Brooklyn Center

Four candidates will appear on the general election ballot for two at-large seats on the Brooklyn Center City Council. Incumbents are Dan Ryan and Carol Kleven, the latter of whom is not running for re-election. The terms are four years. Council members receive an annual salary of $9,070. Randy Christensen Address: 7001 Regent Ave. N. [...]

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Two candidates are seeking the mayoral seat in the city of Brooklyn Center. The incumbent is Tim Willson. The term is four years. The mayor receives an annual salary of $11,846. Mike Elliott Address: 5650 Humboldt Ave. N. Brooklyn Center Age: 31 Family: Six-year-old daughter Education: Graduated from Brooklyn Center High School in 2003; studied [...]

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To the Editor, Vote for Patsy Green on November 4. We need to keep Robbinsdale Area Schools moving forward and Patsy has the experience, background, and the courage to ask tough questions and to keep the district’s strategic plan in focus. Patsy puts a great deal of time and energy looking into issues and questions [...]

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Volunteers are needed for Arc’s Value Village Thrift Stores & Donation Centers this holiday season beginning Monday, Oct. 27. Individuals or groups will help unpack and display thousands of holiday items such as greenery and wreaths, cards and wrap, ugly holiday sweaters, ornaments and decor, cookie tins, bake ware, gifts and more. The Merry Thriftmas [...]

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Eight candidates are competing for four at-large seats on the Robbinsdale Area Schools District 281 School Board.   Andrea Bejarano-Robinson Address: 5325 Oregon Ave N, New Hope. Family: My husband Scott of nine years and our three boys: eight, five and two. Education: Some college; stopped to care for children. Occupation: Certified Parent Support Provider [...]

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Brooklyn Center’s football team more than made the grade in their second matchup up the season at Concordia Academy. The Centaurs passed with flying colors – a dominating 48-6 victory in the quarterfinals of the Section 4AA playoffs on Tuesday night. It avenged a 30-0 road loss for the Purple and White during the regular [...]

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“The Cripple of Inishmaan” will be performed Oct. 24 through Nov. 1 at North Hennepin Community College Theatre. Director Mike Ricci said that the play highlights the tough, colorful characters of the remote island of Inishmaan off the coast of Ireland. The dark comedy is set in 1934 and is told in Irish storytelling tradition. [...]

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