Brooklyn Center

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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CEAP’s Feed the Need, our Brooklyn-wide Food Drive, is a bi-annual food drive at local grocers to raise food and funds to help stock our shelves. CEAP will be at five grocer locations on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. accepting non-perishable food item and cash donations. Brooklyn Center Walmart, 1200 Shingle Creek Parkway Brooklyn Center Cub Foods, 3245 Bass [...]

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For the third consecutive year, students at Forest Elementary in Crystal painted and decorated pumpkins to look like characters from their favorite books in anticipation of Halloween. The pumpkins are in display in the school’s library, and include characters from Harry Potter, Charlotte’s Web, and Curious George.

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Robbinsdale High School graduates inducted into school’s hall of fame After a well-attended all-school reunion in October 2013, the Robbinsdale High School Alumni Association inducted a second group of graduates into its Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame Oct. 18. Each inductee addressed an audience of friends, family and classmates as they fondly remembered roaming the halls [...]

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A Brooklyn Center affordable housing apartment complex celebrated nearly a year’s worth of renovations with an open house for the public. The 122-unit Crest apartment complex, located at 6221 Shingle Creek Parkway and between Brookdale Library and Brooklyn Center Community Center, held a public open house hosted by its management company Aeon Tuesday, Oct. 14, [...]

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