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group of young school girls in Liberia
Backpacks for Liberia
Aug 25, 2015 11:43 AM

Local group seeks Backpacks for Ebola Recovery

Now that Liberia has been declared Ebola free, raising funds to support recovery is paramount. For the children in River Gee County in southeastern Liberia, education is the best hope of breaking free from poverty and despair. Yet, school supplies are hard to come by and many schools don't have pens, papers, chalks or workbooks.

Osseo High School Principal Michael Lehan
Osseo High School
Aug 21, 2015 06:52 PM

Osseo schools prepare for ninth grade move

The addition of all–day kindergarten last year means some big changes this year in the Osseo School District. Building expansions and renovations are wrapping up to make room for a grade span change that includes moving ninth grade into the high schools this year.

Muay Thai combat fighter Troy Jones poses with his coaching staff
Muay Thai fighter
Aug 21, 2015 06:44 PM

Local kick-boxer goes from beginner to shot at gold medal in two years

A Brooklyn Park man already has a wall of trophies as a Muay Thai combat fighter. Troy Jones traveled to Thailand to try for another trophy that would top them all. Troy is participating in the International Federation of Muay Thai Royal World Cup 2015.

Citizens Academy class listening to instructor
Citizens Academy
Aug 20, 2015 06:40 PM

Citizen's Academy starts September 3

Brooklyn Park be holding their Citizen's Academy again this fall starting September 3. The free 10 week course is an excellent way to learn about use of force, K-9 units, firearms, and more, as well as find out what the job is like on a day-to-day basis.

group of casual cyclist stopped on their bikes waving to the camera
Learn to ride
Aug 20, 2015 05:22 PM

Learn to ride a bike-for adults!

Want an independent, healthy, and fun way to get around the cites but you never learned to ride a bike? Sign up for the free Cycles for Change Learn-to-Ride course!

baskets of peaches
Peach sale
Aug 19, 2015 06:54 PM

Kiwanis Club of North Hennepin Peach Sale

The Kiwanis Club of North Hennepin are holding their annual peach and pear sale. Reserving your fruit ahead of time is highly recommended. The deadline for reservations is August 25 and the fruit can be picked up August 29 at Citizens Independent Bank in Robbinsdale.

Godfather's Pizza owner, Roger Backstrom talks to Channel 12's Dave Kiser about changes to his building
Godfather's Pizza
Aug 19, 2015 06:32 PM

Godfather's Pizza in the midst of some exciting updates

Roger Backstrom operates the Godfather's Pizza in Brooklyn Park and will soon be purchasing the building. Under Backstrom's leadership, Godfather's Pizza offers up delicious pizza while giving back to the community.

Overlook of Hy-Vee grocery store in a strip mall
Aug 19, 2015 01:25 PM

Four more groceries open in the north metro

The new places run the gamut from discount chain Aldi to Iowa-based Hy-vee, which is including full-service restaurants in its new Twin Cities stores. North metro folks will soon have more grocery shopping options. Four new grocery stores will open in New Hope, Brooklyn Park, and Blaine in the next year.

Yellow full size school bus drives down road
Drivers needed before school starts
Aug 18, 2015 07:16 PM

Help wanted: Bus drivers

With the start of school coming up in two weeks, most kids and parents are looking for new clothes and supplies. Some school bus companies, however, are looking for drivers. In parts of the Twin Cities the bus driving job market is ultra–competitive. In other areas of the metro, companies are almost begging for drivers.

Kylie Swanson talks about flag football game supporting Alzheimer's research
Football fundraiser
Aug 18, 2015 07:07 PM

Blondes vs. brunettes game highlights Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is an ever growing health crisis. A local fundraiser raises awareness with a fun matchup on the football field.

9/11 Firefighter shakes hand and gives recognition to a Carpet One employee in his store
Carpet One
Aug 18, 2015 07:02 PM

9/11 Firefighter thanks local businesses for veterans homes help

A New York firefighter who responded on 9/11 was in Brooklyn Park to thank a local company for its part in building homes for wounded veterans. Carpet One stores are receiving recognition for helping build homes tailored to veterans who fought in the wake of 9/11.

John Nerge from the City of Brooklyn Park receives the Special Achievement in GIS Award during the Esri user conference
SAG Award
Aug 18, 2015 05:44 PM

Brooklyn Park Receives Special Achievement Award for Exceptional Application of Geospatial Technology

The City of Brooklyn Park was honored with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award at the 2015 Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Calif. This award acknowledges vision, leadership, hard work, and innovative use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology.

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