Robbinsdale

To the editor: I would like to thank Robbinsdale Area Community Education for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer. At Camp Invention, children work together in teams to find solutions to real-world challenges inspired by the greatest innovators in the National Inventors Hall of Fame. This summer, local elementary students at School of Engineering […]

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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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Annual Minnesota-themed art show runs through Dec. 13 As winter descends onto the West Metro, the Robbin Gallery is hosting its annual “Extremely Minnesota” art show, which features works that are loosely related to the state and anything and everything found within it. The show is juried, meaning that prizes and accolades are awarded by […]

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Following are some of the incidents reported recently to Robbinsdale Police: ASSAULT • Nov. 7 on the 3300 block of Oakdale Avenue North. • Nov. 7 on the 3730 block of Toledo Avenue North. • Nov. 7 on the 3300 block of Oakdale Avenue North. BURGLARY • Nov. 7 on the 3600 block of Halifax […]

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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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Owner enters into exclusive negotiations with city for former TCF Bank location Robbinsdale’s main drag may become the site of one of the West Metro’s newest brewery taprooms. The city’s Economic Development Authority agreed on Nov. 12 to negotiate exclusively with the owners of Wicked Wort Brewing Company for the sale of the former TCF […]

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