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Skip the Straw: Tales from Tim's Recycling Bin

I'm in the middle of a challenge that's...challenging. To skip the straw? Find out why I'm doing this.​

 
Fire Department open house
Fire chief opening
Feb 16, 2018 06:47 PM

Brooklyn Park seeks a fire chief

The City of Brooklyn Park is now accepting applications for a fire chief. Consider applying and becoming a part of the great team here! Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume. The position is open until filled; however first consideration will be given to resumes received by March 12.

 
Two cyclist riding their bike on a Brooklyn Park bike trail
West Mississippi River Regional Trail
Feb 14, 2018 12:57 PM

Comments wanted for West Mississippi River Regional Trail Master Plan

A draft master plan for the West Mississippi River Regional Trail is available to the public to review and make comments about it. Public commenting is open from February 9 through March 12.

 
Oscar Mayer
Oscar Mayer
Jan 16, 2018 02:01 PM

American icon on wheels rolls into Brooklyn Park

Rather than worrying about miles per gallon, here's a vehicle that focuses on smiles per mile. Photojournalist Dustin Scholl stopped by the Brooklyn Park Hy-Vee, where an American icon on wheels rolled into town.

 
Kids play around at summer camp
CDBG Block Grant
Jan 04, 2018 09:00 AM

Apply for a Community Development Block Grant

Social services providers with a 501(c) (3) status can apply for 2018 Community Development Block Grant funds. The money is part of a federal Housing and Urban Development program that can be used for a variety of activities benefiting low- to moderate-income households in Brooklyn Park.

 
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World record attempt
Dec 27, 2017 12:16 PM

Brooklyn Park school attempts setting world record

Volunteers were armed with iPads to record the students in their row, and shortly after 3 p.m., the students had their chance to make history; with a little positive singing thrown in by the students to help the good cause along. They won't know the results of their record-breaking attempt for several weeks, but they did get an all-important lesson in perseverance. "We'd love to have a symbol from Guinness that says we are officially amazing, but we're probably amazing anyway," Silmser said.

 
Aeropong
Aeropong
Dec 27, 2017 12:06 PM

Brooklyn Park fifth-grader invents aeropong

When the fifth grade class at Champlin-Brooklyn Park Academy for Math and Environmental Sciences studied inventions and inventors, they were surprised to learn they had a resident inventor in their class. Kusa Xiong invented a ping pong style game called Aeropong to help his autistic sister with her hand-eye coordination.

 
Flag football
Dec 12, 2017 02:07 PM

Brooklyn Park cops take on kids in flag football

On Saturday night kids and police officers from Brooklyn Park played flag football at U.S. Bank Stadium.​

 
Tater Daze
Inflatable slide
Dec 11, 2017 02:16 PM

Brooklyn Park’s Tater Daze could see venue switch

A prominent city festival in Brooklyn Park could be relocating. There is a proposal to move Tater Daze from Noble Sports Park in the northern part of the city to the Community Activity Center (CAC).

 
Officer Suerth
Officer Suerth

BP cop remembered as “one of nicest men on the planet”

Brooklyn Park police are still trying to come to grips with the unexpected loss of one of their own. Brooklyn Park Police Chief Craig Enevoldsen says officer Andrew Suerth will be greatly missed.

 
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Xiong Pao Lee
Dec 11, 2017 01:04 PM

Volunteer group offers Brooklyn Park ideas for change

Fifty Brooklyn Park residents took a close look at city government and made recommendations for change as the demographics of the city change. It's an exercise that organizers say could be a role model for other cities across the state.

 
Mayor Jeff Lunde
Mayor Lunde
Dec 07, 2017 12:47 PM

Brooklyn Park Mayor's Minutes

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the city becoming a purple heart city, a new code of conduct for the city council, solar panels on city buildings, and more.

 
 
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