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  1. North news briefs: Coon Rapids Dam walkway is reopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    The walkway at the Coon Rapids Dam is scheduled to reopen at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, after being closed since 2013 while major work was done on the dam. The walkway crosses the Mississippi River and connects the Anoka County side of Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park with the Hennepin County side .

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  2. Coon Rapids moves July 4th fest to bigger site with twice the parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    Coon Rapids' annual July 4th bash is moving to a new location this year, and organizers are promising double the parking, more space to mingle and a bigger and more colorful fireworks display. The three-day, Thursday-Saturday civic celebration featuring live music, midway rides and games, a beanbag tournament and fireworks on the Fourth will now take place on the grounds of the Coon Rapids Ice Center at 11000 Crooked Lake Blvd. The former site - Sand Creek Park - is undergoing a multimillion-dollar remodel this summer, necessitating the move.

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  3. Hennepin County to add 100 workers to child protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Star Tribune

    Two-year-old Sophia O'Neill. At least six children in Hennepin have died in the last two years despite child protection getting reports about their caregivers.

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  4. Brooklyn Park makes a pitch for Major League SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Star Tribune

    City Council members said Monday that they'll approach the Minnesota United to explore building a major league soccer stadium along Hwy. 610 near the Target corporate campus, the proposed light-rail extension and a $90 million luxury apartment project under construction.

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  5. Health inspectors scrutinizing suburban poolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Star Tribune

    Joe Jurusik, at an apartment complex pool in Brooklyn Center, is one of the Hennepin County Environmental Health inspectors who check pools in 38 of the county's 45 communities. Before anyone dips a toe in the shimmering blue water of this Brooklyn Center pool, Hennepin County environmentalist Joe Jurusik needs to take a close look.

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  6. Drowned girl, 3, was under child protection supervisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    While Corrianah Wright, 3, was missing Sunday night, police distributed this photo. Also pictured is the mother, Mykeisha Wright.

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  7. Brooklyn Park, Robbinsdale put their best feet forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    The results of Hennepin County's 2015 Step to It Challenge are in, and the winners are Brooklyn Park, Robbinsdale and Maple Plain. The challenge is a friendly competition that encourages people to be more physically active, the county says.

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  8. 2nd look reveals girl, 3, dead in Brooklyn Park apartment poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Star Tribune

    A 3-year-old girl was found dead in a Brooklyn Park apartment pool early Monday by authorities who went back to that spot a second time during the extensive search, police said. The girl had been with a handful of other children ranging in age from 7 to 15 at the outdoor pool at the apartment Sunday evening, said Deputy Police Chief Mark Bruley.

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  9. With distinctive bikes and a punny name, Wheel Being promotes well-being in 2 citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Star Tribune

    Orange bikes, like these from another Nice Ride program, are a hallmark of Nice Ride and Allina Health's Wheel Being program. Julie Doten of Andover relishes her daily walks, an outdoors time when she can soak up the sun or just collect her thoughts.

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  10. Park Center High in Brooklyn Park making progress toward closing achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Star Tribune

    In a state plagued by the achievement gap between students of color and white students, Park Center High has been closing it on one critical measure: graduation rates. But there is no avoiding the persistent, troubling disparity in test scores and graduation rates between white students and students of color across this country and in Minnesota, said Becker, assistant principal at Park Center Senior High, a Brooklyn Park school in the Osseo district.

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  11. North news briefs: Self-help legal center to open June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    On Monday, June 1, the Tenth Judicial District will open a new self-help legal center in Anoka to assist litigants representing themselves. The center will be in the Anoka County Courthouse, but can also assist those from Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Pine, Sherburne, Washington and Wright counties.

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  12. Rep. Keith Ellison to speak at mosque inauguration in Coon RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    When a few families got together to form Minnesota's only Ahmadiyya Muslim community more than 20 years ago, homes served as worship sites. Since 1988, the largely north metro congregation has grown slowly but steadily to almost 90 members, moving from homes to rooms in libraries and community centers.

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  13. Reimagined Edinburgh USA golf course aims to be less gritty, more funRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Video : The golf course in Brooklyn Park took out 17 bunkers as part of a $2 million renovation. Some of the bunkers at the Edinburgh USA golf course were so immense, it could take golfers multiple tries to escape.

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  14. Rand: Edinburgh USA now more forgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Video : The golf course in Brooklyn Park took out 17 bunkers as part of a $2 million renovation. A good business must listen to its customers, and Edinburgh USA - which opened in 1987 in Brooklyn Park and used to host a regular LPGA Tour event - kept hearing the same thing from its regulars: this golf course is too hard.

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  15. Man shot and killed in south Minneapolis identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Abdiaziz Salah Farah, of Brooklyn Park, died from multiple gunshot wounds in a Sunday morning shooting, according to the Hennepin County medical examiner's office. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 a.m. near West Lake Street and Pillsbury Avenue South close to the Karmel Square mall, according to police.

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  16. Judge exceeds guideline, gives 9-year term to 'smiley face' driver who killed teenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Tears from grief-wracked loved ones and the defendant flowed in a Minneapolis courtroom Friday before a harsher-than-required nine-year sentence was given to a 25-year-old Coon Rapids man who drove while extremely drunk and fatally rammed a teenager's car at a Brooklyn Park red light. Michael J. Vanwagner was traveling more than 60 miles per hour last summer when he slammed into 16-year-old Jason McCarthy's stopped vehicle, causing both cars to thrust vertically from the force that ultimately killed the teen.

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  17. Brooklyn Park police investigating death of 1-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Brooklyn Park police are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl whom a caregiver drove to a Wal-Mart after the child became unresponsive last week, according to a search warrant made available Monday. Shortly after 10 p.m. Thursday, police and emergency medical responders were called to the Wal-Mart at 9451 Dunkirk Lane N. in Maple Grove on a report of an unresponsive child.

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  18. 7 a.m. update: Current drive timesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Our earlier mishaps on southbound 35W in Lino Lakes, eastbound 94 in the Lowry Hill Tunnel and at Cedar Avenue and Diffley Road have cleared. Now it's the congestion that commuters are dealing with.

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  19. 6 a.m. update: Current travel timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The roads are in good shape at this hour, and they are crash free, too. This is the time of the morning when volumes start to pick up, so it will get busier in the next 10 to 15 minutes.

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  20. Thrift stores make more revenue being less choosyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Recycling processor Travis Austin sorted items at the Goodwill Outlet in Brooklyn Park. Charities are no longer choosy about what can be donated.

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