Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Anoka's recycling day

  • Updated: April 15, 2014 - 3:44 PM


Spring brings recycling day for Anoka residents

Spring recycling drop-off day for the city of Anoka is April 26. Residents can bring recyclables to the city’s Public Services Facility at 501 Pierce St. between 8 a.m. and noon.

Accepted items include clothing, household appliances, bicycles, batteries, cellphones, scrap metal and other materials. The city will take car seats, TVs, mattresses, and tires for a fee.

For further information, call 763-576-2725.


Anoka County to hold 4-H Clover Dash

Anoka County will hold its fourth annual 4-H Clover Dash on Saturday, April 26, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Andover.

Runners and walkers, youth and adults can participate in the 5K Fun Run/Walk and 2-mile walk. All proceeds will go toward supporting 4-H Youth Development programs and scholarships.

The first three men and women to finish will receive medals, and there will also be prize drawings. The event will start at 9 a.m. Participants can register online at ­ or call 763-755-1280.

Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn Center honors police, citizens

The Brooklyn Center police department and Crime Prevention Program will host the 24th annual Police & Citizens awards ceremony on April 16 at the community center, 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.

The free ceremony event commences at 7 p.m. in Constitution Hall.

For further information, call 763-569-3333.

Volunteers to clean up Great Shingle Creek

Volunteers will gather to clean up Great Shingle Creek on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to noon.

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