Brooklyn Center

To the editor: On Nov. 4, voters in the Robbinsdale School District will be asked to renew the existing operating levy and support a new levy to fund technology initiatives for our students and teachers. I hope you will join me in voting “yes,” twice. My first “yes” vote will be to renew the current [...]

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What started as a flight between two brothers ended in tragedy when a two-passenger aircraft crashed on the northern edge of Montevideo, Minn. Steven Schultz of Brooklyn Center and his brother Mark Schultz, from Sleepy Eye, were killed in a plane crash on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 7, when the latter’s two-passenger private aircraft [...]

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A wrongful death lawsuit against a Brooklyn Center police officer related to an August 2013 shooting death has been dismissed by a federal judge. On Monday, Sept. 8, U.S. District Court Judge David Doty dismissed a suit filed against Officer Ryan Soliday, who used deadly force last summer toward Edmond Fair, 24, during a traffic [...]

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The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce presented its most prestigious service award to member Joseph Picket of Primrose Schools in Maple Grove. The Steve Lampi Memorial Service to the Chamber Award, started in 2011 and named in honor of the late Brooklyn Park mayor, is given to a member who has displayed dedication to [...]

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To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter, “Time for a change in District 281,” in the Sept. 11 in Sun Newspapers. It was written by Joseph Noonan, a Plymouth resident with no students (as far as I am aware) currently enrolled in Robbinsdale Cooper High School; so, one might ask how [...]

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In response to some re-occurring questions about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Hennepin County has released answers to commonly asked questions about the disease, including what it is, who is at risk and oversees travel. The following is a release from the county: What you need to know about Ebola Right now, there is an [...]

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Today, Minnesota. Tomorrow, the world. That is the retirement plan for Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, who is not running for re-election this year. He spoke at the North Hennepin Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting, where he spoke about the efforts to bring the World’s Fair to Minnesota in 2023, which could bring millions of [...]

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