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Extreme heat
Jul 21, 2016 11:39 AM

Cooling centers and other ways to beat the heat

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Hennepin County until 7 p.m. on Friday. If you don't have air conditioning or just need a place to cool off for bit, stop in a cooling center. We have three in Brooklyn Park: Community Activity Center, Zanewood Recreation Center and the Brooklyn Park Library.

 
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Water rebate
Jul 19, 2016 05:08 PM

Want $50? One smart Brooklyn Park family got a water efficiency rebate...and you can too!

The City of Brooklyn Park received a grant from the Metropolitan Council to give rebates to residents who purchase water efficient clothes washers, toilets and/or irrigation controllers. We recently met up with Brent and Jennifer Broden who received a $50 rebate on their clothes washer.

 
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Control erosion
Jul 17, 2016 02:47 PM

Erosion control or how not to lose your yard

If you are planning a landscaping project please note there are a few things that should be considered to prevent the loss of valuable soil from your lawn.

 
Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Channel 12's Dave Kiser
Mayor's Minutes
Jul 13, 2016 05:06 PM

Mayor's Minutes for July, part 2

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the Blue Line LRT, the Resilient Communities Project, and water efficiency rebates for residents.

 
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Time capsule
Jul 13, 2016 08:34 AM

A glimpse of the past: the Brooklyn Park time capsule

For nearly four decades, a glimpse into an earlier Brooklyn Park laid undiscovered in the heart of our city. It was hidden, like most things unique, in plain sight where it would undoubtedly go overlooked. Lost among the public library’s mass of books was a time capsule.

 
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Highway 610
Jul 08, 2016 02:37 PM

Installation of Highway 610 cable median barrier and guardrail begins Monday

Installation of cable median barrier and guardrail along Highway 610 between Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park and Highway 169 in Osseo begins Monday evening, July 11.

 
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Mayor's Minutes
Jul 08, 2016 02:21 PM

Mayor's Minutes for July 2016

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the upcoming elections, the new Rec on the Go program, and music and a movie at Eidem Homestead.

 
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Tree clean-up
Jul 06, 2016 02:12 PM

Where to take downed branches from storm

Residents may drop off tree debris up to 20 inch diameter at the Maple Grove Yard Waste Site.

 
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Interns
Jul 01, 2016 12:16 PM

Welcome the Brooklyn Park Cities United interns

Kimberly ZayZay, A.J. Jalloh, Dawda Tourey, Tyler Miller, Kevin Nash, and Christina Hicks are 2016 Cities United interns for the City of Brooklyn Park led by their supervisor, Antonio Smith, a Community Liaison at the City of Brooklyn Park.

 
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Cops 'n' Kids Fishing
Jul 01, 2016 11:04 AM

Brooklyn Park police wet a line with kids

Youth from around Brooklyn Park spent the day fishing in an annual outing with police. Police say it helps build relationship with youth in need of a little guidance.

 
Members of the Multicultural Advisory Commitee get shooter simulation training and other police training
Residents get police training
Jun 30, 2016 01:02 PM

Brooklyn Park police put citizens in their shoes

Wednesday evening at Hennepin Technical College, members of the local Multicultural Advisory Committee gathered to get firsthand experience of what police officers encounter on the job. "Their frame of reference is from what happens on TV and in the movies, and so they think that's how things happen in real life," said Stuart Robinson of Hennepin Tech, who conducted Wednesday's fire arms training simulation.

 
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Tim's Recycling Bin
Jun 30, 2016 08:23 AM

Are you going to eat that? Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

A family of four loses $1500 a year on wasted food. Food that’s fine to eat, but we throw it out anyway. Here are simple things you can do to put your food where it belongs – on the dinner table, not in the trash can.

 
 
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