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BP city wide garage sales
Garage sales
May 18, 2017 11:07 AM

Citywide Garage Sale

Go searching for treasures and get to know your neighbors at Brooklyn Park's Citywide Garage Sales coming up June 1 - 3.

Hwy 610
May 17, 2017 12:36 PM

Manufacturing hub forming along Highway 610

According to commercial real estate companies, Brooklyn Park's business climate is better than ever. The newly opened 169 Business Center is just another example of the city's growth. "Brooklyn Park is thriving," said Brent Masica of Cushman & Wakefield Northmarq. "There's no question about it. There's good labor up here. There's good product up here"

May 16, 2017 12:19 PM

U of M helps Brooklyn Park shape city’s future

The nine month collaboration between the city and the University of Minnesota is called the 'Resilient Communities Project.' Nearly 300 students completed work on two dozen projects, and the students' findings will be used to implement city policies for years to come.

Alexa Hatcher
Alexa Hatcher
May 16, 2017 09:59 AM

Tater Daze button design winner: Alexa Hatcher

At 12 years old, Alexa Hatcher is no stranger to winning art contests. She's won two of them already at school. The sixth grader attends St. Vincent DePaul School and was delighted to learn her drawing of the city's mascot, Spud McTater, will be replicated on hundreds of buttons that will be sold at this year's city festival.


Meet a Water Efficiency Rebate Recipient

Meet Jeff Moravec who received a $25 rebate on his irrigation system controller.

May 10, 2017 10:05 AM

Volunteers needed to monitor wetlands in our community

Hennepin County is seeking volunteers to monitor wetlands as part of its Wetland Health Evaluation Program (WHEP). The program seeks adult volunteers with an interest in wetlands, bugs and/or plants. Applicants do not need a science background or previous experience. Hennepin County provides all the training, equipment and leadership. Volunteers are expected to commit 15 hours per month from June to September.

May 10, 2017 09:29 AM

Brooklyn Park program helps take ache out of arthritis

More than 52 million Americans live with arthritis. In this week's Health Check, CCX Media highlighted a program in Brooklyn Park to help arthritis sufferers live a more comfortable life.

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.

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