Crystal

Robbinsdale Armstrong High School was the 11st most academically challenging high school in Minnesota in 2013, according to an annual survey by the Washington Post. To make that determination, Post reporter Jay Mathews took the number of “college-level” tests taken at a school in a given year and divided it by the number of seniors [...]

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Originally slated to open in January, Crystal’s MD Liquors officially opened its doors on April 21. The store, which is in the location formerly occupied by Jack’s Foods, will feature a similar local feel, owner Mark Gettinger hopes. “I think a lot of stores right now, the big box chains, sometimes miss that neighborhood mom-and-pop-style [...]

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To the editor:   Even today, politicians still fight about freedom of speech, but I thank God for those faithful Americans who fought with their pen for our “unalienable rights.” Those rights include our individual privilege to think. Yes, think. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Every year we live. Each human being [...]

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Residents of New Hope, Crystal, Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park can drop off a variety of items to be properly disposed of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Brooklyn Park Operations and Maintenance facility, 8300 Noble Ave. N. Many items such as paper, cardboard, scrap metal, oil, antifreeze and electronics can [...]

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Off-Broadway Musical Theatre, a community based performing arts group, will host auditions for this year’s show “Into the Woods” Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27. “Into the Woods” is a Stephen Sondheim production. “Memories of your favorite Grimm’s fairy tales come to mind with characters like Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood and Sleeping Beauty,” said Connie Lillibridge [...]

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