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Getting your car ready for winter

December 10, 2018


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Police officers to start new security policy

Police officers to start new security policy

Maria Perez-Barriga

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The St. Louis Park Police Department recently ended the heated debate on wearing body cameras while on duty and are in the process of testing. Mike Garland, a lieutenant officer for St. Louis Park, said police officers have been thinking about wearing body cameras for years to further safety for the...

Recent shootings cause increase in school security

Recent shootings cause increase in school security

Sofie Geretz

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion Columns

In response to the many school shootings taking place around America, some schools have decided to take preventive measures. Hopkins, Southwest and Park have all acted differently to combat this issue, Park being the least active. Hopkins decided to implement door alarms to their school to ensure the securit...

School plans new safety measures

School plans new safety measures

Annabella Strathman

April 10, 2018


Filed under News

Hearing of the recent Parkland shooting, history teacher Brad Brubaker said he can’t help but picture himself in that position. “I don’t know that you’re ever going to really be prepared. I think most teachers, you think about your room and you think ‘OK what would I do,’” Brubaker said...

Accident on Highway 7 sparks road safety conversation

Accident on Highway 7 sparks road safety conversation

Nicole Sanford

March 15, 2018


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According to Police Chief Michael Harcey, a Hopkins high school student was killed Feb. 15 in a vehicle collision near the intersection of Highway 7 and Texas Avenue. In light of the recent tragedy, junior Ava Townsend said the unexpected event strongly impacted the community. “I think more people are shocked about it,...

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