Crystal

I’m not one to mince words: I enjoy receiving gifts. It’s a line I’ve toed for years and one I stand by to this day. Presents are awesome! Why, just the other day, I received a gift in the mail that I apparently bought myself several days prior on the internet. It was a pleasant […]

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Following are some of the incidents reported recently to Crystal Police: ASSAULT • Nov. 7 on the 4700 block of Welcome Avenue North. • Nov. 7 on the 5400 block of West Broadway. • Nov. 10 on the 6400 block of 36th Avenue North. OTHER Crystal Police made one arrest for suspected driving while intoxicated […]

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Since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, overall suspensions at Robbinsdale Area Schools are down 79.8 percent from the same time last year. Across the board decreases have been seen in every student group as follows: American Indian, 62.9 percent decrease; Asian-Pacific Islander, 83.3 percent decrease; Latino, 87.2 percent decrease; African American, 79.9 percent […]

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Youth ages 5-9 are invited to create their own video game 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, December 2-16, at Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Drive N. Choose a storyline, add challenges and levels of difficulty, then share by email or post to the web. Games will be in an animated flash format, viewable on most internet browsers. […]

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Thanksgiving. Once upon a time, it was a day where American families got together, tuned into the Macy’s Day Parade, watched football, ate everything in existence and were lulled into a deep, delicious sleep caused by a near-lethal combination of tryptophan and the aftermath of a sugar rush from the seven slices of pie you […]

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To the editor: Hats off and a big thank you to outgoing Crystal council members John Budziszewski, Mark Hoffmann and Joe Selton for their dedication and hard work for our city. May you stay involved in other ways to keep Crystal a great city. And congratulations to the new Crystal council members: Elizabeth Dahl, Jeff […]

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A new initiative created by Hennepin County is aiming to be more aggressive in ending the sexual exploitation of youth, placing higher penalties on the traffickers and protecting and supporting the children affected. This August, after passing the Safe Harbor Act in 2011, the State of Minnesota fully implemented its “No Wrong Door” initiative, which […]

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