Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn Center residents of Liberian descent will be celebrating their national heritage soon, and it will be with a good old-fashioned soccer game. From Friday, July 25, to Sunday, July 27, the 167th annual Liberian Independence Day will be held for locals either from Liberia or those of Liberian heritage, and the nucleus of the [...]

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There’s a new head honcho at one of District 281’s middle schools. George Nolan, formerly of South Junior High School in St. Cloud, has been introduced as the new principal at Robbinsdale Middle School by Supt. Aldo Sicoli. “I am pleased to welcome Dr. Nolan to Robbinsdale Area Schools. Dr. Nolan is a talented and [...]

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Three of the six Osseo School Board seats will be up for election this fall. The filing period begins Tuesday, July 29, and runs through Tuesday, Aug. 12. During the filing period, district residents who are interested in running for school board can file affidavits of candidacy in the superintendent’s office during regular office hours, [...]

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David C. Olson, 57, longtime distinguished president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, died July 16 after an 18-month fight with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Olson, most recently of Golden Valley and formerly of Minnetonka, was the head of TwinWest Chamber of Commerce in Plymouth 1986-1991. He also served three years as executive director of the Burnsville [...]

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Representatives from the Brooklyn Center and Robbinsdale police departments met with residents of a Brooklyn Center neighborhood to discuss an assault that occurred late last month. Brooklyn Center Police Cmdr. Tim Gannon, Sgt. Frank Roth, and Robbinsdale Police Sgt. Chris Woodhall were among those updating residents of the Twin Lakes Neighborhood at a Tuesday, July [...]

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