Robbinsdale

Police urge residents with information to call department At approximately 11 p.m. Oct. 30, Robbinsdale police officers responded to a “shots fired” call near the intersection of 38th Avenue North and Halifax Avenue North, according to a crime alert released Oct. 31. Officers determined that three shots were fired into a residence on the 4400 [...]

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Birdtown Cafe sold, will re-open as The Chestnut Cafe One of West Broadway’s breakfast hot spots will be getting a new look under new management. The Birdtown Cafe was sold to chef Jonathan Kruse Oct. 31 and will be rechristened as The Chestnut Cafe. “It’s still going to be a neighborhood cafe,” Kruse said shortly [...]

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Thai exchange student hopes to take up skiing, practice English When the school year started on Sept. 2, most students found new teachers, new friends, and new classes mixed in with the familiar faces and places of their schools. For Rattiyaporn “Benz” Chokkoon, a Thai exchange student studying at Cooper High School, just about everything [...]

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Accuses management of retaliation following summer demonstration This article was edited at 10:59 a.m. Oct. 31 to include a statement from North Memorial. The National Labor Relations Board has alleged that North Memorial Healthcare retaliated against some of its unionized employees and engaged in other unfair labor practices after a demonstration outside the hospital’s Robbinsdale campus last [...]

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Robbinsdale’s Whiz Bang Days Committee is hosting a fundraising beer bust 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Eagles Nest Lounge, 4106 Lakeland Ave. N., Robbinsdale. The bust is designed to raise money for the festival’s ambassador program and will provide an opportunity for current and past ambassadors to visit with volunteers and supporters. Info: [...]

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District report shows more students of color and more eligible for free and reduced-price lunch An enrollment report shows that the Robbinsdale Area School District’s student population has levelled off since dropping significantly earlier in the decade. The report was presented recently to the Board of Education. “Current enrollment is just 170 students more than [...]

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