has been redesignated “institutional” to allow for a K-12 specialty school for students with autism. The Academy of Whole Learning is currently leasing property near the Minnetonka Community Center, and pending Met…
The Hennepin County Board has allocated $8 million of economic support to local restaurants, bars and food service establishments suffering business interruptions due to COVID-19.
Thomas Brooks has lived in Brooklyn Park for almost 10 years. When the events of 2020 started unfolding, he looked for an avenue for his voice to be heard.
During this holiday season, all seven of the US Storage Centers in Minnesota and Iowa, including the center located at 5217 Hanson Court, N., in Crystal, will be drop-off locations for the “Spirit Food Drive 2020.”
Hopkins Public Schools received the certificate of excellence in financial reporting award from the Association of School Business Officials International, according to a release from the district.
Despite the challenges of classes going virtual during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Robbinsdale Cooper High School’s school newspaper, The Quill, won two awards for the nine issues published during the 2019-20 school year.
Brooklyn Park’s City Council has returned to a remote meeting system as Minnesota’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase, with remote meetings starting Nov. 9.
The Hennepin County Board is recruiting volunteers for 23 citizen advisory board positions through its annual open appointment process.
No matter how many times visitors see it, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is something to behold: a line of train cars rolls into an otherwise nondescript railroad crossing, bejeweled with hundreds of thousands of glittering LED lights. Shortly after its arrival, a boxcar door opens to re…
The Golden Valley City Council unanimously voted in favor of removing several sections of its rental housing licensing ordinance this month, known as the city’s crime-free housing initiatives.
Erik Paul Eggleston, 38, of Robbinsdale, has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing 29-year old Nigar Mammadzada Nov. 12 in Crystal.
With COVID-19 cases on the increase across the state, North Memorial Health is planning to begin testing for the virus at the city-owned former Target building in Brooklyn Center, at 6110 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
With the deadline to spend CARES Act funds looming, the Brooklyn Park City Council at its Oct. 26 meeting approved a plan to allocate approximately $600,000 directly to rental unit property managers and reduce outstanding rent balances for COVID-impacted tenants.
One could hardly describe the scene of the Minneapolis protests following the officer-involved killing of George Floyd as relaxing. However, for photographer Willis Gilliard – whose photo collection of the protests titled ‘Divine Animal’ is featured at Brooklyn Park’s North Hennepin Communit…
Assistant Superintendent Nik Lightfoot highlighted key points of the changes in enrollment at the Hopkins School Board meeting Nov. 2. Enrollment has an impact on revenue coming from average daily membership.