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Budget Advisory Commission
Mar 27, 2017 09:28 AM

Budget Advisory Commission annual recruitment

As a resident committed to a vibrant and progressive community, we need your passion and participation on city boards and commissions. No experience is necessary—only your commitment to building a strong, vibrant Brooklyn Park.

 
Brooklyn Park 2025 murals created by local youth
BP 2025 murals
Mar 17, 2017 10:38 AM

Brooklyn Park 2025 mural by local youth

Area students created a mural that expresses their goals for the city of Brooklyn Park in 2025.

 
Light rail transit station
Light rail transit
Mar 17, 2017 10:18 AM

Planning for Bottineau LRT reaches 60% engineering completion

Engineering milestone sets the stage for a new round of input on planning for the final one third of the project.

 
Interstate 94 construction
I-94
Mar 16, 2017 10:08 AM

Get ready for I-94 Construction

Every day, thousands of vehicles drive along I-94 between Shingle Creek Parkway in Brooklyn Center and Nicollet Avenue in Minneapolis.

 
Caribou Coffee shop
Caribou Coffee
Mar 15, 2017 10:02 AM

Brooklyn Center based Caribou switches ingredients

It's no secret that people like their caffeinated beverages. "Coffee is really a huge part of culture," said Jenifer Hagness, Caribou's senior director of product. "And it's also a ritual. It's kind of the first thing people get excited about in the morning when they wake up." For the past 10 years, the company has been hard at work trying to rid their drinks of unrecognizable ingredients.

 
Crumb rubber in turf
Crumb rubber
Mar 15, 2017 09:57 AM

Local lawmaker questions turf field ingredient

Representative Dennis Smith of Maple Grove is proposing a moratorium on turf fields that use so called "crumb rubber" because of possible health concerns. Concerns have been raised nationwide that exposure to a certain kind of rubber in many artificial turfs and playgrounds could cause health problems, including cancer.

 
Skaalvenn rum and vodka
Skaalvenn
Mar 13, 2017 09:45 AM

Brooklyn Park business finds success in spirits

Nearly two years after releasing its first batch of craft spirits, a Brooklyn Park distillery is on its way to becoming a staple among Minnesota-made spirits.

 
Sold sign on home
House sold
Mar 10, 2017 01:29 PM

Hot Housing Market

Temperatures might still be cold, but it’s not slowing down a sizzling Twin Cities housing market. Houses often sell before there's even a "for sale" sign in the yard.

 
40 bags 40 days decluttering challenge meme
Declutter challenge
Mar 09, 2017 01:23 PM

Lenten trend: 40 bags to donate in 40 days

The challenge of ‘40 bags in 40 days’ has gone viral on Facebook, with people of the Christian faith choosing to declutter their home as a discipline during Lent. The challenge actually started a few years ago from a blogger.

 
The Brooklyn Park Burger King signs tilts after strong winds
Windy city
Mar 08, 2017 01:15 PM

50 mph winds damage light poles, uproot trees

It wasn't quite the strength of a hurricane, but the winds sure packed a powerful punch. Nearly 50 mile-per-hour winds Tuesday and Wednesday left behind damage across the northwest metro.

 
Dezmine Kinney marches on in Brooklyn Park Lions Drum and Drance team after car accident
Dezmine Kinney
Mar 06, 2017 01:07 PM

After accident, Brooklyn Park Lions drummer marches on

The Brooklyn Park Lions Drum and Dance team not only shines at parades and competitions. But the group has also been a bright spot for one of the team members. Dezmine Kinney, 18, always wanted to join the drum team, but a horrible car accident on Feb. 18, 2016, prevented that from happening.

 
A CEAP volunteer stocks the food shelf with canned goods
Food volunteer
Mar 06, 2017 12:37 PM

Minnesota Food Share Month at CEAP

March is Minnesota Food Share Month and CEAP is seeking volunteers and donations to support their operations. Visit www.ceap.org to learn how you can become involved.

 
 
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