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Tree sale
Feb 05, 2016 09:54 AM

Order your Arbor Day tree, only 170 trees available

In celebration of Arbor Day, the City is offering bare root trees at wholesale prices to residents. We are offering 12 species of trees with 170 trees in total. There is a limit of 10 trees per Brooklyn Park household.

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Shredded paper at the sorting facility
Feb 01, 2016 11:16 AM

When and Where to Shred: Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

If you think the rules for what can and cannot go in your cart have been changing, you’re right. This month I'll try to help you know when and where to shred.

A segment of Shingle Creek that flows through part of Brooklyn Center and past Park Center High School and Brooklyn Junior High
Water protection
Jan 29, 2016 04:49 PM

Wellhead Protection Plan Completed

The City of Brooklyn Park has successfully completed its Wellhead Protection Plan. The goal of the plan is to prevent human caused contaminants from entering our water supply wells and to protect everyone who uses our water supply from adverse health effects associated with groundwater contamination.​

Seniors sit and listen to representative from AARP and Brooklyn Center Police about how to protect themselves form the top scams
Scam workshop
Jan 29, 2016 03:00 PM

Seniors hear why they’re targeted by scammers

Representatives from AARP and the Brooklyn Center Police Department told seniors how to recognize some of the top scams happening in Minnesota. Experts say seniors are targeted, because they have the money.​

Full house in the Council chambers to listen to a panel of religious and community members talk about religious tolerance and unity
Interfaith discussion
Jan 29, 2016 02:41 PM

Brooklyn Park works to promote religious unity

Everyone from city officials to religious leaders packed into the Brooklyn Park City Council chambers Thursday night for an interfaith discussion on tolerance and unity.

Mayor Lunde speaking at the podium during the State of the City Adress
State of the City
Jan 28, 2016 02:03 PM

State of the Cities: Brooklyn Park

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde provides a recap of happenings in the city during 2015 and a look ahead to 2016. The presentation was made at the Annual North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce State of the Cities luncheon. The event was held at Edinburgh USA on January 14, 2016.

Student participate in a Council meeting during the 2013 Student in Government Day
Youth in government
Jan 28, 2016 11:59 AM

Apply for Youth in Government Day

Here's a great chance for teens to participate in and learn about local government. Young people in grades 9-12 who live or go to school in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center have an opportunity to get an inside look into how cities operate and a chance to actively participate in their local in a City Council meeting.

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Free college
Jan 27, 2016 06:04 PM

North Hennepin kicks off "Free College" promotion

Qualifying students can attend North Hennepin Community College for free beginning in the fall of 2016​

Takeda acquires old Baxter medical building along highway 610
Jan 27, 2016 03:13 PM

Brooklyn Park EDA board OKs support for biopharma firm, display maker

The Brooklyn Park Economic Development Authority board approved two separate actions that support business development along the Highway 610 corridor at the Jan. 19 meeting. The board unanimously gave the first of several necessary approvals to hold the line on the taxes on the 215,000-square-foot facility at 9450 Winnetka Ave. N. The building was recently purchased by Millennium Pharmaceuticals, the U.S. branch and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceuticals International.

photo of Krista Ambers, a victim of domestic violence
Domestic violence report
Jan 27, 2016 02:51 PM

Brooklyn Park woman among domestic abuse fatalities

This is the 27th year that the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women has come out with its Femicide Report on domestic violence homicide in Minnesota. The report remembers each of the people who died in 2015 as a result of domestic violence, but just looking at that number doesn't tell the whole story.​

Close up of a body camera on officer
Body cameras
Jan 27, 2016 02:34 PM

Brooklyn Park police could deploy body cameras February 15

All Brooklyn Park police will be required to wear body cameras, if approved by the Brooklyn Park City Council. There has been public demand for body cameras to create more transparency, but there are unanswered questions surrounding their use.

Drawing of a cartoon potato standing next to a tree and holding sign that says Tater Daze
Button Design Contest
Jan 26, 2016 05:34 PM

Tater Daze button design contest; opportunity to show off your creative side

For those who live in Brooklyn Park, the Tater Daze Festival is an annual tradition. One especially fun aspect of the festival is the Tater Daze Button Design Contest. In this event, young members of the community are encouraged to create a button design that captures the culture and spirit surrounding the event. Students of the community, ages 6-18, are encouraged to submit their original designs for the contest. All entries must be postmarked by February 29, 2016.

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