Brooklyn Park

A group of high school students recently offered a new angle to local elections. Pro USA of Brooklyn Park offers extracurricular activities for students through sports and other programs, including a Brooklyn Park Mayoral candidate debate on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Brooklyn Park City Hall. Three co-hosts and other student organizers asked mayoral candidates Jeffrey [...]

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Brooklyn Park Election Day ballots will include an array of races on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Voters will cast ballots for Brooklyn Park City Council, the Osseo School Board, the Robbinsdale School Board, the Three Rivers Park District Board, Hennepin County Sheriff, Hennepin County District Attorney, county judges, state representatives, governor, U.S. representative and U.S. senator. [...]

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The Think Again Brooklyns group hosted a forum on citizen engagement and the importance of voting, two weeks away from Election Day. The Tuesday, Oct. 21, meeting, hosted at Brooklyn Park City Hall, featured three speakers talking about voter turnout, citizens’ relationships with legislators, and the importance of civic engagement in regards to the legislative [...]

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Breaking down racial, cultural and ethnic barriers may still prove difficult in this day and age, but Hennepin Technical College may have found an all-too obvious solution: simple, honest dialogue. On Wednesday, Oct. 22, HTC’s Brooklyn Park campus celebrated Unity Day, the signature event of October as National Bullying Prevention Month, for the third straight [...]

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The Brooklyn Park Recreation and Parks Department offers a wide variety of recreational activities for all ages. Youth scholarships are available for enrolling in children’s programs. Upcoming events this fall and winter include luncheons, a skating events, Christmas on the Farm, winter break activities, parenting support and other activities. The Brooklyn Center Community Center will [...]

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Local health experts met Saturday, Oct. 25, at North Hennepin Community College to address questions and concerns about how Ebola is spread. They also wanted to spread the message that Twin Cities residents from West Africa should not be discriminated against. The Liberian Health Initiative and the Minnesota African Task Force Against Ebola organized the [...]

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