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Continued: North news briefs: Brooklyn Park hosts 25th anniversary ice show

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It is presented by the Anoka County Historical Society, and no registration is required. For further information, call 763-576-4695 or go to www.anoka


Green Expo is coming on May 10

The annual Green Expo on sustainable living is set for Saturday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schwan Center on the campus of the National Sports Center, 1750 105th Av. NE in Blaine. The event will feature educational topics, products and speakers, among other things. Admission is free.

Columbia Heights

Team effort by city to help kids in need

The Columbia Heights police and fire departments and community partners are raising money to buy clothes, personal care hygiene items, canned and non-perishable foods for local children in need. The Clean, Fed and Warm “fun raiser” will run from 5 to 8 p.m. April 30 at the Columbia Heights Public Safety Center, 825 41st Av. NE.

The event includes live music, police and fire department demonstrations, a silent auction and a casual dinner of hotdogs, chips, soda or water.

Financial contributions of $10 per person or $20 per family will be accepted at the event or at PayPal.Com or Donated items can be dropped off at SACA Food Shelf, 627 38th Av. NE. in Columbia Heights, or the Public Safety Center. For more information, call 763-789-2444.

coon rapids

College hosts suicide prevention workshop

Anoka-Ramsey Community College will offer a free suicide prevention workshop on Wednesday, April 16.

Two one-hour sessions will be offered, starting at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Legacy Room on the Coon Rapids campus, 11200 Mississippi Blvd. W.

Presenters include licensed psychologist Davin Maijala and Nikki Jagodzinski, a suicide-prevention coordinator. Both are from St. Cloud State University.

Participants will learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and learn skills to intervene to help a friend or relative. The public is welcome to attend.

Nationally, suicide is the third-leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year-olds.

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April 17 open house on proposed HyVee

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