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Apple Valley ends Champlin Park’s unbeaten streak
VanderHyde steps down to join Gustavus
Champlin Park, Coon Rapids form girls hockey co-op
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...
Metro governmental agencies participate in race and equity cohort Meeting locations to be determined for speaker series
Published February 9, 2017 at 8:00 am
Local government’s proactive work on racial equity can leverage significant change, according to the Government Alliance on Race and Equity, a national network of government agencies working to achieve race equity and advance opportunities for everyone. Throughout the year, local cities, counties...
Senate District 46 legislators discuss immigration and diversity in St. Louis Park
Published February 7, 2017 at 6:41 pm
The DFL Party legislators from Senate District 46 are in the minority in the Legislature this year, but their views on refugees and diverse representation were in the majority among constituents at a Jan. 31 forum. Speakers and audience members at the forum filled more than 100 chairs in the...
Senate District 46 legislators outline goals in St. Louis Park
Published February 7, 2017 at 3:32 pm
Senate District 46 legislators outlined a plethora of policy goals for this year’s session during a Jan. 31 forum at St. Louis Park City Hall. However, Sen. Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, noted his goals this year will not include Southwest Light Rail Transit. Regional bodies of government have...
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,...
District 46 representatives identify legislative priorities
Published January 20, 2017 at 9:00 am
The 2017 session of the State Legislature has started and District 46 representatives, Sen. Ron Latz and Rep. Peggy Flanagan, took time to share their priorities for the year. Education “Providing stable funding for our schools without gimmicks is crucial for our students,” Latz said. He wants...
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...
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...