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LRT Corridor Design Update
Sep 26, 2016 11:30 AM

Designing the look of light rail along West Broadway

Last week, Brooklyn Park city officials held a two-day workshop that focuses on the design elements of light rail transit, which includes everything from sidewalks to bike lanes to plant life along the light rail corridor.

Diversifying the Police Force
Sep 26, 2016 11:25 AM

Diversifying the Police force

The Brooklyn Park Police Department hopes to recruit cadets that represent the diversity of the city.​

Wokie Freeman
Sep 25, 2016 09:46 PM

Meet Brooklyn Park's New Assistant City Manager

Brooklyn Park's New Assistant City Manager Wokie Freeman was recently the feature interview in the Mshale Newspaper.

Road Closed

I-94 Ramps at Hwy 81 Closing

The I-94 on and off ramps at Hwy 81 (Bottineau Blvd) will close for six weeks starting September 26.​

Tyler Moroles of the DFL Latino Caucus
Latino vote
Sep 23, 2016 12:28 PM

Major parties make push for local Latino vote

In a meeting room at the Brookdale Library, a small group gathered Sept. 12 to mark the return of the Latino DFL caucus. "It was basically inactive and dormant," said Tyler Moroles, a DFL volunteer who's spearheading the effort to revitalize the Latino DFL caucus, but he admits it will be an uphill battle. "[Latinos] have a lack of motivation to vote because they feel like no political party really speaks for their voice," Moroles said.

Request for Proposals (RFP)
Sep 21, 2016 02:00 PM

RFP for Legal Services

Proposals will be received at City Hall until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016, for prosecution legal services (City Prosecutor) for the City of Brooklyn Park.

Phala Austin holds daughter Maelea who is on the Autism spectrum
Sep 21, 2016 12:41 PM

Respite care for families dealing with autism

Brooklyn Park parents Jontue and Phala Austin have their hands full raising two young children. Maelea, 7, and Naomi, 4, are on the autism spectrum. "Naomi definitely makes her needs more apparent, she can articulate her thoughts, she can just say what she wants. Mealea, not so much so," says Jontue Austin. "She is receptive to language, but in terms of expressing language, she has always had issues with that." The difficulty in communication makes it difficult for the Austins to find childcare.​

Park Center Marching Band practices their new field performance
NHCC and Champlin Park bands
Sep 20, 2016 01:15 PM

Music! Music! Music!

Back to school is a great time to check out area concerts. North Hennepin Community College has upcoming concerts in conjunction with its 50th anniversary, and Champlin Park High School will host the Rebel Classic, which is a marching band competition that will take place Saturday, October 1st.

CenturyLink cable truck
Cable option
Sep 16, 2016 06:12 PM

CenturyLink cable franchise moves forward

Competition for cable TV is closer to reality in the northwest suburbs. A proposed franchise agreement with CenturyLink will go to local cities after action by the Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission.

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Channel 12's Dave Kiser
Mayor's Minutes
Sep 14, 2016 06:15 PM

Mayor's Minutes for September 2016

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the BP 2025 plan, the archery deer hunt this season, and the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast.

tables with containers of tomatoes, carrots, eggplant and potatoes.
Farmers market
Sep 13, 2016 06:18 PM

Inside Look at Area Farmers Markets

Get an inside look at what makes area farmers markets so special from the vendors themselves.

Yee Yang of New Millennium Academy
New school
Sep 02, 2016 12:33 PM

$10 million school to help preserve Hmong culture

It's a new beginning for New Millennium Academy. On Tuesday the Brooklyn Center charter school will be christened as 660 students will walk the hallways and sit in classrooms for the first time.

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