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Road Closed
Franchise Fees
Sep 01, 2015 03:21 PM

Franchise Fees for Street Repairs; What You Need to Know

The City of Brooklyn Park is considering charging a monthly fee called a franchise fee to fund street improvements. It would affect all property owners in the City.

Aug 26, 2015 09:40 PM

Sheriffs set up spots for online buying and selling

Law enforcement parking lots help make online deals more safe.

Police, K9 Falco waits for instructions from this handler
Aug 26, 2015 04:03 PM

Police mourn the death of retired police dog

Twelve year old Falco died Sunday after retiring from the force 4 years ago. He was used in the field nearly 700 times during 7 years with Brooklyn Park Police.

Hennepin County Sheriff Crime Lab SUV
Prairie Seeds
Aug 26, 2015 03:11 PM

Domestic incident closes Brooklyn Park school

An early morning gunshot woke up a neighborhood and summoned police to an apartment complex in New Hope.​

Aug 25, 2015 10:56 PM

New mental health hospital for kids

More help is coming for children in the Twin Cities dealing with mental health issues. PrairieCare will open a brand new pediatric mental health hospital in September.

group of women dressed in traditional Hmong clothes with a colorful design in the background
Diversity Fest
Aug 25, 2015 06:14 PM

Two events aim to build bridges in Brooklyn Park, Brooklyn Center

Separate events in two cities have similar aims: to connect different communities with each other and with police.

orange cones outline this deteriorating street
Street Repairs
Aug 25, 2015 03:52 PM

Brooklyn Park weighs in on $35 million problem

Brooklyn Park is planning for a big fix: nearly 80 percent of city streets are in need of repairs. Now the question for the Brooklyn Park City Council is how to pay for it.

group of young school girls in Liberia
Backpacks for Liberia
Aug 25, 2015 11:43 AM

Local group seeks Backpacks for Ebola Recovery

Now that Liberia has been declared Ebola free, raising funds to support recovery is paramount. For the children in River Gee County in southeastern Liberia, education is the best hope of breaking free from poverty and despair. Yet, school supplies are hard to come by and many schools don't have pens, papers, chalks or workbooks.

National Muay Thai winner, Troy Jones poses with others on the winners podium
Troy Jones
Aug 24, 2015 03:57 PM

Brooklyn Park Muay Thai fighter wins international award

Troy Jones of Brooklyn Park represented the United States in the Royal Muay Thai Championship this weekend, and he did very well. The event was held in Bangkok Thailand.

Osseo High School Principal Michael Lehan
Osseo High School
Aug 21, 2015 06:52 PM

Osseo schools prepare for ninth grade move

The addition of all–day kindergarten last year means some big changes this year in the Osseo School District. Building expansions and renovations are wrapping up to make room for a grade span change that includes moving ninth grade into the high schools this year.

Muay Thai combat fighter Troy Jones poses with his coaching staff
Muay Thai fighter
Aug 21, 2015 06:44 PM

Local kick-boxer goes from beginner to shot at gold medal in two years

A Brooklyn Park man already has a wall of trophies as a Muay Thai combat fighter. Troy Jones traveled to Thailand to try for another trophy that would top them all. Troy is participating in the International Federation of Muay Thai Royal World Cup 2015.

Citizens Academy class listening to instructor
Citizens Academy
Aug 20, 2015 06:40 PM

Citizen's Academy starts September 3

Brooklyn Park be holding their Citizen's Academy again this fall starting September 3. The free 10 week course is an excellent way to learn about use of force, K-9 units, firearms, and more, as well as find out what the job is like on a day-to-day basis.

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