Robbinsdale

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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Ben Whelan, a 2010 graduate of Robbinsdale Cooper High School and University of Minnesota student, competed in the stock saw competition at the Midwestern Collegiate Stihl Timbersports Competition April 12 in Cloquet, Minn., where he completed two cuts in 13.1 seconds and narrowly missed the collegiate record of 12.8 seconds. He will compete for a [...]

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A Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center women’s group recently hosted a forum tackling racial inequities and what can be done to properly address them. The Think Again Brooklyns club presented a discussion on racial disparities in education and criminal justice Tuesday, April 15, at the Brooklyn Park City Hall chambers, with four speakers addressing various [...]

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Jim Franzen officially became the police chief in Robbinsdale on April 16 after being appointed by the city council the night prior. His office, which is still labelled “Captain” in bold letters, is festooned with memorabilia from his decades of police work: a photo of a mustachioed Franzen posing next to a Robbinsdale police cruiser [...]

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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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