Brooklyn Park

While visiting the college, kindergarten students learned how to plant a seed in a pot that they could claim, take home and watch grow if properly nurtured. A representation of KinderCaminata’s intent does not get much more literal than that.   KinderCaminata is a Minnesota take on a program that began 20 years ago in [...]

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The Step To It Challenge runs May 4-31 By Shonna Korsmoe Murphy News Service After a long winter, Hennepin County is encouraging its citizens to get out and get moving with the annual Step To It Challenge. For the sixth year in a row, 24 participating communities in Hennepin County will be holding the Step [...]

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The Bridge for Youth, a Minneapolis-based nonprofit serving runaway, homeless and abandoned youth from area suburbs was recently awarded a five-year $930,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will provide $186,000 per year. The money will provide shelter for 18 months, counseling and case management, life skills education and [...]

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Approximately three hours after police were called regarding an individual armed with a gun inside an apartment, a 39-year-old man was arrested in a Kensington Place Apartment building on the 8300 block of Zane Avenue in Brooklyn Park, according to police. A woman who had left the unit called 911 at 6:37 a.m. regarding an armed man who was [...]

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By Seth Rowe Sun Sailor Newspapers A Brooklyn Park man has died after a vehicle struck him April 15 on Minnetonka Boulevard in St. Louis Park. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as James Hance, 75, of Brooklyn Park. St. Louis Park authorities said Hance had business interests in Hopkins. Hance died in [...]

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