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Door to door sales person
Door-to-door sales
Apr 17, 2017 03:39 PM

What to do when a solicitor shows up at your door

With springtime upon us, the warmer weather can mean more contractor scams. If a solicitor shows up at your home they must be registered with the City of Brooklyn Park and should have a registration form with them.

Rethinking retail
Rethinking retail
Apr 17, 2017 12:30 PM

Local mayors worry about empty mall space, rethink retail

Meanwhile, cities like Brooklyn Park are looking to the future of retail, trying to avoid empty shops with innovating thinking. Brooklyn Park wants to attract more retail to the Highway 610 corridor, which recently gained a Hy-Vee grocery store. However, according to Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde, the city is literally thinking out of the box. "The future is going to be more mobile, where companies will put something up and they'll move it. and they'll move it wherever traffic goes."

Light rail line
Light rail line
Apr 17, 2017 12:00 PM

Light rail designers move to next phase

If light rail gets the funding to get moving, Brooklyn Park will one day have five light rail stations. The most of any city along the proposed 13-mile route from Minneapolis. The design of the Bottineau Light Rail line will be nearly complete by the end of the year, meanwhile, supporters are still working on the state and federal funding that's needed to build the line.

Tornado touch down
Tornado drill
Apr 09, 2017 10:57 AM

Be prepared for severe weather!

Severe weather season is just around the corner. Our greatest risk for severe weather is from May to July, but severe weather can strike at any time.

Apr 04, 2017 02:11 PM

Recycling on the Go: Tales From Tim's Recycling Bin

Recycling Manager Tim is on the go and he's looking for ways to make it easier to recycle.

Mar 28, 2017 01:07 PM

I-94 construction updates

Starting Monday, March 27, the westbound half of the Lowry Tunnel will be reduced to two lanes at 8 p.m. and to one lane at 10 p.m. The tunnel should reopen daily by 6 a.m. These restrictions could be in place through Thursday, March 30. While crews work in the eastbound tunnel, the eastbound I-394 ramp to I-94 east will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The concrete removal in the tunnel is expected to be done by April 7th.

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
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
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.

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