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Youth practice bicycle safety in Golden Valley
Published May 9, 2017 at 8:00 am
Reaction to American Health Care Act passage falls along party lines among Minnesota members of Congress
Published May 8, 2017 at 2:29 pm
By Tad Johnson and Seth Rowe Reaction to the May 4 approval of the American Health Care Act in the U.S. House has gone along party lines, much like the vote. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison, a DFLer who represents Minneapolis and many of the nearby suburbs in the 5th Congressional District, said in a...
Brookview re-branded by Golden Valley residents
Published April 27, 2017 at 8:00 am
A new Golden Valley community center calls for re-branding of the facility and its many amenities. On April 13, the Golden Valley City Council unanimously approved a new name and logo for the facility, which is under construction and is expected to open in late fall. The name Brookview Golden...
Duininck: Proposed transit cuts would be deep, opposite of what is needed
Published April 21, 2017 at 2:56 pm
Conference committee considering transportation funding bills that increase road funding, cut SWLRT, $53 million from Metro Transit The Transportation Finance Conference Committee hosted a hearing April 20 at the State Capitol on the House and Senate omnibus transportation bills that are part of...
Two Golden Valley intersections to be revamped this fall
Published April 9, 2017 at 10:00 am
The City of Golden Valley will make safety improvements to two key intersections along Highway 55 and create a pedestrian-friendly extension to the city’s downtown area. The city plans to reconfigure Golden Valley Road and Decatur Avenue and Golden Valley Road and Highway 55, and make...
Perpich Center for Arts Education would be abolished under House bill
Published April 6, 2017 at 8:00 am
The fate of Perpich Center for Arts Education, in Golden Valley, is in the hands of Minnesota legislators after the March 3 introduction of a bill to abolish the school. Republican Reps. Jenifer Loon, Eden Prairie-District 48B, Sondra Erickson, Princeton-District 15A, and Cal Bahr, East...
Golden Valley hits milestone with new community center
Published March 29, 2017 at 1:36 pm
Golden Valley City Council received an update March 14 on the construction of the new Brookview Community Center. Jack Webber, of Adolfson and Peterson Construction, told the council that the steel frame is complete but that the project remains three or four weeks behind schedule due to a delayed...
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...