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Extreme heat
Jul 21, 2016 11:39 AM

Cooling centers and other ways to beat the heat

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Hennepin County until 7 p.m. on Friday. If you don't have air conditioning or just need a place to cool off for bit, stop in a cooling center. We have three in Brooklyn Park: Community Activity Center, Zanewood Recreation Center and the Brooklyn Park Library.

Gramsky's owner and chef Jeannette Nevilles cooks at the stove top
Jul 20, 2016 03:36 PM

Food from Brooklyn Park restaurant will be served in Vikings' stadium

A family owned restaurant recently opened its doors in Brooklyn Park and it's already in the spotlight. Jeannette Nevilles is the owner and chef of Gramsky's Sandwiches. She says the restaurant is a dream come true. "I love to cook," she said.

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Road construction
Jul 20, 2016 03:30 PM

New road project underway on County Road 81 in Brooklyn Park

Drivers who use County Road 81 – also known as Bottineau Boulevard – are going to have to get used to road construction that will cause some delays. The project started Monday, which means orange barrels and red brake lights are now a common sight on a mile long chunk of the road.

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Water rebate
Jul 19, 2016 05:08 PM

Want $50? One smart Brooklyn Park family got a water efficiency rebate...and you can too!

The City of Brooklyn Park received a grant from the Metropolitan Council to give rebates to residents who purchase water efficient clothes washers, toilets and/or irrigation controllers. We recently met up with Brent and Jennifer Broden who received a $50 rebate on their clothes washer.

Road sign directing people to vote here
Jul 18, 2016 08:50 AM

Brooklyn Park elections

The City of Brooklyn Park has 13 candidates vying for 3 city council positions. City Clerk Devin Montero talks about the upcoming elections, how some new technology will speed things up at the polls, and how you can become an election judge.

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Control erosion
Jul 17, 2016 02:47 PM

Erosion control or how not to lose your yard

If you are planning a landscaping project please note there are a few things that should be considered to prevent the loss of valuable soil from your lawn.

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Channel 12's Dave Kiser
Mayor's Minutes
Jul 13, 2016 05:06 PM

Mayor's Minutes for July, part 2

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the Blue Line LRT, the Resilient Communities Project, and water efficiency rebates for residents.

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Time capsule
Jul 13, 2016 08:34 AM

A glimpse of the past: the Brooklyn Park time capsule

For nearly four decades, a glimpse into an earlier Brooklyn Park laid undiscovered in the heart of our city. It was hidden, like most things unique, in plain sight where it would undoubtedly go overlooked. Lost among the public library’s mass of books was a time capsule.

Jul 11, 2016 09:28 AM

BrookLynk interns building pathways to college and careers

This summer the City of Brooklyn Park is hosting eight interns who will be taking on a wide range of responsibilities throughout the City. The interns will be tasked with organizing community meetings, spreading the word about city initiatives, and leading fun activities with the city’s new Rec on the Go program.

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Highway 610
Jul 08, 2016 02:37 PM

Installation of Highway 610 cable median barrier and guardrail begins Monday

Installation of cable median barrier and guardrail along Highway 610 between Highway 252 in Brooklyn Park and Highway 169 in Osseo begins Monday evening, July 11.

Recreation staff help kids out with arts and crafts at a Rec on the Go event
Mayor's Minutes
Jul 08, 2016 02:21 PM

Mayor's Minutes for July 2016

Brooklyn Park Mayor Jeff Lunde sits down with Dave Kiser to talk about the upcoming elections, the new Rec on the Go program, and music and a movie at Eidem Homestead.

Brooklyn Park 9-year-old golfer Seth Damsgard uses a range finder to get actuate yardage
Seth Damsgard
Jul 08, 2016 09:02 AM

Brooklyn Park 9-year-old has idea to improve golf games

Seth Damsgard is an outgoing 9-year-old boy who loves golf. "I like it cause you get to be outside, and when you play golf, you don't have to play with somebody else, you can just play against yourself and try to beat yourself," Damsgard said.

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