Tuesday Sep 9
North news briefs: West Fire Station will hold open house
The West Fire Station at 6250 Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Center will hold its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. An open house is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.
Tuesday Sep 9
update: Current drive times
The commute has been painless for most drivers. Most routes are moving along well, but we do have some exceptions.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Minn. residents with Africa ties grieve loss from EbolaMinn....
Minn. residents with Africa ties grieve loss from Ebola Minnesota has one of the largest West African populations in the nation. Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/09/09/minn-residents-africa-ties-grieve-loss-ebola/15319355/ Cynthia Kwennah, photographed Thursday in her Brooklyn Center home, grieves for the eight family members who have been killed by the Ebola virus in Liberia.
Get Movin' Monday: 9Round Kickboxing In Brooklyn Park
Now that summer's winding down, a lot of us are going from working out outdoors to a more regular gym routine. The hottest trend in fitness isn't the big, full-service gym.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Northwest metro cooperative grocery effort kicks into high gear
Robbinsdale Food Co-op Board Member Priscilla Watson and Board Chair Joanna Toleno Bakken stump for the cooperative at the farmers market in Golden Valley.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Kris A. Yaccarino, 49, of Brooklyn Park received a dismissal on a charge of no proof of motor vehicle insurance.
Minnesota teacher receives national award from Kids In Need
Teacher Etta Rassier couldn't be more deserving of a national award from the Kids In Need Foundation, her colleagues say.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Hellman & Friedman and ABRA's Senior Management Team Close Acquisition of ABRA Auto Body & Glass
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ABRA is one of the country's largest and most-respected multi shop repair operators in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
7 a.m. update: Current drive times
Slow downs are in place for westbound 94 from I-694 to downtown St. Paul and traffic is getting sluggish on eastbound 94 from Broadway over to 35W in downtown Minneapolis .
update: Motorcycle crash on Hwy. 610
A motorcyclist set the bike down on Hwy. 610 east of Hwy. 169 in Brooklyn Park .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
"If we aren't viewed as legitimate...we aren't going to be effective," Says Police Chief
Before Ferguson erupted into violent protest against the police shooting of an unarmed man, Mike Davis , then Police Chief for Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, told a survey of law enforcement professionals : I think that the work we've done over the past 30 years has been good, but some of the things we've done have only resulted in ephemeral changes.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Man pleads guilty in case tied to death of Gainesville woman
Speaking in a soft voice with his hands cuffed in front of him, a man accused of killing a Gainesville woman told a court how he came to know and eventually murder a Minnesota woman.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
North news briefs: Open house on 169/101st Av. study
A volunteer gathered prairie seeds at the Crow-Hassan Three Rivers Park. Volunteers are needed for this year's gathering.
Brooklyn Park man sentenced to 27 years in rape
Anoka County District Court Judge Dyanna Street on Tuesday sentenced the Brooklyn Park man to 27 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a young woman he encountered on a Fridley street last winter.
How can we get any work done?
The evening news is on again: more shootings, more suicides, more fighting, more loss.
Primaries narrow mayoral fields in 3 north metro cities
The mayors of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park were among the candidates who survived last week's primaries and now advance to the Nov. 4 general election.