Brooklyn Park

A business plan to develop a voice-activated pillow that connects to a smartphone was praised by a panel of industry investors and was crafted in just one week by a group of high school students. Dozens of business plans were created at BestPrep’s 34th annual Minnesota Business Venture (MBV). Walmart – Brooklyn Park sponsored Park [...]

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Heading into the 2014-15 school year, Osseo Area Schools is preparing for its district-wide grade configuration change to a middle school model that will take affect next year. The biggest physical change will come with adding more space to the district’s three high schools, Maple Grove, Osseo and Park Center, an approach to accommodating for [...]

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Saint Therese, a faith-based senior care and housing organization with locations in New Hope and Brooklyn Park, will offer free balance screenings at this year’s state fair. High-tech equipment is used to determine the individual’s center of gravity and test his or her balance through a variety of conditions. The screenings will be a part [...]

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North Metro Pirates Hockey is looking for boys and girls age four and older that live in or attend school in Brooklyn Park, Columbia Heights, Fridley and Brooklyn Center  to join the league. • The $250 registration fee will be waived for first-year Mite players (does not apply to USA Hockey fee). • Equipment packages [...]

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The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office met with an array of local and regional law enforcement agencies, including the Drug Enforcement Administration, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park to better coordinate drug trafficking enforcement in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. The meeting was closed to media because some discussions involved [...]

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The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce will have Secretary of State Mark Ritchie as its keynote speaker during its Annual General Meeting luncheon, scheduled 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Edinburgh USA, Brooklyn Park. The chamber will also announce the recipient of the 2014 “Steve Lampi Memorial Service to the Chamber [...]

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Two incumbents not running, nine file There are nine candidates who have filed to run for three open Osseo Area School Board seats in this year’s general election. The school board is comprised of six board members. Jim Burgett, Tammie Epley and Teresa Lunt are up for re-election, and Burgett is the only incumbent who [...]

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