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Become an ambassador
May 03, 2016 09:54 AM

Apply today to become a 2016 Brooklyn Park Ambassador

The Brooklyn Park Ambassadors are goodwill ambassadors for the City of Brooklyn Park. The Ambassador program assists with community events in the city and members attend other festival parades and coronations throughout Minnesota and part of Wisconsin. The program is year-round with the majority of the appearances during the months of May to August.

 
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Carnival tickets
May 03, 2016 06:16 AM

Presale carnival tickets: be an early bird and save big!

Midwest Rides is offering discounted unlimited ride armbands for early buyers. Tickets will be available at City Hall or the Community Activity Center.

 
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Tater Daze volunteers
May 02, 2016 12:54 PM

Calling all volunteers; opportunity to be part of your festival!

Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles during our community event. Such as assisting with the site set up and take down, helping the entertainment acts, marshaling the parade and helping with the Spud Run and Tiny Spud Run.

 
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Road closure
Apr 29, 2016 12:53 PM

Oxbow Creek Drive closed

Oxbow Creek Drive will be closed from Winnetka Avenue to the west leg of Oxbow Creek Circle on Monday May 2, 2016. Winnetka Avenue will remain open.

 
Recyclables
Items You Can Recycle
Apr 29, 2016 10:35 AM

What Minnesotans Throw Away: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Recent data from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Hennepin County shows that we are generating less trash per person than we were ten years ago. And we are putting fewer recyclables in the trash.​

 
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Pipe repair
Apr 26, 2016 05:35 PM

Water main repair at 60th and Washburn

We will be conducting a water main repair Wednesday, April 27 and Thursday, April 28 in the vicinity of 94th Avenue and Washburn Avenue. 60 customers will be affected and they will be without water on Wednesday. At this time the street is closed off in the proposed work area.

 
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Litter pickup
Apr 26, 2016 03:23 PM

Immigrants from Ghana adopt freeway

Minnesota is home to more than 8,000 immigrants from the West African nation of Ghana. Many of them gathered over the weekend to undertake a big community service project in Brooklyn Park.

 
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Exercise
Apr 25, 2016 04:32 PM

What moves you?

Do you dread exercise or see it as a gift? Because being active fuels our lives, it’s essential to find ways to enjoy being active and to view exercise as a daily treat or gift you can give yourself.

 
Jet's Pizza owner and manager Scott Marty, walks Mayor Lunde through making a pizza
Jet's Pizza
Apr 19, 2016 01:52 PM

Brooklyn Park Now! TV show for April/May 2016

In this edition of Brooklyn Park Now! Mayor Jeff Lunde makes a pizza at Jet's Pizza in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Find out the secret to their unique crust and why they are one of the best pizza places in our great city!

 
Guys storting junk from a van to put in special materials drop off bins
Recycling drop off
Apr 18, 2016 12:00 PM

Special Materials Drop-off in Brooklyn Park

Bring unwanted household items, including batteries, scrap metal, appliances, carpet, mattresses and more, for disposal and recycling at the Special Materials Drop-off (some items require a disposal fee). It will be held Saturday, April 30 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brooklyn Park's Operations and Maintenance.​

 
Jimmy Morris volunteers eight to 10 hours each week helping others make local programming for broadcast on Channels 19 and 20. Morris also has his own half-hour program each week called "Less Stress" in which he offers strategies for handling daily stress.
Jimmy Morris
Apr 14, 2016 12:11 PM

Brooklyn Park volunteer helps others beat stress

In honor of National Volunteer Week, Channel 12 is shining the spotlight today on a Brooklyn Park man who helps to create local programming on community television. Jimmy Morris volunteers eight to 10 hours each week helping others make local programming for broadcast on Channels 19 and 20. Morris also has his own half-hour program each week called "Less Stress" in which he offers strategies for handling daily stress.

 
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Road construction
Apr 14, 2016 11:31 AM

Summer construction season officially kicks off

Thursday acted as the official kickoff to summer road construction season. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) released an updated construction schedule, which affects major highways in the northwest metro.

 
 
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