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Blue Line Extension flyover video released
Published March 21, 2017 at 11:50 am
Blue Line Extension open houses begin March 20
Published March 15, 2017 at 10:00 am
A video visualizing the Golden Valley Road station. (Video courtesy of Blue Line Extension Project Office) The Blue Line Extension project staff members are gearing up for a round of open houses beginning March 20 in Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, Crystal, Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. The light...
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison falls short in DNC chair bid
Published March 6, 2017 at 3:48 pm
Although U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison lost his quest to become chair of the Democratic National Convention, he called Americans winners based on the selection of former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez for the job. “The American people have won today,” said Ellison, DFL-Minneapolis, after the...
Crystal Police Department to implement body cameras
Published March 2, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Cameras will be introduced gradually through 2018 By Laci Gagliano Sun Post Newspapers After gaining approval from the Crystal City Council at the Feb. 21 meeting, Crystal Police Department will soon implement a body camera pilot program for officers. Chief of Police Stephanie Revering said the...
District 45 town hall meeting set for Feb. 4
Published January 31, 2017 at 12:41 pm
Rep. Lyndon Carlson, Rep. Mike Freiberg and Sen. Ann Rest will host a town hall meeting 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Golden Valley Library, 830 Winnetka Ave. N., to discuss the 2017 legislative session. These legislators represent Senate District 45 which includes Crystal, New Hope,...
The Blue Line Extension receives approval to begin engineering phase
Published January 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm
The Blue Line Extension, a light rail transitway connecting Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Robbinsdale and Golden Valley with downtown Minneapolis, received approval today to begin the engineering phase from the Federal Transit Administration. This action comes a month after the Southwest Light Rail...
Crystal council discusses updating city investment policy
Published January 15, 2017 at 3:02 pm
Guidelines haven’t been updated since 2011 by Laci Gagliano Sun Post Newspapers The Crystal City Council entered the early stages of revamping the city’s investment policy, having heard recommendations from Jeanne McGann of AEM Financial Solutions at a Jan. 3 work session. McGann went through...
Two new Crystal council members take oath of office
Published January 13, 2017 at 11:07 am
Newly elected council members John Budziszewski, Ward 3, and Nancy LaRoche, Section 1, were sworn into their roles at the Jan. 3 council meeting by city clerk Chrissy Serres. Also sworn in were re-elected Councilmember Julie Deschler of Ward 4, and Mayor Jim Adams, who has served as mayor since...
District 45 representatives identify legislative priorities
Published January 13, 2017 at 10:11 am
Only days after ringing in the new year, legislators across the state returned to the capitol for the 2017 session. Key topics are likely to include health care, education, transportation, taxes and infrastructure. The District 45 representatives have shared their priorities about some of those key...
Crystal Council approves a series of 2017 resolutions at Dec. 20 meeting
Published December 28, 2016 at 4:34 pm
Final phase of alley reconstructions, environmental testing at Becker Park, and union contract adopted by council members The Crystal City Council approved a series of resolutions at a Dec. 20 council meeting for the upcoming year. Among the resolutions were an alley reconstruction feasibility...